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Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture: an overview

With its current emphasis on the interconnected elements of plant, people and environment coupled with community health, sustainability and resilience, the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (PSLA) is a green and lively place for teaching, research and outreach. Teaching shines “The experienced, accomplished teachers are one of our bright spots in the department,” […]

CAHNR in the news

The New York Times ran a story about Connecticut’s encroaching bears.The article quoted Associate Professor Tracy Rittenhouse as saying that bears are moving into places where there is a “perfect mixture of forest and human houses.” Rittenhouse is on the faculty of natural resources and the environment. The Wall Street Journal included an article by […]

CAHNR in the news

Medical Daily included comments by Associate Professor Jennifer Harris about how consumption of energy drinks by adolescent boys can result in risky behavior. Harris is on the faculty of allied health sciences. The Daily Campus reported about algae blooms in Mirror Lake on campus. Associate Cooperative Extension Educator Michael Dietz was quoted about the problem. […]

CAHNR in the news

Health Medicine Network reported on research and a published paper that investigated the toxic effects of oil and an oil dispersant on eastern oysters. Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science faculty who were part of the study include Assistant Research Professor Milton Levin and Connecticut Sea Grant College Program Director Sylvain De Guise.  Aquatic Toxology published the […]