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Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Eight CAHNR students receive IDEA Grants Eight of the thirty-three undergraduate students awarded UConn IDEA Grants in the spring 2020 funding cycle are majors in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR). The UConn IDEA Grant Program awards funding to support self-designed projects including artistic endeavors, community service initiatives, research projects, prototyping and entrepreneurial ventures, […]

Life goes on at UConn animal barns during COVID-19 pandemic

While the horses graze in the pastures surrounding the Department of Animal Science facilities, they seem oblivious to the COVID-19 pandemic as their days simply hum along. Staff continue to work diligently caring for the animals, with the upmost attention being paid to their health and well-being. “Every animal is being cared for and maintained […]

CAHNR in the news

Associate Professor Paulo Verardi of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science spoke with MEA WorldWide about the challenges to the manufacture and delivery of a vaccine to people across the world once a safe and efficacious vaccine to COVID-19 is developed. UConn Today reported on research conducted by Assistant Professor Nathan Fiala and PhD […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Allied Health Sciences students named UConn McNair Fellows Three students majoring in allied health sciences were chosen as UConn McNair Fellows. Rising sophomore Jacqueline Cuevas Gonzalez and rising freshman Kasidy Quiles and Lavar Johnson will participate in unique programming and educational activities during the fall 2020 semester designed to give them a competitive edge when applying […]