Research

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported that its new one-credit online undergraduate course on the COVID-19 pandemic has reached an enrollment of over 4,000 students. The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts on Health, Business, and Society, a multidisciplinary course on the novel coronavirus, began April 17 and runs through May 1. John Volin, vice provost for academic affairs and professor […]

Researcher studies behavioral economic and mHealth interventions for weight loss

Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable death. People with overweight and obesity are at a heightened risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and several types of cancer, among other diseases. With nearly 40 percent of American adults suffering from obesity per by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity is […]

CAHNR in the news

The Day featured Symia Ebbin and her family cleaning up trash in Groton, CT, to mark Earth Day. Ebbin, an associate professor in residence at the Avery Point campus in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and a research coordinator with Connecticut Sea Grant, had planned an Earth Day cleanup event with the UConn EcoHusky […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic affected course content in Steve Szczepanek’s Emerging Infectious Diseases class. The article quotes several CAHNR students. Szczepanek is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. UConn Today announced the release of a new report prepared by the Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy […]

Zwick Center aims to tackle urgent ecological challenges

In 2010, the Food Marketing Policy Center in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) was transformed by the philanthropy of Charles Zwick. With a generous $1 million gift, he established the Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy in its place. The donation broadened the scope of research of the original Center, expanding […]