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CAHNR in the news

New England Cable News reported on Professor Yi Li‘s plant research using gene-editing technology to produce non-GMO varieties for use in several situations.  For one, Li, who is on the plant science and landscape architecture faculty, hopes to develop cultivars that are resistant to the most devastating citrus disease worldwide, citrus greening disease. See also […]

Extension’s Center for Learning in Retirement offers memoir writing club

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Curt Frederic Beck recently self-published a memoir entitled From Wannsee to Storrs: A Perpetual Optimist’s Journey. Beck penned the book while a member of an ongoing weekly memoir writing club offered through UConn’s Center for Learning in Retirement. CLIR is a UConn Extension program. Beck is past president of CLIR, […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on research published in Food Policy, which found a relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and weekly household food spending on meats. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, who works with the Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy in agricultural and resource economics, was the lead author of the study. See also The Washington […]

Awards and accolades for CAHNR

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) recently recognized PhD student Courtney Millar as an emerging leader at its Nutrition 2018 meeting in Boston. Millar was part of the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science poster competition, which recognizes the highest quality research presented by students and young investigators to ASN’s abstract categories, according to the Nutrition […]