Animal Science students win poster competition awards Two animal science students were recognized for their research presentations in the 2020 North American Society of Animal Science’s annual poster competition. Lauren Soranno, a recent alumna, won first place in the undergraduate poster competition for her research presentation, “The effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on ewe […]
Connecticut’s Northeast is well known for its rural character. A part of The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor, these towns feature picturesque landscapes marked by their agricultural roots. While these scenic farmlands are historical, they also continue to be active, growing and selling a variety of products. However, too often local consumers pass right […]
The Department of Animal Science announced a new scholarship dedicated in honor of Professor Emeritus Cameron Faustman. The Cameron and Carol Faustman Scholarship will support juniors or seniors who are majoring in animal science and have an interest in food science. Students will be awarded scholarship funds based on merit and financial need. From now […]
Storrs campus from above Horsebarn Hill. Photo by Colin McNeil.
As many states prepare plans to restart high school and collegiate sports, organizations need to consider how to safely return athletes to activity and avoid injury, illness and sudden death in sport. Recognizing that many organizations will need to develop enhanced safety policies when athletics resume, the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) created the “Return to […]