Nutrition

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

An environmental studies major with a minor in global studies, Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru, was named a 2019 Truman Scholar by The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. She is only the sixth UConn student in history to win this award, which is described as a “graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as […]

CAHNR in the news

Connecticut by the Numbers ran a story about a UConn study of food insecurity and obesity. It names members of the research team as former Postdoctoral Fellow Rebecca Boehm, Associate Extension Educator Jiff Martin, CAHNR alumna and current Senior Director of Community Partnership and Programs at the Connecticut Food Bank Jaime Foster and Director of […]

CAHNR in the news

National Aquarium Waterblog mentioned the aquariums’ work with UConn in gathering data and samples from grey seals in order to better understand their health and behavior. Assistant Research Professor Milton Levin‘s lab has been involved in the study for six years. Levin is on the faculty of pathobiology. Center for Academic Programs Update announced that […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported that ProfessorsĀ Karl Guillard and Thomas Morris received $50,000 from the Connecticut Institute of Water Resources to study phosphorus leaching from lawns treated with organic compost. The researchers are on the faculty of plant science and landscape architecture. USA News and World Report quoted Associate Professor Jennifer HarrisĀ as saying that kids are targeted […]