Plants

Meet undergraduate student Jessica Dimatteo

Jessica Dimatteo came to UConn undecided about a major. After seeing a variety of programs through the Academic Center for Exploratory Students, she found the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. With plans to become a grower in the medical marijuana industry, she was excited to gain hands-on experience in the cultivation of cannabis […]

CAHNR in the news

Associate Professor Paulo Verardi of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Sciences is quoted in USA Today. He discusses viruses and the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Yin Wu, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Kinesiology, discusses the major findings from a study entitled “Tai Ji Quan as Antihypertensive Lifestyle Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” […]

New AAS degree in arboriculture and urban forestry to launch in fall 2020

A new major in urban forestry and arboriculture, to be offered for the first time in fall 2020 by the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture, will train skilled employees for an industry with an aging workforce. “This major was developed in response to a need in the industry,” says Jason Vokoun, professor and head of […]

CAHNR in the news

The CT Mirror spoke with Steven Szczepanek about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Szczepanek is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Sciences. Robert Huggins, assistant research professor in the Department of Kinesiology, was a guest on The Sports Medicine Podcast, where he gave an update on the Athletic Training Location and Services […]