News from Naturally@UConn

One-of-a-kind heat lab opens in CAHNR

September 26, 2017

Competing, training and doing physical work in hot or humid conditions trigger complex responses in the body, which diminish performance and put some people at risk for heat-related illness or death. Now, UConn has a one-of-a kind facility to test individuals in a tightly controlled environment to see how their bodies react to heat. It […]

CAHNR in the news

September 22, 2017

The Daily Campus gave tips from Associate Dean and Associate Director for UConn Extension Michael P. O’Neill about how UConn students can save water. O’Neill was spreading the word about the 40 Gallon Challenge national conservation effort. The Washington Post quoted Associate Professor Tatiana Andreyeva about the effect of Hurricane Irma on orange juice futures […]

Awards and accolades

September 22, 2017

Stephanie Barnes, a graduate student, and Matthew Sniffen, an undergraduate student, were recently honored as Eastern States Exposition (ESE) scholarship recipients. Barnes, born and raised in Douglas Georgia, is in her third year of the PhD program in the Department of Animal Science. Her advisor is Assistant Professor Dennis D’Amico. Barnes’ research focuses on identifying […]

Learning for a Sustainable Future


Our College seeks to epitomize the role of the land-grant university which is to develop knowledge and disseminate it through the three academic functions of teaching, research, and outreach education. In so doing, we work to improve the lives of citizens of our state, region and country. This role is based in historic federal legislation including the Morrill, Hatch, Smith-Lever, McIntire-Stennis, and Animal Health acts, and enabling state statutes.

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