Natural Resources & the Environment

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CAHNR Celebrates Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Community Engagement

Members of the CAHNR community came together March 27, 2024 to recognize the contributions of distinguished alumni, faculty, students, staff, and supporters.

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UConn Researchers Closer to Near Real-Time Disaster Monitoring

Information that once could take weeks to gather now only takes four days with a new method

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One Health Conference Explores Pressing Global Health Issues

CAHNR is hosting an interdisciplinary conference to build connections and take actionable steps to improve global human, animal, plant, and environmental health

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Shoreline Restoration Project Comes Alive Through UConn’s Eco-Digital Storytellers Program

A team of West Haven High School students is working with UConn to tell environmental stories and find solutions for their community

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The Many Lives of the UConn Forest

The UConn Forest consists of 2,100 acres of living laboratory and a natural classroom supporting academic, research, sustainability, and outreach programs

Chelsea Garcia, a graduate student studying in the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, demonstrates lab techniques to fellow graduate students Oliver Otoko and Lidan Gao in the Blesso Lab in the Advanced Technology Laboratory (ATL). Oct. 6, 2023. (Jason Sheldon/UConn Photo)

At UConn CAHNR, We’re More Than Ag

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of “Health” being added to its name, CAHNR is kicking off a year-long celebration of health-related research, education, and extension outreach taking place across the College.

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CAHNR Celebrates Record-Setting Year in Research Success

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources celebrated faculty and staff who contributed to the College's record-breaking grant success

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Five Faculty Named Highly Cited Researchers

The list of Highly Cited Researchers is drawn from the highly cited papers that rank in the top one percent by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index over the past decade

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CAHNR Celebrates Students, Donors at Annual Scholars Celebration

Hundreds of students and their families joined donors and CAHNR administration to celebrate achievement, generosity, and community

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Extension Educators Launch School-Based Green Infrastructure Initiative

Supported by a $100,000 grant from the EPA, the program will partner with two CT school districts and three sustainable development organizations to bring hands-on projects to students and teachers