Students

CAHNR in the news

Fresh from the Field reported on biodegradable plastic mulch research done by Shuresh Ghimire when he was a graduate student at Washington State University. Ghimire recently joined UConn Extension as an extension vegetable educator. UConn Today depicted Keiona Khen, a nutritional sciences student, as she participated in the McNair Scholars poster presentation on July 25. […]

Meet graduate student Jingyue Duan

When graduate student Jingyue (Ellie) Duan completes her Ph.D. degree in animal epigenetics, she hopes to continue her studies before accepting a position as a research professor. As a Chinese exchange student, she misses her homeland, but has grown to appreciate life in Storrs, where she met her husband, also an exchange student from China. […]

Meet graduate student Maya Fussell

Maya Fussell loves food, especially the way it can improve health, athletic performance or recovery from an injury. Fussell is Ph.D. candidate in nutritional sciences. As a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), she help others recognize the impact eating right and exercising can have on their personal wellness. Fussell has a lot on her plate, balancing […]