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CAHNR in the news

USA Today quoted Department of Allied Health Associate Professor Jennifer Harris about children and fast food consumption. UConn Today included an article by Jaci Van Heest, associate professor of educational psychology in the Neag School of Education with a joint appointment in kinesiology in the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources. She wrote about […]

Meet undergraduate student Risa Lewis

Risa Lewis is fascinated by economics, particularly environmental and behavioral economics. She’s an Honors student, majoring in applied and resource economics in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. She’s interested in food sustainability and the behavioral side of economics as it relates to changing perceptions about sustainable environmental policy. Lewis is minoring in English […]

Ph.D. candidate studies interaction of intestine and immune system cardiovascular inflammation

In the world of immunology, the gut is garnering new respect. Cayla Rodia, a doctoral student in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, is fascinated with the intestine’s involvement with the immune system. “I love the intestine and I really think it is the most underrated organ,” Rodia says. “People used to think it was simply […]

Awards and accolades for CAHNR

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Committee for Excellence has reviewed award nominations and has made their recommendations for the 2018 Awards and Honors Event on March 28, 2018. Please join the College in congratulating the following individuals. Excellence in Research Award – Professor Steven Geary, Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science Kinsman […]