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Meet undergraduate student Peter Apicella

December 13, 2017

Combining a passion for science and horticulture has helped Peter Apicella to distinguish himself as a UConn student. Peter took advantage of numerous opportunities from research to athletics to leadership. He provides a prime example of a well-rounded and motivated student. Read more about Peter’s experiences as a UConn student. What attracted you to UConn? […]

NASA funds blood clot risk studies

December 12, 2017

Life’s circumstances can inspire research project ideas. For example, after running the Boston Marathon, a female athlete flew back home to Seattle and developed a blood clot or venous thrombosis. The runner’s sister, who is an exercise scientist in kinesiology, started searching for answers. Initial literature reviews in 2010 showed that Associate Professor Beth Taylor, […]

CAHNR in the news

December 08, 2017

UConn Today reported on research into a drug delivery system, which could target diseases at the genetic level. One of the projects in the study has Assistant Professor Steven Szczepanek as a collaborator.  Szczepanek, who is part of pathobiology and veterinary science, will be involved in testing the system. included comments by John Bovay on […]

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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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