Elaina Hancock


River Herring, the Fish You Didn’t Know You Needed

October 23, 2020

The river herring has played an enormous role in the lives of New Englanders for centuries, but these fish face an uncertain future.

Q&A: When in Drought, Build Resilience

October 16, 2020

The abnormally dry weather Connecticut has experienced in 2020 may not be an anomaly for long.

Campus Welcomes a New Garden to Foster Connection in Memory of the Late ‘Swing Tree’

October 15, 2020

A new garden overlooking Swan Lake serves both to memorialize the beloved “swing tree” and to foster conversations among the UConn community.

Walk with Me – A Podcast Series to Elevate BIPOC Voices in the Outdoors

October 6, 2020

Neva Taylor ’22 (CLAS) launched a podcast miniseries to explore why many outdoor spaces are unwelcoming to people of color.

Snapshot USA Helps Conservation Efforts By ‘Trapping’ Wildlife on Camera

September 28, 2020

UConn’s Erin Kuprewicz talks about what goes into participating in the largest annual inventory of wildlife in the United States.

UConn Program Joins Technology and Nature to Build Conservation Awareness

September 25, 2020

Area residents are creating ‘story maps’ of conservation land in Eastern Connecticut as part of UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy.

Without Oxygen, Earth’s Early Microbes Relied on Arsenic to Sustain Life

September 22, 2020

A UConn researcher has found evidence indicating that arsenic once played a role similar to oxygen for organisms early in the history of life on Earth.

UConn Expertise Featured in the World Wide Fund for Nature’s Living Planet Report 2020

September 10, 2020

UConn expertise is featured in a new international report about declining wildlife populations.

A Spillover Effect: Medicaid Expansion Leads to Healthier Dietary Choices

September 8, 2020

One unanticipated benefit of Medicaid has been the shift from sugary beverages to water and other healthy options, according to UConn research.

Explore the Nexus of Climate Change and Public Health in CIRCA’s New Webinar Series

September 4, 2020

A new, free series of webinars explores the connections between climate change and public health.

A Truly Unique Fall Semester Begins at UConn

August 31, 2020

It’s a semester that doesn’t look quite like any other, but UConn Nation is ready for Fall 2020.