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Meet graduate student Yuxiang Wang

Yuxiang Wang first became interested in science during a middle school biology course when he found himself intrigued with biological processes. Recently, his vaccine research has refocused from tick-borne diseases to the COVID-19 virus, and for the first time in his career he feels a sense of urgency and importance to work that could contribute […]

Athletic trainer’s research examines work-life balance

Associate Professor of Kinesiology Stephanie Singe was a doctoral student when she hit a critical moment in her professional development. As a teaching assistant, she heard many of her students share their thoughts of leaving the athletic training field upon graduating. When she talked with her students about their reasons, some patterns emerged. “A lot […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Graduate student wins presentation award Anna Puchkoff, a master’s student in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, received the Buck Ketchum Prize for the best graduate student oral presentation at the New England Estuarine Research Society‘s Spring 2020 Virtual Meeting on June 5. Presentations are judged by a committee on specific criteria within […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Paulo Verardi, an associate professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, and Joanne Conover, a professor in the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study the impact of postinfectious hydrocephalus on the stem cell niche of the […]