2011 Fall/Winter Edition – UConn Magazine

2011 Fall / Winter Magazine Cover

Growing the Farm Economy: The Connecticut agricultural economy is a $3.5 billion industry that includes many alumni from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources who have expanded their core businesses, rooted in food and plant products, to meet new consumer needs.

How Do We Learn to Speak and Read? World-renowned Haskins Laboratories in New Haven, Conn., has studied the science of the spoken and written word for more than four decades, led by UConn faculty and alumni.

Out and About: In 1999, incidents of gay bias on the Storrs campus made national news, resulting in a movement to establish a community atmosphere for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students. Today, UConn is among the nation’s most LGBT-friendly campuses.

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