Health

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today posted a video highlighting UConn cannabis cultivation and research. Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Gerald Berkowitz and student Peter Apicella spoke on the video. NBC Connecticut posted a video about the need for kids to stay active in the summer. Department Head and Associate Professor Lindsay DiStefano discussed the importance […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on UConn chemical engineering research that uses sweat to monitor health. The researcher credited the Department of Kinesiology as collaborators in this effort. Consumer Reports quoted Associate Professor of Soil Science Jason Henderson in an article about proper lawn maintenance. Henderson, who talked about watering and cutting the turf, is part of […]

Meet alumna Linda Shanley

Things were different at UConn in 1979 when Linda Shanley graduated. For example, men’s soccer was the sport to follow. South Campus didn’t look anything like the current South Campus. In addition, she was quite proud to get a degree from the School of Allied Health before it became a department within CAHNR. Here is […]

CAHNR in the news

NBC Connecticut highlighted experimental immunotherapy treatment for pets with cancer. CAHNR alumna Ashley Kalinauskas and her laboratory team are working on the personalized cancer vaccine. PBS NewsHour reported about research done on Pinterest sunscreen recipes. Professor Sherry Pagoto, who was not part of the study, agreed that homemade sunscreens are not tested for reliable sun […]