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Meet graduate student Monica Marcello

This past spring, Monica Marcello finished her career as a record-setting UConn athlete. While her time as a diver and senior captain for the UConn Women’s Swimming and Diving Team may be over, she has found a new team. As a masters student in nutritional sciences, she is part of an interdisciplinary research project that […]

Study-abroad course introduces students to Global One Health

“My mother was born in Belfast, and my father’s family came from the Midlands,” says Sheila Andrew, professor and extension dairy specialist in the Department of Animal Science. Her comments are greeted with a guffaw from Sandra Bushmich, the College’s associate dean for academic programs and a professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) recently announced recipients in the 2019 Research Excellence Program (REP). The grants “provide seed funding to fuel innovative research, scholarship, and creative endeavors with strong potential for significant extramural funding and/or achievements consistent with the highest standards of accomplishment in the discipline,” according to an article […]

CAHNR in the news

Today.com gave a list of signs of dehydration and referred to a study into the effects of being dehydrated from the Human Performance Laboratory. The Laboratory is associated with the Department of Kinesiology. The Greater New Milford Spectrum reported that a new garden is being planted on the historic Merwinsville Hotel grounds with the help […]

Meet recent master’s graduate Claudia Mejia

Claudia Mejia is a determined individual. She concurrently navigated family life, an internship and the requirements of a coordinated master’s program in allied health. And then, right before graduation, she ran through unpredictable terrain and 30 obstacles in the 13-mile Spartan Beast Race. This contest purports to “test everything you’re made of: your strength, your […]