Food

CAHNR in the news

Recent alumna Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru (Environmental Studies ’20) authored an article for Vice News on environmental scholarship. She describes mainstream environmental scholarship as reflecting the interests of the white and wealthy, largely excluding the lived experiences of people of color and indigenous peoples. The New York Times cited research by Assistant Professor Sandro Steinbach of the […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Scientist to receive PSA Early Achievement Award for Research Assistant Professor Abhi Upadhyay of the Department of Animal Science was chosen by the Poultry Science Association (PSA) as the recipient of the 2020 PSA Early Achievement Award for Research. The award recognizes the achievements of PSA members in the early stages of their career in […]

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 […]

New course examines science and policy related to meat as food

A new animal science course titled, Science and Policy Considerations for Meat as Food, is being taught during the spring 2020 semester by Professor Cameron Faustman. The course focuses on meat and seafood processes as well as the challenges facing these industries. “The goal of this course is to have students appreciate the complexity of […]