College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources

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CAHNR Alum Yuri Hosokawa Turns Down the Heat at Tokyo 2020

Hosokawa is advising local and international organizers to improve treatment for exertional heat stroke in the summer Olympic games

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Should We Stay or Should We Go? Shoreline Homes and Rising Sea Levels in Connecticut

How strategies to address rising sea levels could affect local taxes, home values, and other factors

UConn Economist Studying Trends in Opioid-Related Deaths in CT, MA

UConn researcher Nathan Fiala is studying the connections between economic status and opioid-related deaths in Connecticut and Massachusetts through a USDA Hatch Grant.

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People, Trees, and Power: Learning How to Strike a Balance and Keep the Lights On

Connecticut residents are broadly supportive of tree management practices, but good communication is essential

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UConn Establishes NativeStarĀ® Trademark for Novel Plants

Plant scientists have developed more attractive and manageable cultivars for landscaping in Connecticut

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Hitting the Trail in Connecticut Just Got Easier

Connecticut Trail Finder is a new resource for those looking to explore the Nutmeg State's 2,000 miles of trails

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Marathon Training Is not a Sprint

A smart plan can go a long way when it comes to running a long way. Experts at the UConn Institute for Sports Medicine can help with training to both reduce injury risk and improve performance.

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Sydney Everhart Appointed Head of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Molecular epidemiologist Sydney Everhart will join the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources to lead the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

UConn-Cuba Program Advances Health Promotion Research

The international research team looked at social determinants in the onset of cancer, obesity, HIV, and addiction

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Student Entrepreneurs Use Nutritional Bar to Reach Out to Those in Need

Reach Bar fills a market need at the same time it helps reduce child hunger