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CAHNR in the news

CBS New York aired a story about the new cannabis horticulture class at UConn that equips students for jobs in the legal marijuana industry. The footage includes interviews with students, instructor and adjunct faculty member Matt DeBacco and Professor Gerry Berkowitz. DeBacco and Berkowitz are part of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

Recipients of the UConn IDEA Grant receive up to $4,000 per student to support self-designed projects including artistic endeavors, community service initiatives, entrepreneurial ventures, research projects, and other creative and innovative projects, according to the Office of Undergraduate Research’s website. Of the 11 undergraduate awardees for fall 2018, two are CAHNR students. Paulina Frutos, who […]

New head appointed for Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ji-Young Lee has been appointed head of the Department of Nutritional Sciences. Lee joined the College in 2010 as an associate professor and was promoted to professor in August 2018. “I feel very honored to be chosen as the next head of nutritional sciences,” Lee says. “I have developed such affection and loyalty to this […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced that the UConn Board of Trustees confirmed the appointment of Thomas C. Katsouleas as the 16th president of the University of Connecticut. Department of Nutritional Sciences Professor Hedley Freake and Department of Extension Professor Nancy Bull were members of the Advisory Search Committee for President because of their affiliation with the University […]