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Kimberly Rollins appointed head of Agricultural and Resource Economics

This month, the College welcomes Kimberly Rollins as the head of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE). She is relocating from Nevada, where she has been a professor at University of Nevada Reno (UNR). “I grew up in Maine, so it feels like I’m coming home,” Rollins says. “UConn has a wonderful faculty […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported that the Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) and its Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) program are helping Connecticut towns reduce water pollution. Visiting Assistant Extension Educator Amanda Ryan was quoted, and Associate Cooperative Extension Educator Michael Dietz was depicted in the article. CLEAR is a partnership of UConn […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) announced student accomplishments for spring 2019. The list included CAHNR students who gave presentations. Plant and Animal Genome XXVII Conference – January 12-16, 2019 – San Diego, CA,  Alyssa Ferreira ’20, OUR Travel Award recipient, Investigation of Strategies to Improve Annotation and Assembly of Conifer Genomes Emerging Researchers National […]

Extension educator screens Connecticut newborns for metabolic disorders

Extension Educator Sherry Gray divides her time between educational outreach in community nutrition and clinical nutrition, where she works with patients who have metabolic disorders. As a faculty member in UConn Extension, she provides programs in food and general nutrition and supervises the federally funded Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program for Hartford County, helping […]