Director, Office of Communications

Jessica McBride, PhD

Dr. Jessica McBride is the Director of the Office of Communications at UConn's College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. She is responsible for developing and implementing communications and marketing strategies to highlight the College's unique research strengths, outstanding academic offerings, and extensive community impact. An alum, Jessica earned her Ph.D. from UConn in 2017.

Author Archive

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Virtual Conference Brings Together Global Experts to Tackle COVID-19 “Infodemic”

Health behavior experts come together to put forth an agenda that uses social media to solve public health problems

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Non-Degree Cannabis Courses Open Doors to Growing Industry

New classes make cannabis education more accessible for UConn students and the general public

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UConn Class Gives Scientific Cred to Eco Wikipedia Pages

Student contributions help Wikipedia become a more robust source of scientific information

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Using Emerging Science to Tackle Emerging Disease

A new course in bioinformatics teaches students with real-world data for training in an emerging scientific discipline

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Connecticut Zoning Atlas Makes the Case for Zoning Reform

The nation's first interactive map letting citizens visualize their town's zoning laws

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UConn Offers New Online Master Program in Personalized Nutrition

The Master of Science in Personalized Nutrition will prepare students for promising careers in health care, academia, and industry

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New Center of Excellence Seeks to Radically Improve Study of Landscapes Over Time

UConn researchers are partnering with international geo-imaging software company CATALYST to democratize access to powerful remote sensing and geospatial data.

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UConn Startup Stemify Improves Math Education With AI

A startup with UConn roots is using AI to help college students across the country succeed in STEM.

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MBA Venture Fellow Program Gives Students Real-World Experience with Startups

Students from UConn's MBA program got real-world experience working with startups in UConn's incubator

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UConn Grows in Stamford with New Data Science Incubator

UConn's Technology Incubation Program (TIP) is expanding to Stamford with a new location focused on data science startups.