Health

Meet new faculty member Sungmin Lee

This past August, the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture welcomed new faculty member Sungmin Lee. “My colleagues have all been very supportive, and the students at UConn are very smart,” Lee says. “My teaching goal is to help students improve their analytical skills, apply their skills to design solutions and maximize their achievements. […]

CAHNR in the news

CNN quoted associate Professor Jennifer Harris who said that commercials on TV programming that caters to black and Hispanic youth almost exclusively push unhealthy foods. Harris is part of the allied health sciences faculty and a lead author on a published report of the subject. See also: The Washington Post, UPI, Hearst News, Health Medicine Network, […]

Meet undergraduate Madeline Beckman

Madeline Beckman is a senior majoring in allied health sciences. She is an Office of Undergraduate Research Co-op Legacy Fellow and conducted research on Hispanic childhood nutrition and obesity prevention through this opportunity. She was recently accepted to medical school but is waiting to hear back about her Fulbright application before she decides what her […]

CAHNR in the news

Runner’s World interviewed Luke Belval about hydration and what to drink when exercising. Belval is a graduate student in kinesiology and director of research at the Korey Stringer Institute. CT Post quoted Department Head and Associate Professor Assistant Director Bonnie Burr about the interest in growing hemp and medical marijuana in Connecticut. Burr is part […]