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Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Laura Brown recognized as Member of the Year by the Connecticut Economic Development Association Laura Brown, community and economic development educator in UConn Extension, recently received the Connecticut Economic Development Association (CEDAS) Member of the Year Award. A CEDAS board member, the award recognized her role on the CEDAS Program Committee and the CEDAS Academy […]

Meet undergraduate student Erin Flajnik

As a college student, Massachusetts native Erin Flajnik knew she was interested in a medical field. Her sports background led her to exercise science, ultimately choosing physical therapy as a career. She hopes to work in the medical community surrounding Boston and plans to specialize in pediatric physical therapy. Read more about Erin’s experiences as […]

Economist developing tools to understand trade war effects on agriculture industry

The United States agricultural industry is one of the sectors hit hardest by recent trade wars. The United States is the world’s second largest exporter of agricultural products selling, on average, more than 20 percent of its output to foreign markets. Nearly 50 percent of some crops, including wheat, cotton and soybeans, are sold abroad. […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Cameron Faustman to receive 2019 Excellence in Research Leadership Award The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced their excellence in agricultural research awards. Animal Science Professor and former CAHNR Interim Dean Cameron Faustman was named a recipient of the 2019 Excellence […]

CAHNR in the news

An article in Elemental quoted Linda Pescatello, a distinguished professor in the Department of Kinesiology. She explained individuals who exercise only on weekends can experience the same health benefits as those with more consistent exercise routines throughout the week. In addition to noting the immediate health benefits of exercise, she said that any physical activity, […]