Image of the week: Awards and Honors 2017

Recipients of this year’s College and CAHNR alumni awards were honored at the 2017 Awards and Honors event, held the evening of Friday, March 31. Names of the award recipients are shown on the event website. This year, despite less-than-ideal weather, hundreds of guests came to honor outgoing Dean Gregory J. Weidemann and his wife, […]

Clinton S. Roberts Foundation receives 2016 Augustus and Charles Storrs Award

At the College’s annual awards and honors event, held April 20, the Augustus and Charles Storrs Award was presented to the Clinton S. Roberts Foundation. The Augustus and Charles Storrs Award is given by the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources to recognize and honor those who, through their leadership, generosity, […]

Understanding risk for breast and ovarian cancers: A discussion for students as consumers and future healthcare providers

A 2010 National Health Interview Survey indicated that less than 50 percent of the US adult population is aware of  genetic testing for cancer susceptibility. The Connecticut Department of Public Health Genomics Office has invited panelists including genetic counselors, a scientist, a physician and student survivors for an interprofessional and interactive event to increase awareness […]