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Extension educator putting fruit research into practice

December 11, 2018

“Research is pointless unless you can convey the results to people who can use it. They go hand-in-hand.” This quote from Visiting Associate Extension Educator Mary Concklin reveals her desire to combine science with education as she works with fruit and those who grow it. Since 2012, Concklin, who is now in a 100 percent […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

December 07, 2018

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) was selected as a recipient of the Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship in the team category. The EFNEP program, which focuses on low-income families and diverse populations, was honored on December 5. According to the Office of the Provost awards webpage, nominees for the […]

CAHNR in the news

December 07, 2018

SNAP-Ed Connection reported on a collaboration between UConn School and Family SNAP-Ed and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to support healthy behaviors in high-need children receiving healthcare. Department of Allied Health Sciences Professor Valerie Duffy was listed as the contact person. See also Morning Ag Clips. UConn Today posted a holiday video greeting that ends […]

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