Faculty

CAHNR in the news

The Daily Campus featured Lindsay DiStefano, associate professor and Head of Kinesiology, and her family’s search for bone marrow transplant donors for her two sons, who both have a rare immunodeficiency disease. The DiStefano family has partnered with Be The Match, a foundation able to connect directly with the bone marrow registry and advocates for those […]

Economists produce study on effects of COVID-19 on the dairy industry

With support from the Richard DelFavero Fund, Rigoberto Lopez, professor in the Department of Acultural and Resource Economics, and Chris Laughton, director of knowledge exchange at Farm Credit East, have compiled a report on the impact of COVID-19 on the Connecticut dairy farm sector. The study was conducted at the request of UConn Extension, the Connecticut […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced the Connecticut Institute of Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is addressing how climate change is impacting public health in Connecticut in a series of six free webinars. CIRCA is hosting a Climate Change and Public Health Mini-webinar Series through the month of September as part of Resilient Connecticut, a large-scale climate planning […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured Zoraida Velazquez, an extension educator in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Educator Program (EFNEP). She answers food, health and nutrition-related questions for Bridgeport-area residents every Friday morning on Radio Amor/Radio Love 690 AM to help the community improve their health and well-being. EFNEP helps families learn about healthy eating, shopping on a […]

Meet new faculty member Sangyong Choi

Sangyong Choi has joined the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources as an assistant professor. He became familiar with the UConn program while attending nutrition conferences and was excited to become a member of the department in what he considers his dream job. Choi relocated to Connecticut with his wife, who is completing her Ph.D. in English […]