Nutrition

CAHNR in the news

CAHNR undergraduate students Zachary Duda ’21, Jonathan Russo ’21 and Alyson Schneider ’21 released a trailer for their upcoming documentary film, Completely Connecticut Agriculture. The project will highlight examples of innovative agriculture in the state. Duda, Russo and Schneider are all agriculture and natural resource majors. Russo is a double major in sustainable plant and soil […]

Meet undergraduate student Shaharia Ferdus

Shaharia Ferdus is passionate about women’s health and serving those from underserved populations. She plans to become a family physician but is also considering gynecology and obstetrics so she can give women a voice in their healthcare as well as provide accurate information and dispel the many myths surrounding these issues. When asked what she […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured the new garden overlooking Swan Lake, which serves both to memorialize the beloved swing tree near Mirror Lake and to foster conversations among the UConn community. Two saplings propagated from the original swing tree by Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture were planted in the new […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on a new mini-series called “Walk With Me” within “On the Trail,” a podcast about topics both on, off, in and around trails in Connecticut. The podcast is sponsored by the Connecticut Trail Census, a UConn Extension program focused data collection and education on multi-use trails in the state. Podcast host and […]

CAHNR in the news

Associate Extension Educator Michael Dietz was featured in a WFSB video on drought conditions in the state. He suggested shallow well owners and those who have experienced water problems from this year’s drought consider deepening their wells. He told WFSB a warming climate means residents can expect more droughts. Dietz is a joint faculty member in […]