In Case You Missed It – Summer 2014

On campus and around the world, the UConn beat goes on 365 days a year. Here’s a chance to catch up with some highlights you may have missed this summer.

Watch this video, Embracing the Dog Days: UConn Summer Session.

University News

An artist's rendering of the future Innovation Partnership Building to be located at the UConn Technology Park.

UConn Trustees Approve Funding for First Tech Park Building
UConn Hartford Moving from Vision to Reality
Major Projects to Benefit Students at Campuses Around State
UConn Joins Folger Institute Consortium
BioScience Connecticut: 2,300 Jobs Over Two Years
Former Social Work Dean Makes $1M Bequest to School

Student Life

Emily McInerney '15 (CAHNR) takes air samples from wetland plots near the Kellogg Dairy Center on June 24, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Ranked #1 for Gluten-free Options on Campus
Four UConn Students Receive Fulbright Awards for 2014-15
An Autonomous Quadcopter – Now There’s an IDEA!
Studying Wetlands as a Producer of Greenhouse Gases
Funky Dawgz’ Big Easy Path to Brass Band Music
UConn Students to Help Build Time Capsule to Mars


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Great Resume, Too Bad About Your Religion
Public Dollars, Private Rules: The Charter School Calculus
Hate Speech and Human Rights
A Mathematical Approach to History
Regenerating Tropical Forests
Migratory Birds Help Spread Plant Species
Possible Breakthrough in Battle Against Drug-Resistant Diseases
Embryonic Stem Cells Offer Treatment Promise for Multiple Sclerosis
Older Cities May Be Good for Your Health

Arts & Humanities

Khetanya Henderson '14 MFA, second from left, in a poster for "Worlds Away Cirque du Soleil." (Courtesy of Khetanya Henderson)

Travel Website Names UConn Art Gallery to ‘Top10’
A Dancer’s Journey to Acting on Stage
‘Rocky’ Set Design Earns Tony Award for Alum
Creating Art with the iPad
Bringing Early Music to New Audiences