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October 20, 2017

WTNH aired a video about the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory’s tick testing. Technical Assistant Maureen Sims and Holly McGinnis were shown doing their work. The video also included footage of Associate Extension Professor Tom Worthley from the Department of Extension in Middlesex County. He described how a large amount of ticks crawled onto and […]

Meet undergraduate student Eric Burfeind

October 18, 2017

Eric Burfeind is a senior studying allied health sciences (AHS), with a goal of becoming a physician’s assistant. Eric came to UConn with no clear career goal in mind. However, he found his way to the medical field through his AHS major. Eric provides an admirable example of a well-rounded student, through his participation in […]

Robots are coming to the dairy center

October 17, 2017

Robots vacuum floors and assist surgeons. Soon, they will be milking the UConn dairy herd. To house the robots, a 3,000-square-foot Kellogg Dairy Center addition is underway with an expected opening in April 2018. When it is finished, the facility will be among the first voluntary milking systems installed at a university. This state-of-the art […]

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