Image of the week

NRCA’s Conservation Training Partnerships program received the 2018 DataHaven Innovation Award for engaging community partnerships of adults and teens in using a variety of open source data to address conservation issues throughout the the state. Photo by Harold Shapiro. @ctdata @UConnNRE @UConnCLEAR — NRC Academy (@NRCAUCONN) November 19, 2018

CAHNR in the news

Medicine news line reported that high school students picked less water, whole fruit and milk when fruit juice was available as part of a school meal program. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, lead author of the study, was quoted in the article. She is part of agricultural and resource economics. See also UConn Today. UConn […]

Trust and altruism in homeless populations: A recent field experiment

Based on a survey conducted by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, there were an estimated 3,383 people that were experiencing homelessness in Connecticut on January 23, 2018. This number represents a 25 percent decrease since 2007; however, it is still a reality for many people in the state. A research team from the Department […]

CAHNR in the news included an article by Rebecca Boehm about the relationship between United States household food purchasing and greenhouse gas emissions. Boehm is a postdoctoral research associate in agricultural and resource economics. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans on Monday. It gives recommendations […]