Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Sea Grant recently announced a number of awards for collaborative aquaculture projects that involved UConn Extension educators in Connecticut Sea Grant. Anoushka Concepcion, an assistant extension educator in UConn Extension focusing on marine aquaculture with the Connecticut Sea Grant Program, was named the lead PI of a $1.1 million project to establish a National Sea Grant […]

CAHNR in the news

The Washington Post ran an article about the perils of participating in sports in high temperatures. Professor Douglas Casa, who is on Tokyo Games commission for heat-related issues, said, “It’ll be the hottest Summer Olympics in history.” The piece also described one person’s experience with heat testing at the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) and quoted […]

Study-abroad course introduces students to Global One Health

“My mother was born in Belfast, and my father’s family came from the Midlands,” says Sheila Andrew, professor and extension dairy specialist in the Department of Animal Science. Her comments are greeted with a guffaw from Sandra Bushmich, the College’s associate dean for academic programs and a professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary […]

Pathobiology lab developed test for Apollo 11 moon rocks

During the week of July 15, 2019, the Office of Communications received a phone call from alumna and former staff member Mary Adams, who thought we’d be interested to know about the role of Prof. Alan Kenyon’s laboratory in the Apollo 11 space flight. Ms. Adams is a UConn graduate, having earned a B.S. degree […]