College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources
Biochemist studies intestine’s role in cardiovascular disease
Alison Kohan, assistant professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, has a way of making biochemistry sound exciting. She joined the College in August 2014 after completing her postdoctoral work and a year as a research assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati. There she worked with her mentor, Patrick Tso, professor and director of […]
Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory receives full accreditation by AAVLD
The Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL), housed in the College’s Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, has recently received full accreditation for all species from the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD), an internationally recognized accrediting body. “We are the only fully accredited full-service veterinary diagnostic lab in the New England states,” says […]
Internships provide vital experience for future dietitians
A dietetic internship is an essential component of the education of students planning to pursue a career as a registered dietitian (RD). In addition to didactic coursework, students must complete 1200 hours of supervised practice in a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and […]
How do you teach a landscape architect? Behind the scenes of the College’s LA program
“So you do gardening?” That’s usually the response Ashleigh Bancel gets when she tells people she studies landscape architecture. Bancel is a senior in the Landscape Architecture program (LA), a major offered by the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. “A lot of people just don’t know what we do,” says Peter Miniutti, associate […]
Biogeochemist studies effects of climate change and land development
As a biogeochemist, Ashley Helton, assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE), is interested in how climate change and land development affect pollution in aquatic ecosystems. She says, “What really fascinates me about biogeochemistry is that it has the potential to explain the underlying mechanisms of many big environmental issues […]
Pressing Need for Full-Time Athletic Trainers in High Schools
A new report by UConn’s Korey Stringer Institute and the National Athletic Trainers' Association calls for the hiring of athletic trainers in every high school, a need that's as yet unfulfilled.
Naydens Donate $3 Million to Basketball Facility, Scholarships
The three-part gift includes a challenge match to former UConn Husky players.
Kinesiology Undergraduate Receives National Research Award
Luke Belval ’14 (ED) has been recognized as a 2013 Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellow by the American Physiological Society.