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CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured a curated list of online resources compiled by UConn Extension for our statewide audiences, including families, businesses, and agricultural producers to help deal with the unprecedented challenges in the UConn community and around the world produced by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Associate Professor Richard Dunn was interviewed by ABC News about President […]

Meet undergraduate student Jessica Dimatteo

Jessica Dimatteo came to UConn undecided about a major. After seeing a variety of programs through the Academic Center for Exploratory Students, she found the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. With plans to become a grower in the medical marijuana industry, she was excited to gain hands-on experience in the cultivation of cannabis […]

UConn Extension offers clearinghouse of resources on coronavirus response

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has produced unprecedented challenges in the UConn community and around the world. To provide assistance in guiding responses to the pandemic, UConn CAHNR Extension educators have curated online resources for our statewide audiences, including families, businesses, and agricultural producers. Read more

CAHNR in the news

Associate Professor Paulo Verardi of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Sciences is quoted in USA Today. He discusses viruses and the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Yin Wu, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Kinesiology, discusses the major findings from a study entitled “Tai Ji Quan as Antihypertensive Lifestyle Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” […]

Meet undergraduate student Gabrielle Sharbin

Allied health sciences major Gabrielle Sharbin says the diversity of classes in her program has given her a comprehensive understanding of different aspects of the healthcare profession. She has also taken courses in other subjects that relate to human health, such nutrition and psychology. She says this broad perspective is preparing her to continue her […]