Food

CAHNR in the news

SNAP-Ed Connection reported on a collaboration between UConn School and Family SNAP-Ed and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to support healthy behaviors in high-need children receiving healthcare. Department of Allied Health Sciences Professor Valerie Duffy was listed as the contact person. See also Morning Ag Clips. UConn Today posted a holiday video greeting that ends […]

CAHNR in the news

Leonardodicaprio.org included an article by Rebecca Boehm about the relationship between United States household food purchasing and greenhouse gas emissions. Boehm is a postdoctoral research associate in agricultural and resource economics. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans on Monday. It gives recommendations […]

College organizes group to promote GMO science

According to a recent Pew Research survey, the largest difference in science-related views between the American public and scientists concerns the safety of food produced from, or that used, genetically modified organisms (GMOs). While scientists say GMOs are safe, the public is skeptical, expressing concerns about the impacts their use may have on human and […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today ran an article about a new UConn class called Horticulture of Cannabis: From Seed to Harvest, which will be offered in plant science and landscape architecture. It included quotes by Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Gerald Berkowitz, who will teach the class, and mentioned CAHNR alumni Taylor Cheek and Matt […]