Jaclyn Severance

Jaclyn (Falkowski) Severance has worked in communications and public relations in the state of Connecticut for more than a decade. She served as the director of communications and primary spokesperson for the Connecticut Office of the Attorney General before joining University Communications. She also previously served as the communications director for the Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, as a press secretary for the Connecticut General Assembly’s Senate Democratic Caucus, and as the associate editor of Connecticut Lawyer magazine. A Connecticut native, Jaclyn earned a degree in communications, emphasizing in journalism, from the University of Hartford and interned as a staff writer with the Hartford Courant. She and her husband and son live on a small, family farm in Connecticut’s Quiet Corner where they raise cashmere goats.

jaciefalko jaclyn.severance@uconn.edu

With “Rocket Fuel” Pilot Program, Werth Institute Sets Sights on Supporting First-Year Women Entrepreneurs

December 2, 2020

A new program launched by UConn’s Werth Institute aims to empower undergraduate women to become innovators and entrepreneurs.

UConn Researchers: First Meta-Analysis Shows Promise for Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness in Concussion Treatment Plans

November 30, 2020

UConn researchers have conducted the first-ever meta-analysis of the use of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness-based interventions for the effective treatment of chronic concussion symptom.

UConn School of Business Receives First-Ever Top 30 Ranking for Graduate Entrepreneurship from Princeton Review

November 17, 2020

UConn’s growing culture of entrepreneurship has been recognized in new rankings by the Princeton Review.

Student Startup Gets $2.2M Investment to Bring Men’s Reproductive Health Ecosystem, Testing to Life

November 5, 2020

Reza Amin ’18 PhD, founder of men’s reproductive health startup Bastion Health, has turned a lifelong passion for innovation into a dynamic new company, with the help of UConn’s entrepreneurial infrastructure.

One Pond at a Time: UConn-Affiliated Startup Looking to ‘Revolutionize’ Mining Industry

November 2, 2020

A UConn-affiliated startup is looking to solve one of the messiest problems in the mining industry.

Student-Launched Platform Supporting Mental Well-Being with Positive Messages from Peers

October 12, 2020

Two UConn students have launched a social app they hope will make college students around the country feel more connected and supported.

Q&A: Schooling, Caregiving, and Emotional Support during COVID

October 7, 2020

UConn education expert Sandra Chafouleas discusses the challenges COVID-19 poses to students, parents, and caregivers as the school year takes shape.

MSW Students Heading to Work Supporting Children, Families in Hartford Public Schools

September 24, 2020

The UConn School of Social Work is partnering with Hartford Public Schools to provide services for the district’s students during this tumultuous year.

Job Security, Finances Strongly Related to Increased Anxiety During Pandemic, Researchers Find

September 24, 2020

An ongoing study by UConn School of Nursing Researchers finds that pandemic-related economic anxiety is high even among those who still have jobs.

The Psychologist and the Bees

September 21, 2020

Doctoral student Megan Chiovaro has learned a lot about people – from working with honeybees.

More than Politics or Age, Psychological Disease Avoidance Linked to Preventative Behavior, Study Finds

August 21, 2020

Pre-existing feelings of germ disgust turn out to be helpful in prompting preventative health behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic.