My CAHNR Summer


Colleen Brady

Colleen Brady ’23 Shares STEM with Kids Through UConn Extension

Colleen Brady is helping kids discover the excitement of STEM through an extension internship with UConn 4-H STEM

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College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Khadija Shaikh

Khadija Shaikh Applies Passion for Environmental Justice and State Trails

Environmental studies major Khadija Shaikh is spending her summer working with Connecticut Trails to make the great Connecticut outdoors accessible to everyone.

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Briana Nosal

Briana Nosal Explores the Nutritional Attributes of Coffee

Nosal's research with the Department of Nutritional Sciences could unlock additional health benefits of coffee

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College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Megan Davenport

Megan Davenport Grows as an Agricultural Educator

Through her internship with UConn Extension, Megan Davenport '22 (CAHNR) is sharing her love of agriculture with the community

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Candelaria Alday

Candelaria Alday ’23 Brings Nutrition Education to Connecticut Communities

Candelaria Alday is providing education to help improve community nutrition in Fairfield County through her internship with UConn Extension

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Etem Beskovic

Etem Beskovic ’22 Focuses on Rare Bone Disease for Summer Research Project

Etem Beskovic ‘22 (CAHNR) is spending his summer researching how to improve a promising treatment for osteogenesis imperfecta.

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Monique Mazaika

Monique Mazaika Teaches Nutrition to the Next Generation

Monique Mazaika is spending her summer teaching children about nutrition through a UConn Extension internship with UConn 4-H New Haven County  

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Sara Tomis

Sara Tomis Helps Others Learn About Agriculture with UConn Extension

During her summer break, Sara Tomis ‘22 is promoting agricultural literacy in several UConn Extension programs.

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Lydia McGrath

Lydia McGrath Learns About Clinical Nutrition at ASPEN

Lydia McGrath ’22, a rising senior in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, spent the summer learning about careers in clinical nutrition and raising awareness of malnutrition in an internship sponsored by the American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN).

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