NYC Ridesharing Study Has Implications for Policymakers
A new UConn study found that ridesharing services are changing New York City, especially in neighborhoods that are typically home to minority and low-income people who do not own vehicles of their own.
Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Helps Get Patients with Hypertension Moving, Study Says
The researchers say blood pressure self-monitoring is an effective behavioral strategy to help patients with hypertension stick with an exercise program.
Social Work Students on ‘Front Lines’ in Connecticut’s Congressional Offices
In October 2018, a Connecticut family celebrated the end of their seven-month stay at a church in Old Lyme. The parents, who had lived in New Britain for 18 years, sought sanctuary at the church when a federal deportation order threatened to send them to Pakistan after years spent struggling to obtain legal status. Their […]
Mobile Crisis Service Reduces Youth ER Visits for Behavioral Health Needs, Says Study
Youth served by Mobile Crisis had a 22 percent reduction in their rate of risk for subsequent emergency room visits during the 18 months following the intervention, according to the UConn study.
Please, Thank You, and the Impact of Online Politeness
A new UConn study shows answers to questions asked on the internet are more likely to be seen as high quality if they are perceived as polite, regardless of whether the information is actually useful or helpful.
New 3D-Printed Technology Lowers Cost of Common Medical Test
'Anything that can be run by normal ELISA can be run by this, with the advantage of being less expensive, much faster, and accessible,' says UConn's Mohamed Sharafeldin.
Career Outlook 2019: Soft Skills are the Name of the Game for Employers
“The people who have the most creativity, great communication skills … it’s just as important as the technical skills,” says Daniel Murphy ’06 (BUS) of Synchrony, who recruits UConn students.
STAAR: The Unique Class in the Basement of UConn’s Sprague Hall
'We benefit just as much from this interaction ... as the S.T.A.A.R. students do,' says Inge-Marie Eigsti of UConn's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Students Use Modern Engineering to Restore Historic Hartford Tower
Keney Memorial Clock Tower's original chimes are now ringing again, thanks to a partnership between UConn and the City of Hartford.
UConn Researchers to Help Design Resilient, Deep-Space Habitats
UConn researchers will be on the front line of a NASA-funded effort to advance the design of resilient, deep-space habitats for inhospitable environments such as the Moon.