Nutrition

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

The UConn Board of Trustees approved tenure and/or promotion for the following faculty in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources on April 28: Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Yangchao Luo, Nutritional Sciences Promotion to Associate Extension Educator Anoushka Concepcion, Extension Jennifer Cushman, Extension Promotion to Extension Educator Laura Brown, Extension Cary Chadwick, […]

Research Outreach Program Supports Underrepresented Students

Anna Zarra Aldrich, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Experiential learning allows underrepresented students to gain knowledge and skills for promising careers in food, nutrition, and health fields. Faculty from the Department of Nutritional Sciences Yangchao Luo and Loneke Blackman Carr have received a $500,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to […]

UConn Offers New Online Master Program in Personalized Nutrition

After a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees, the University of Connecticut will launch an online Master of Science in Personalized Nutrition degree program. Enrollment for the program begins in the fall of 2021. The program responds to growing industry and clinical demand for trained professionals in personalized nutrition. “We are excited to provide […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on the research of Assistant Professor Jessica Brandt of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment on how selenium moves through the ecosystem in the Western U.S., which was recently published in Environmental Science & Technology. Selenium is a micronutrient acquired through diet, but excess exposure, and the timing of the […]

CAHNR in the news

Syma Ebbin, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and research coordinator for Connecticut Sea Grant, was a guest on episode 6 of the Blue Earth Podcast, produced by Future Frogmen. She spoke on why it is essential to build ocean literacy and how science and the humanities should be brought together […]