CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported that its new one-credit online undergraduate course on the COVID-19 pandemic has reached an enrollment of over 4,000 students. The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts on Health, Business, and Society, a multidisciplinary course on the novel coronavirus, began April 17 and runs through May 1. John Volin, vice provost for academic affairs and professor […]

Researcher studies behavioral economic and mHealth interventions for weight loss

Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable death. People with overweight and obesity are at a heightened risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and several types of cancer, among other diseases. With nearly 40 percent of American adults suffering from obesity per by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity is […]

CAHNR in the news

The Day featured Symia Ebbin and her family cleaning up trash in Groton, CT, to mark Earth Day. Ebbin, an associate professor in residence at the Avery Point campus in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and a research coordinator with Connecticut Sea Grant, had planned an Earth Day cleanup event with the UConn EcoHusky […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

NRCA receives 2020 Excellence in Land Conservation Organization Award The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) announced their 2020 Excellence in Conservation Awards. The Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) is the recipient of the Excellence in Land Conservation Organization Award. The CLCC stated, “For the past seven years, UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) team has been […]