CAHNR in the news 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 […]

Weight: What’s a gene got to do with it?

Many factors contribute to weight gain and loss. There are behavioral and environmental aspects, such as what types of food and how much people choose to eat or the amount of physical exercise they get. Genetics may also be involved, based on past investigations by Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS) Associate Professor Jeanne McCaffery […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today interviewed Associate Professor Paulo Verardi about Asian longhorned tick and his research with tick-borne diseases. Verardi is on the faculty of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. The Daily Campus reported on the establishment of a campus FFA alumni group. High school FFA programs allow students to explore careers in agriculture. The […]