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Assistant Professor Young Tang in the Department of Animal Science is conducting stem cell studies that could prove useful for regenerative medicine in humans and be helpful to agricultural research in screening for superior traits that may lead to improved reproduction and disease resistance in cattle.
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Jennifer Harris of UConn Allied Health Sciences and the Rudd Center studies how companies target their ads to black teens.
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PSLA graduate student Garrett Maxey dreams of managing a Division 1 university's athletic fields.
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The new online program is designed for those planning to enter the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) field or taking on new OSH responsibilities in their current position. An OSH professional helps employers ensure they are in compliance with, and enforcing all, Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards, as established by the United States Department of Labor.
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Linying Zhang, a Ph.D. student from Kyoto University in Japan, recently visited the College for a month-long internship on rain gardens and bioretention with UConn Extension Educator Mike Dietz. Dietz is a water resources educator with joint appointments in the UConn Center for Land Use Education and Research and Connecticut Sea Grant.
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The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group is hosting its ninth biennial symposium, entitled "Invasive Plants in Uncertain Times: Achieving More with Less," on October 4 on the Storrs campus. The symposium will bring hundreds of people together to share the latest information on invasive plant identification and management strategies and promote the sowing of native and non-invasive alternatives.
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“I’m happy to write these books because I really want to promote the great programs at the UConn horse barns,” Scanlon says. “Between the polo training, riding and breeding programs, they provide wonderful hands-on education for students.”
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With funding from a UConn Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy seed grant, Valerie Duffy, professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences and registered dietitian, created a collaborative and multidisciplinary study to understand food and activity preferences of patients considering bariatric surgery and one year after the surgery.
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UConn Extension's Center for Learning in Retirement provides educational opportunities for adults interested in lifelong learning through lectures and classes on a wide variety of topics, including memoir writing.
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Recent undergraduate research events highlighted the work or proposals of CAHNR students who were receiving an IDEA grant, presenting a Frontiers research poster or obtaining a SURF award. In addition, two students received travel funds to present their research findings at meetings. The UConn Office of Undergraduate Research hosts the award events.
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