Nursing Faculty Member, Neag School Alum Receives UConn Teaching Fellow Award
Neag School alumnus Thomas J. Van Hoof ’92 MD, ’96 MA, associate professor at UConn’s schools of Nursing and Medicine, has been recognized by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) as one of two 2019-20 University Teaching Fellows.
My Eye-Opening Nursing Placement in Sri Lanka
UConn Nursing graduate Teresa Lynders '17 (NUR) recently traveled to Kandy, Sri Lanka, on a nursing internship to see the differences between healthcare in the U.S. and the developing world.
Popular Gyms Undermining Health with Tanning Beds, UConn Researcher Says
Three popular national gyms are putting a 'health halo' on a dangerous practice by offering tanning beds to customers, UConn researchers say.
CEIN/BS Students Celebrate Pinning, Commencement
On December 12, 2019, students from four UConn campuses – Avery Point, Waterbury, Stamford, and Storrs – gathered with their friends, family, and faculty at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate the newest graduates from the School of Nursing’s CEIN/BS program. In total, 142 graduates earned their pins and certificates and embarked on the next steps in their nursing careers.
UConn Study: Wing Genes Responsible for Tiny Treehopper’s Extraordinary Helmet
A study by UConn researchers sheds new light on how the distinctive "helmets" of treehopper insects evolved.
UConn Gets “Skin Smart,” Earns National Skin Cancer Prevention Recognition
UConn is one of just 11 universities to win the distinction of being a Platinum-level Skin Smart Campus for its dedication to preventing skin cancer.
Enhanced Tree Trimming Reduces Storm-Related Power Outages, UConn Study Finds
A new study found that regular tree trimming reduces power outages caused by downed transmission lines.
UConn ‘Angels’ Bring Legal, Mental Health Aid to Asylum-Seekers
UConn students, faculty members, and alumni from across a range of disciplines come together each year to provide aid to asylum-seekers at two federal detention centers in Pennsylvania.
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.