Nutrition

College expands course offerings at regional campuses

Located in Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury and Avery Point, UConn’s regional campuses provide students with more local options to earn a certificate or degree or fulfill general education requirements before heading to the main campus in Storrs to complete their studies. An increasing number of UConn baccalaureate degree programs can be earned entirely at the regional […]

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 graduate student Heidi Karner

As a registered dietitian and master’s student in the Department of Allied Health Sciences Health Promotion Sciences Program, Heidi Karner assembled a collaborative team to address nutritional health in the community of Windsor. Focusing on the Sage Park Middle School, she brought together Windsor Public Schools, Foodshare’s Windsor Hunger Action Team and UConn with the […]

Undergraduates in CAHNR are active in research projects

Undergraduate students in CAHNR have many opportunities to engage in research. Faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects, as well. In the spring semester, the UConn Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) announces the names of students receiving an IDEA grant, presenting a Frontiers research poster or obtaining a SURF award. OUR also hosts the […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured allied health sciences student Analyse Giordano, who is a University Scholar. In addition, she received a SURF award for her research in developing an improved model for continuous glucose monitors in the body. U.S. News & World Report highlighted the work of Connecticut’s 4-H New London County program, especially the activities of […]