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CAHNR COVID-19 Response

On this page, you will find links to information that relates specifically to the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. For information on the university’s response to COVID-19, please continue to read the UConn Official Announcements Coronavirus Daily Updates and check UConn’s main coronavirus information page.

Effective March 16, and until further notice, most CAHNR faculty and staff are working from home in accordance with State and University directives for managing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The best way to reach all members of CAHNR at this time is by email.


Message from the Dean

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Phased Process for Re-Opening Research

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Please help support CAHNR students in crisis.

Give to the Weidemann Endowment Fund for CAHNR

The Dairy Bar is closed until further notice.

More information from Dining Services

Animal barns are closed until further notice.

More information from Animal Science

Collaboration Underway For a COVID-19 Vaccine

As a researcher who develops vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, UConn pathobiologist and associate professor Paulo Verardi pays close attention to the news. He was doing just that in mid-January when he noticed that a new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, causing a disease now known as coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, was starting to make headlines. Read more...

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 Media inquiries:

For any media inquiries related to COVID-19 at the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, please email