Faculty Spotlight

Dennis D'Amico
My primary research and outreach efforts focus on improving the safety and quality of cheese. For more than a decade I have worked extensively with small to very-small producers on product continue…

Faculty Research

Enthusiastic by nature, Gerry Berkowitz, professor in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, is bursting with even more excitement than usual about his latest area of research and teaching. continue…

Student Research

Research conducted alongside faculty is a significant part of the graduate student experience. CAHNR supports student research in the broad field of agricultural sciences, forestry and human and animal health.

CAHNR Impacts

Research achievements and outcomes addressing food security, food safety, natural resources, nutrition, human health, and the environment.

International Research

In Cuba with Biostatistician Tania Huedo-Medina

Cuba has had extraordinary success in communicating important health messages around preventing things like HIV, obesity, and addiction to its citizens, but ...


Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology says exercise is the future of treating chronic disease

March 13, 2018

Ask Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology Linda Pescatello her thoughts on treating chronic disease, and she’ll say exercise prescription is the wave of the future. In almost twenty years as a professor at UConn, Pescatello has focused on fitness as it relates to health, particularly the effects of exercise on blood pressure and obesity. Pescatello is […]