Awards and achievements for CAHNR

Agricultural and resource economics graduate student Thomas P Krumel Jr was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Teaching-Learning-Communication (TLC) section graduate student teaching award. This criterion-based award is “to recognize and encourage graduate students who excel in teaching agricultural or applied economics courses,” according to the TLC webpage. […]

Undergraduates in CAHNR are active in research projects

Undergraduate students in CAHNR have many opportunities to engage in research. Faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects, as well. In the spring semester, the UConn Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) announces the names of students receiving an IDEA grant, presenting a Frontiers research poster or obtaining a SURF award. OUR also hosts the […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured allied health sciences student Analyse Giordano, who is a University Scholar. In addition, she received a SURF award for her research in developing an improved model for continuous glucose monitors in the body. U.S. News & World Report highlighted the work of Connecticut’s 4-H New London County program, especially the activities of […]

Evaluating e-cigarettes as a weight control tool for chronic smokers

Many smokers have reported that one of the reasons they started to smoke tobacco cigarettes is for weight control. If they quit, they fear their weight will go up. Nicotine has been shown in some studies to suppress appetite in the short-term and increase metabolism, but it seems that those who smoke the most cigarettes […]