Stories

Animal scientist studies effects of maternal nutrition on offspring

Associate professor Kristen Govoni has spent the majority of her career at UConn, having earned her BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in animal science in the College. Her research focuses on animal growth, development and health. For the past eight years, Govoni has been involved in a collaboration with two other faculty in the Department […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Mark Brand receives SPARK award from Office of Vice President of Research The Office of Vice President of Research announced the award decisions for the SPARK Technology Commercialization Fund Program. Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture was chosen as an awardee in the highly selected competition. SPARK supports innovative […]

CAHNR in the news

Tina Detelj of WTNH discussed new federal funding for Connecticut aquaculture with Anoushka Concepcion, an assistant extension educator and aquaculture specialist with Connecticut Sea Grant. UConn Today spoke with Douglas Casa, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and chief operating officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, about exertional heat stroke and athlete safety. Associate […]

Meet undergraduate Luke Anderson

Many students face a challenge at UConn trying to balance academics with their social lives and involvement in interests outside the classroom. Luke Anderson encounters this, as well. However, Anderson seemingly has more activities to coordinate. For example, he is a University Scholar, working toward dual degrees in nutritional sciences and anthropology with a minor […]

Students and faculty study sustainable agriculture in Cuba

When students and faculty recall the time they spent in Cuba during the spring of 2019, they may remember the spicy taste of a delicious lunch or lively times learning to dance the salsa in the evenings at the residencia where they stayed. They will also point out the remarkable lessons they learned about urban […]