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CAHNR in the news

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise released a collection of scientific pronouncements by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). It is called Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition, and Distinguished Professor Linda Pescatello was the lead author on the hypertension paper and co-authors on several others. Pescatello is on the faculty of […]

Meet graduate student Heidi Karner

As a registered dietitian and master’s student in the Department of Allied Health Sciences Health Promotion Sciences Program, Heidi Karner assembled a collaborative team to address nutritional health in the community of Windsor. Focusing on the Sage Park Middle School, she brought together Windsor Public Schools, Foodshare’s Windsor Hunger Action Team and UConn with the […]

Scientist studies effects of land use and climate change on watersheds

Rivers and streams cover only about half a percent of the Earth’s land surface, but they play a substantial role in sustaining life on the planet. In addition to supporting complex food webs, strengthening biodiversity and maintaining water quality, river networks are a key participant in the global cycling of carbon. As atmospheric carbon dioxide […]

CAHNR in the news

Oregon State University newsroom reported highlighted research of juvenile northern red-legged frogs. Climate-related stress puts the frogs’ survival at risk. Department of Natural Resources and the Environment Assistant Professor Anita Morzillo, who is a former faculty member at Oregon State University (OSU), is part of the study. Morzillo’s graduate student, Evan Bredeweg, is lead author […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Agricultural and resource economics graduate student Thomas P Krumel Jr was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Teaching-Learning-Communication (TLC) section graduate student teaching award. This criterion-based award is “to recognize and encourage graduate students who excel in teaching agricultural or applied economics courses,” according to the TLC webpage. […]