Kim Colavito Markesich

UConn College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Journal



• Scientists look for cause of lobster dieoff

• Singha chosen for ACE fellowship

• New Advanced Master Gardener program begins

• Stewardship program helps landowners manage forest

• Student works to give coyotes a better name

• High school teacher studies nutrition

• 4-H Marine Science Day

• Scientists study regulation of ovary function

• Husky reading program brings college students and children together

• College hosts conference on alternative medicine for livestock

• Cooperative extension launches new food safety website


• Six new rhododendron varieties at center court

• College offers new Ph.D.

• Scientist studies the effects of vitamin A on gene expression

• CANR partners with Quinebaug and Shetucket Corridor


• New plant database on the Web

• Transgenic animal facility offers OPU workshop

• Pfizer to donate $19 million research facility

• CANR and CLAS offer new aquaculture minor

• Jensen receives lifetime achievement award

• New book showcases Connecticut’s city trees

• Corbett wins Mehlquist Award

• New Home and Garden Education Center opens

• Plant science offers new turfgrass science program

• Soil scientists look for a beneficial use for water treatment plant residual

• Plant science graduate student wins awards


• Biological controls for a beautiful but invasive pest

• New center for wildlife conservation research

• CANR Ph.D. students receive toxicology fellowships

• Landscape architecture program receives national accreditation

• CES teams up with Nature Conservancy and EPA to protect the Tidelands

• Barclay receives award for Outstanding Wildlife Paper

• Brand’s research continues Mehlquist’s work with rhododendrons

• Auer studies plant growth hormone

• Center studies outbreak of disease in salmon

• New Ph.D. program links CANR and Harvard

• CANR helps Foodshare feed the hungry

• Plant science professor develop soil test to improve the management of nitrogen

• Master Gardener’s CD-ROM on woody ornamentals

• Family Nutrition Program addresses nutrition problems in Connecticut

• Lisa Barbiero, nutritional sciences major


• Yang studies winds of the world

• Professor Mark Bridgen’s alstroemeria patent

• CANR Dairy/Livestock team is a success

• New species of mycoplasma identified

• Plant science newsletters help pros and amateurs

• Proper storage and preparation keep food safe

• Child care newsletters put kids first

• TracEy Clark wins Procter and Gamble award

• Rotational grazing good for animals and pasture

• Perez-Escamilla Studies contraceptive-effects of breast-feeding

• It’s never too late to pursue a dream

• Pesticide applicator training protects people and environment


• CANR’S newest club focuses on soil and water conservation

• Matt Syme breeds Holstein cows to pay for his CANR education

• College scientist conducts research on AIDS, breast cancer, farm order pollution, and toxins in food

• Polo teams celebrate winning seasons

• Hard work pays off for Horticulture Club

• CES develops mentor mom program

• Bushmich studies Lyme disease in animals and humans

• Melanie Monroe, Outstanding Woman Scholar

• Teen Conference

• DNA identification helps dairy industry

• Rodriguez studies nutrition, exercise and childhood obesity

• Big E scholarships

• Family Economics Team teaches money-management


• Kathy Heminway Achieve success in Plant Therapy Program

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