Kim Colavito Markesich

UConn College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Online Blog



December 2016

• New course sheds light on science and health implications of probiotics and prebiotics

• CLEAR receives Provost's Award for Excellence in Public Engagement

November 2016

• $1.5 million grant funds study of the modus operandi of seafood pathogen

• Memorial Award honors alumnus and provides professional experience for landscape architecture students

October 2016

• Turfgrass Scientist aims to use lawns for carbon sequestration

• Center for Learning in Retirement celebrates 25 years of offering lifelong learning opportunities

September 2016

• Extension educators teach the financial facts of life

August 2016

• Physical therapist studies risk and prevention of falling

• Extension partners with NRCS to help agricultural producers prepare for drought

July 2016

• Interns grow food for soup kitchen, build community

• UConn Extension Internship Program provides students most important credential for job search

June 2016

• College's faculty achieve record success in grantsmanship

• Study to evaluate effects of child obesity prevention program on dads' meal planning, shopping and cooking

May 2016

• Jepson recognized for outstanding student advising and service

April 2016

• Researcher studies marketing of unhealthy foods to children and teens

• Research team studies water quality and its effects on plant health and irrigation efficiency

• Home and Garden Education Center provides wide array of information and services for Connecticut gardeners

March 2016

• Bridge the Gap provides summer research fellowships to underepresented students

• Graduate students hone presentation skills at annual Graduate Research Forum

January 2016

• Teacher and 4-H volunteer brings gardening, nutrition and fitness to students in the classroom

• Department of Allied Health Sciences launches new PhD in health promotion

• Nutritional Scientists seek participants for study of supplement in the treatment of Metabolic Syndrome





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