Research

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured research Kumar Venkitanarayanan recently published as part of a team that explored ways to reduce nosocomial infections, diseases that are acquired in a hospital, using metals and metalloids. Venkitanarayanan is associate dean for research and graduate studies and an animal science professor in CAHNR. The research was also featured in Science Daily and mentioned […]

National Seaweed Hub is extension educator’s latest project to spur industry

Aquaculture, the farming of fish, shellfish and aquatic plants, is the fastest growing sector of food production, currently providing more than half of the seafood consumed globally. But with overall consumption of both wild-caught and farmed seafood more than doubling in the last 50 years, according to a 2018 report published by the Food and […]

CAHNR in the news

Extension Educator Chester Arnold, director of the Center for Land Use and Education Research, and Distinguished Professor of Geography Mark Boyer authored an article for the Hartford Courant. They discuss the local effects of climate change and how the University is fulfilling one of its core missions as the state’s land-grant institution: to help maintain […]

CAHNR in the news

Patch reported that a new disease affecting dogs, Canine Circovirus, was pinpointed for the first time in the state by investigators at the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL). The CVMDL is part of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. The Hartford Business Journal mentioned UConn’s cannabis-growing course in an article on the growing […]

Forest management researcher designs museum installation

Amanda Bunce, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, recently translated her forestry research into an art installation. In a collaboration with faculty and students in School of Fine Arts, she created a piece about tree sway for the Weather Report, an exhibit currently on view at The Aldrich Contemporary […]