Awards and achievements in CAHNR

The UConn Board of Trustees approved tenure and/or promotion for the following faculty in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources on April 28: Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Yangchao Luo, Nutritional Sciences Promotion to Associate Extension Educator Anoushka Concepcion, Extension Jennifer Cushman, Extension Promotion to Extension Educator Laura Brown, Extension Cary Chadwick, […]

CAHNR in the news

NBC Connecticut visited the Kellogg Dairy Center in a video news segment about how Connecticut dairy is part of the climate change solution. They spoke with Animal Science Department Head and Professor and Steve Zinn and UConn Extension Department Head and Assistant Director Bonnie Burr about the college’s dairy facilities and related educational programs. Zinn […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today shared a UConn Health Minute video on common running injuries and how the UConn Institute of Sports Medicine, a collaboration between UConn Health and the Department of Kinesiology, works to enable athletes at all levels of play to reach their peak performance while working to prevent and treat sports-related injuries through world-class clinical […]

CAHNR in the news

NBC Connecticut aired a segment on Solid Ground Farmer Trainings, a UConn Extension program designed to offer education, mentoring and technical assistance to new and beginning farmers. The program was launched in 2016 through the USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. Charlotte Ross, program coordinator, was interviewed. James Knighton, assistant professor in the Department of […]

Virtual Conference Brings Together Global Experts to Tackle COVID-19 “Infodemic”

Health behavior experts come together to put forth an agenda that uses social media to solve public health problems The COVID-19 pandemic that seized the world last year created an unprecedented global health crisis. The pandemic was accompanied by an “infodemic” in which misinformation about the virus and, more recently, COVID-19 vaccines, have run rampant […]