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Graduate student researches microorganisms in artisanal cheese

According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, overall cheese consumption in the United States continues to increase, in part due to the growth of specialty, artisanal and farmstead cheeses. Artisanal cheese differs from commercially produced cheeses in that it is typically made by hand on a small scale. The process is time consuming and labor […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Committee selected Distinguished Professor Linda Pescatello and Assistant Professor Ashley Helton as recipients of the 2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards. Pestatello, who is on the faculty of kinesiology, was chosen to receive the Teaching Innovation Award. Helton is part of natural resources and the environment and received the Excellence in Research and […]

CAHNR in the news

The New York Times printed several letters from doctors and other health care professionals on the topic of “The Role of Diet in Promoting Health.” Department of Allied Health Sciences Professor Sherry Pagoto wrote one of the letters where she spoke of the scope of the field of behavioral medicine. The Daily Campus announced that […]

Senior honors student conducts research in MIT cancer research lab

Senior honors student Justin Patten was selected to participate in the prestigious Amgen Scholars Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the summer of 2018. In May 2019, Patten, who is from Derby, Connecticut, will complete dual degrees in pathobiology and molecular and cell biology. The Amgen Scholars Program provides experiential undergraduate summer research […]