College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources

The Little International Livestock Show at UConn gives first-year students hands-on experience in working with animals.

A Lot of Learning From the ‘Little I’

A hands-on experience working with animals right away is a crucial part of UConn life for first-year animal science majors

Nine courses are available through CAHNR to Connecticut high school students.

Unique College Experience for Connecticut High School Students

The UConn Early College Experience (UConn ECE) program gives students across the state the opportunity to take UConn classes at their own high schools

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My CAHNR Experience: Salma Gudaf, Mindfulness for First Gen Students

One CAHNR student shares her experience tackling stress as a First Generation student

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UConn Researchers to Explore Marine Life, Human-Sea Interaction

The projects touch on everything from the effects of climate change on marine animals to how coastal communities respond to flood risk

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CAHNR Alum Taoran Wang Working to Improve Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

Wang is using her PhD in nutritional sciences to develop sustainable biopolymer innovations at plant-based leader, Beyond Meat

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Plant Science Professor Studying Unintended Effects of Gene Editing in Tomatoes

Plant scientist Yi Li has received a $500,000 USDA/NIFA grant to study a genetic editing technique in tomato plants

New USDA Grant Combines SNAP-Ed Programs to Promote Reach and Depth

The newly combined Husky Programs will continue promoting healthy lifestyles for SNAP recipients throughout the state.

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UConn Professor Advises Hallmark Channel Holiday Movie

"You, Me and the Christmas Trees” has a distinct UConn vibe, despite being filmed on the other side of the continent

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UConn NRCA Wins 2021 Stem Achievement Organization Award from CT Science Center

The Connecticut Science Center celebrates the achievements of organizations that inspire lifelong learning through interactive and innovative experiences that explore our changing world through science

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Exploring the Equine Microbiome: Changing the Game for Horse Health

A new project will increase knowledge of the equine microbiome to improve overall horse health