College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources

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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

Student working in the CVMDL on campus.

Dog Tests Positive for SARS-CoV-2, UConn Surveillance Finds

Over 100 dogs and cats have tested positive in the United States; this is the first domestic animal in Connecticut to test positive

Patients sitting in waiting room with face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as vaccination rates rise, new variants of the coronavirus are prompting concern among experts.

How Worried Should You Be About Coronavirus Variants?

UConn virologist Paulo Verardi explains his concerns with new variants of the virus that are spreading rapidly

Student filmmakers Alyson Schneider, Jon Russo, and Zachary Duda explore Connecticut agriculture in a new documentary.

Connecticut Agriculture is Showcased in UConn Students’ Documentary

'Completely Connecticut Agriculture' explores the creativity and resilience of Connecticut farmers

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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

Paulo Verardi (right) with PhD student Brittany Jasperse (left).

UConn Researcher Develops Successful Zika Virus Vaccine in Preclinical Studies

Paulo Verardi recently published promising results on a Zika virus vaccine.

Close up of UConn Creamery's 1881 Reserve in gold packaging with image of Red Barn on label

Salty & Sweet: UConn Creamery Expands Production with New Line of Artisanal Cheeses

The UConn Creamery ramped up their cheese production with new flavors and old favorites

Helping Change Health Behaviors with the Click of a Button

Valerie Duffy, professor of allied health sciences, has developed a user-friendly, online tool to support healthy behaviors in children and reduce their risk for obesity.

Paris, France - October 19, 2017 : Wikipedia homepage on the computer screen under magnifying glass. Wikipedia is a free Internet encyclopedia.

UConn Class Gives Scientific Cred to Eco Wikipedia Pages

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

Cars submerged in Houston, Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in 2017. A number of factors, including race, influence how different cities respond to flooding, according to new research.

Research: Flood Risk Behavior is Driven by Local Water Conditions, but Shaped by Race

'Some cities just live with risk' as flooding increases