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Meet undergraduate Samantha Doyle

November 14, 2018

Samantha Doyle is a senior majoring in animal science. She is actively involved on campus in the Sigma Alpha sorority and the equestrian team. Last summer, she interned with the Georgia Aquarium working with the sea lion team to inform visitors on how to help protect the animal’s natural habitats. What attracted you to UConn? […]

Weight: What’s a gene got to do with it?

November 13, 2018

Many factors contribute to weight gain and loss. There are behavioral and environmental aspects, such as what types of food and how much people choose to eat or the amount of physical exercise they get. Genetics may also be involved, based on past investigations by Department of Allied Health Sciences Associate Professor Jeanne McCaffery and […]

CAHNR in the news

November 09, 2018

WTOP radio posted an article about why more college football players die during workouts than NFL players. Department of Kinesiology Professor Douglas Casa answered the question of why he thinks that is true.  He was also heard on air in two clips. UConn Today included a photo spread of UConn Science Salon Jr., which was […]

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