Attribution: Human Rights Undergraduates

Language & Cognition PhD Program Receives Funding for 5 GAANN Fellows

The UConn program for language and cognition has received funding for five graduate fellows after cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics was identified as an area of national need.

Fentanyl is driving the surge in deadly overdoses both in Connecticut and nationwide.

Connecticut Urges Other States to Adapt Rapid Opioid Overdose Surveillance

As deadly overdoses spike, the ability to respond quickly becomes ever more urgent

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Academia, Industry, and Consumers Tackle Challenges for Wearable Fitness Technology

A global group interested in wearable technologies has launched a networking hub to help ensure the quality, accuracy, and accessibility of devices

Call for Submissions for the 2022 Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children’s Literature

The prize is awarded annually by Dodd Human Rights Impact at the University of Connecticut and is presented to the author of an outstanding children’s or young adult book addressing human rights issues or themes such as discrimination, equity, poverty, justice, war, peace, slavery, or freedom.

Awards and Honors

Read about the latest accolades received by our faculty and trainees.

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Business Graduate Students ‘Turned on the Jets,’ Topped Nearly 500 Teams to Win Bloomberg’s First Global Trading Challenge

The student investors' trading portfolio surpassed a Bloomberg benchmark by $467,961

One of UConn's most visible individuals speaks about UConn's journey to this point.

Six From UConn Named to World’s Highly Cited Research List

The list identifies researchers who produced multiple papers ranking in the top one percent by citations for their field and year of publication

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As Scientists Track Omicron Variant, Health Leaders Urge Vaccinations

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How a Summer of Extreme Weather Reveals a Stunning Shift in the Way Rain Falls in America

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Connecticut Closely Monitoring the Omicron Variant