Faculty

CAHNR provides many undergrad research opportunities

Various CAHNR students and faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects. According to Associate Dean for Academic Programs Sandra Bushmich, undergraduates follow several avenues of exposure to research science. Some examples include students who do research for academic credit, through internship programs and as part of employment in a laboratory. Recent undergraduate research events […]

The Department of Allied Health Sciences: an overview

The Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS) is home to distinguished faculty working in numerous fields of study and providing research opportunities for more than 800 undergraduate and graduate students. “This is a department with diverse programs and faculty with strengths in advising, teaching and research,” says Justin Nash, professor and department head. Upon joining […]

College SNAP-Ed projects help thousands eat healthier

According to the latest data from United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS), about 41.2 million people are food insecure. People living with food insecurity do not have regular or reliable access to food, leading to “reduced intake, disrupted eating patterns or a reduction in the quality, variety or desirability of diet.” The […]

CAHNR in the news

A Horticulture Research article, coauthored by Professor Yi Li and his lab, was nominated by the editors-in-chief of Springer Nature as a “groundbreaking article” that “could help change the world.” Li, who is part of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, also wrote about his CRISPR-modified crop research and genome editing technology for […]