Health

Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture: an overview

With its current emphasis on the interconnected elements of plant, people and environment coupled with community health, sustainability and resilience, the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (PSLA) is a green and lively place for teaching, research and outreach. Teaching shines “The experienced, accomplished teachers are one of our bright spots in the department,” […]

CAHNR in the news

MSN highlighted a study of the four largest fast-food chains in the United States. It found that although restaurants offer healthy choices with kids’ meals, 74 percent of parents still purchase unhealthy food for their children in those places. The lead author of the report is Department of Allied Health Sciences Associate Professor Jennifer Harris, […]

Changes in exercise science and athletic training programs address needs of evolving professions

Faculty and students are excited about changes taking effect in several programs offered by the Department of Kinesiology. Athletic training is transitioning from a bachelor’s degree program to a master’s level professional degree, in compliance with the requirement that all such programs move to the graduate level by 2022 enacted by the Commission on Accreditation […]

CAHNR in the news

Medical Daily included comments by Associate Professor Jennifer Harris about how consumption of energy drinks by adolescent boys can result in risky behavior. Harris is on the faculty of allied health sciences. The Daily Campus reported about algae blooms in Mirror Lake on campus. Associate Cooperative Extension Educator Michael Dietz was quoted about the problem. […]