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CAHNR in the news

SNAP-Ed Connection reported on a collaboration between UConn School and Family SNAP-Ed and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to support healthy behaviors in high-need children receiving healthcare. Department of Allied Health Sciences Professor Valerie Duffy was listed as the contact person. See also Morning Ag Clips. UConn Today posted a holiday video greeting that ends […]

David B. Schroeder Scholarship supports students preparing for careers in natural resources

The David B. Schroeder Scholarship was established in memory of David B. Schroeder, professor emeritus and former head of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE). The scholarship provides support for outstanding seniors enrolled full-time as majors in the department. Schroeder enjoyed a career at UConn that spanned forty-one years, until his retirement in […]

Virologist and partners awarded two patents for genetically engineered viruses to protect against African swine fever

African swine fever (ASF) virus is a deadly hemorrhagic disease affecting domestic and wild pigs. While historically found in Africa, ASF is currently considered an epidemic in Europe and Asia. In 2007 it was detected in the Republic of Georgia, and from there it spread through the Caucasus to Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. By 2014, […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Conservation Training Partnerships Program was selected as the recipient of a 2018 DataHaven Innovation Award (Data in Education Award – University and Graduate Level). The awards, presented by Liberty Bank Foundation, were designed to highlight the creativity and ingenuity of individuals and groups who employ data to make Connecticut a better place. Team members […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today quoted Department of Animal Science Professor Emeritus Michael Darre on why he thinks heritage or heirloom varieties of turkeys are popular for Thanksgiving meals. The article also mentioned the Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm, which is run by the Hermonot family including several CAHNR alumni, Katherine, Rick, Ashley and Jonathan. The Daily Campus reported […]