Students

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured a curated list of online resources compiled by UConn Extension for our statewide audiences, including families, businesses, and agricultural producers to help deal with the unprecedented challenges in the UConn community and around the world produced by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Associate Professor Richard Dunn was interviewed by ABC News about President […]

Meet undergraduate student Jessica Dimatteo

Jessica Dimatteo came to UConn undecided about a major. After seeing a variety of programs through the Academic Center for Exploratory Students, she found the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. With plans to become a grower in the medical marijuana industry, she was excited to gain hands-on experience in the cultivation of cannabis […]

Meet undergraduate student Gabrielle Sharbin

Allied health sciences major Gabrielle Sharbin says the diversity of classes in her program has given her a comprehensive understanding of different aspects of the healthcare profession. She has also taken courses in other subjects that relate to human health, such nutrition and psychology. She says this broad perspective is preparing her to continue her […]

CAHNR in the news

The Root featured an article and video on Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru, an environmental studies senior and UConn’s first Rhodes Scholar. She shares the importance of grappling with the Rhodes legacy as an African person, what it means to make space for other marginalized voices in environmental spaces and how she feels being the first black […]