UConn is on the move – and the media are taking notice.
From the expertise of our faculty to the achievements of our students, UConn’s reputation is growing locally, nationally, and globally. Take a look at this roundup of some recent media coverage:
All You Need is Love?
UConn psychology professor Deborah Fein is quoted in this NY Times article about a new study on how doses of oxytocin (sometimes called the “love hormone”) can have a positive effect on children with autism.
Laying Down the Law
Peter Turchin, UConn professor of biology and anthropology, discusses his book War and Peace and War: The Rise and Fall of Empires in this Businessweek article on the overproduction of law degrees.
Up in Smoke
UConn Health Center researcher Dr. Cheryl Oncken is quoted in this NPR story on the effects and effectiveness of nicotine patch use to quit smoking during pregnancy.
Insurance Won’t Ensure Decrease in Gun Violence
In the year since the Sandy Hook school shooting, gun control legislation has been introduced throughout the country. One proposal attempts to prevent future incidents through liability insurance requirements, something UConn law professor Peter Kochenburger says won’t make a difference. Read more in this article from Insurance Business America.