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Graduate student intern studies Connecticut rain gardens to address storm water management in China and Japan

July 17, 2018

Linying Zhang, a Ph.D. student from Kyoto University in Japan, recently visited the College for a month-long internship on rain gardens and bioretention with Extension Educator Mike Dietz. Bioretention areas are swales planted with vegetation to collect and infiltrate storm water. The term bioretention area is used for larger engineered spaces, and smaller ones are […]

Awards and accolades for CAHNR

July 13, 2018

Department of Kinesiology Professor Lawrence Armstrong received The American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) 2018 Citation Award for his contributions to sports medicine and the exercise sciences. “Citation award winners are selected for their outstanding performance in the areas of research and scholarship, clinical care, administrative services or educational services,” said ACSM President Kathryn Schmitz. We […]

CAHNR in the news

July 13, 2018

UConn Today highlighted the collaboration of Associate Professor in Residence Syma Ebbin with other UConn faculty members in the creation of a Blue Heritage Trail. Ebbin, who is part of agricultural and resource economics, will work in showcasing the role of some of Connecticut’s maritime activities and sites currently and historically. National Public Radio quoted Department […]

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