CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced the Connecticut Institute of Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is addressing how climate change is impacting public health in Connecticut in a series of six free webinars. CIRCA is hosting a Climate Change and Public Health Mini-webinar Series through the month of September as part of Resilient Connecticut, a large-scale climate planning […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured Zoraida Velazquez, an extension educator in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Educator Program (EFNEP). She answers food, health and nutrition-related questions for Bridgeport-area residents every Friday morning on Radio Amor/Radio Love 690 AM to help the community improve their health and well-being. EFNEP helps families learn about healthy eating, shopping on a […]

Participants from across Connecticut receive virtual experience at Natural Resources Conservation Academy

Each summer since 2012, the Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) has hosted students and adults from across the state to learn about natural resources careers, see a variety of field collection technologies in action and engage with like-minded environmentally conscious peers. This summer, because of COVID–19, the NRCA hosted its first ever slate of virtual […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Staff member receives UConn mentorship award Lynn Grabowski, an administrative service specialist with the Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station, received the Outstanding Mentor Award for her continued service and dedication to students in the UConn Connects program. UConn Connects is the University’s largest volunteer mentoring program offered by the Academic Achievement Center. It is an academic […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Associate Professor Steven Szczepanek in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science and Thanh Duc Nguyen, an assistant professor in the School of Engineering, received a $432,990 contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a single-use, self-administered microneedle vaccine technology for infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Szczepanek […]