News from Naturally@UConn

Students show animals at the 88th Little “I”

November 22, 2017

On a chilly October morning, UConn animal science students made the long trek out to Horsebarn Hill, to begin preparing for the 88th Little International Livestock Show (Little “I”). Students bathed, brushed and blow dried their animals, in the wee hours of the morning, to prepare for the show they had been practicing for all […]

Researcher uses nanotechnology to design food-based nutrient delivery systems for treatment and prevention of chronic diseases

November 21, 2017

Yangchao Luo’s passion is food. At home, Luo likes to cook Chinese food and tasty soups for his toddler daughter. In his lab at UConn, where he holds his primary appointment as assistant professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and  joint appointments in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Institute of Materials Sciences, […]

CAHNR in the news

November 17, 2017

Agriculture in America reported on what Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) is doing about climate issues. One of the solutions is the Climate Corps course, which gives students a real world experience and benefits the community. Extension Educator Chet Arnold was quoted. He is the Department of Extension in Middlesex County and […]

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