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. […]
Breno Fragomeni joined the Department of Animal Science this past August as assistant professor of genetics. He works in computational genetics, analyzing data related to animals’ performance in order to improve selection and breeding decisions for livestock. Here is what he said in an interview. Where did you get your degrees? I have a degree […]
Indrajeet Chaubey has been appointed dean of the College. He comes to UConn from Purdue University, where he held a number of positions over the past 12 years, including associate dean and director of international programs of the College of Agriculture since 2016. Read the full announcement on UConn Today.
With close to 400 undergraduate and graduate students and a distinctive array of facilities, the Department of Animal Science provides opportunities for students with varied interests and goals. “What’s unique about UConn is that our animal facilities are an integral part of campus,” says Steven Zinn, professor and department head. These facilities consist of the […]
The United States Census Bureau predicts that by 2030, when the remaining members of the baby boomer generation pass the age of 65, one out of every five Americans will be of retirement age. Medical facilities are preparing to treat a growing elderly population by focusing on reducing the length of hospital stays and increasing […]