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Virologist joins international effort to eradicate deadly animal disease

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious viral disease that affects small ruminants. The disease has a severe rate of morbidity and mortality for many domestic and wild animals, including sheep, goats, deer and antelope. The virus is found primarily in Africa, the Middle East and Asia and has most recently been detected […]

CAHNR in the news

Connecticut by the Numbers ran a story about a UConn study of food insecurity and obesity. It names members of the research team as former Postdoctoral Fellow Rebecca Boehm, Associate Extension Educator Jiff Martin, CAHNR alumna and current Senior Director of Community Partnership and Programs at the Connecticut Food Bank Jaime Foster and Director of […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

  Congratulations to CAHNR’s outstanding and distinguished faculty, staff, students and alumni (depicted above) who were recognized recently at the 2019 Awards and Honors event. Not shown are the Connecticut 4-H Volunteer Awards recipients: Abigail Button (4-H Alumni Award), Marguerite Rauch (4-H Meritorious Service Award) and Rachael and Ken Manzer (4-H Leadership Award). All photos […]

Sport Optimization and Rehabilitation Laboratory

The Sport Optimization and Rehabilitation (SOAR) Laboratory is part of the Human Performance Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology. Located within Gampel Pavilion, SOAR is a multidisciplinary research division that focuses on human performance, injury prevention, health and safety and personalized medicine. SOAR’s mission is to promote lifelong physical activity to improve health and wellness […]