Meet new faculty member Sungmin Lee

This past August, the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture welcomed new faculty member Sungmin Lee. “My colleagues have all been very supportive, and the students at UConn are very smart,” Lee says. “My teaching goal is to help students improve their analytical skills, apply their skills to design solutions and maximize their achievements. […]

Economists study consumer preference for locally produced milk

Rigoberto Lopez, agricultural and resource economics professor and department head, and Ph.D. student Binod Khanal have completed a pilot study researching consumer preferences for locally produced milk. The work was in collaboration with Azzeddine Azzam, professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. “For some time, we have noticed this renaissance of local […]

CAHNR in the news

CNN quoted associate Professor Jennifer Harris who said that commercials on TV programming that caters to black and Hispanic youth almost exclusively push unhealthy foods. Harris is part of the allied health sciences faculty and a lead author on a published report of the subject. See also: The Washington Post, UPI, Hearst News, Health Medicine Network, […]

UConn owns a verdant natural resource

UConn is home to diverse facilities and resources including its own 2,100-acre forest. This significant land area, called the UConn Forest, serves as a teaching tool for students and professionals, a place for environmental and land-use research and a peaceful recreation area for outdoor enthusiasts. It also has important roles as a key watershed protection […]