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Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Department of Animal Science Michael Darre, who retired in August, recently received the Provost’s Outstanding Service Award, which is designed to honor and recognize those who have demonstrated excellence in service to the University of Connecticut that far exceeds reasonable expectations of their positions. The award honors faculty whose volunteer service (i.e., not that assigned […]

Extension educator putting fruit research into practice

“Research is pointless unless you can convey the results to people who can use it. They go hand-in-hand.” This quote from Visiting Associate Extension Educator Mary Concklin reveals her desire to combine science with education as she works with fruit and those who grow it. Since 2012, Concklin, who is now in a 100 percent […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) was selected as a recipient of the Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship in the team category. The EFNEP program, which focuses on low-income families and diverse populations, was honored on December 5. According to the Office of the Provost awards webpage, nominees for the […]