Study-abroad course introduces students to Global One Health

“My mother was born in Belfast, and my father’s family came from the Midlands,” says Sheila Andrew, professor and extension dairy specialist in the Department of Animal Science. Her comments are greeted with a guffaw from Sandra Bushmich, the College’s associate dean for academic programs and a professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary […]

Kimberly Rollins appointed head of Agricultural and Resource Economics

This month, the College welcomes Kimberly Rollins as the head of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE). She is relocating from Nevada, where she has been a professor at University of Nevada Reno (UNR). “I grew up in Maine, so it feels like I’m coming home,” Rollins says. “UConn has a wonderful faculty […]

Extension educator screens Connecticut newborns for metabolic disorders

Extension Educator Sherry Gray divides her time between educational outreach in community nutrition and clinical nutrition, where she works with patients who have metabolic disorders. As a faculty member in UConn Extension, she provides programs in food and general nutrition and supervises the federally funded Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program for Hartford County, helping […]

Scientists study health of Cape Cod’s gray seals

Assistant Research Professor Milton Levin, a faculty member in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, is part of a team of scientists who conduct an annual health assessment of gray seal pups at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge off Chatham on Cape Cod, MA. The team members, from Tufts University, NOAA, UConn, Mystic Aquarium and […]