CAHNR in the news

Science Magazine quoted Douglas Casa, professor in the Department of Kinesiology and chief executive officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, on his research. Casa studies how bodies react to the stress of working in the heat and tests protective measures. UConn Today featured Rich Mutts ’06 (CLAS), program director of the Meriden Children First Initiative, […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

UConn Extension team wins Farm Journal contest The eXtension Foundation announced a UConn Extension team as the winner of the Farm Journal’s September Story Lead Contest. Their story lead was Creating a Sustainable Food System Through Agricultural Production, Food Security and Safety, and Food Access. The full article has since been published on the AgWeb […]

Job Opening: CAHNR Director of Communications

Job Opening: The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) at the University of Connecticut is seeking a full-time Director of Communications. Reporting to the Dean, the incumbent in this position will provide vision, leadership, and direction to support CAHNR’s communication and marketing strategies and promote its brand and reputation. The Communications Director must […]

CAHNR in the news

The Connecticut Post discussed a recent report on food banks by Assistant Professor Kristen Cooksey Stowers of the Department of Allied Health Sciences. She and her fellow UConn researchers conducted a qualitative study that examined key stakeholders’ perspectives of the relationship between the US food banking system and obesity disparities among food insecure clients. Animal […]

CAHNR in the news

CAHNR undergraduate students Zachary Duda ’21, Jonathan Russo ’21 and Alyson Schneider ’21 released a trailer for their upcoming documentary film, Completely Connecticut Agriculture. The project will highlight examples of innovative agriculture in the state. Duda, Russo and Schneider are all agriculture and natural resource majors. Russo is a double major in sustainable plant and soil […]