Students

Evaluating e-cigarettes as a weight control tool for chronic smokers

Many smokers have reported that one of the reasons they started to smoke tobacco cigarettes is for weight control. If they quit, they fear their weight will go up. Nicotine has been shown in some studies to suppress appetite in the short-term and increase metabolism, but it seems that those who smoke the most cigarettes […]

CAHNR in the news

Medicine News line reported that Assistant Professor Young Tang has identified a molecule that may factor into a new treatment for a pig infection that causes reproductive failure. Tang, who is using artificial technology in his work, is on the faculty of the Department of Animal Science. Hartford Courant quoted Associate Extension Professor Tom Worthley […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

An environmental studies major with a minor in global studies, Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru, was named a 2019 Truman Scholar by The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. She is only the sixth UConn student in history to win this award, which is described as a “graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as […]