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.
Environmental Studies Student Wins 2019 Truman, Udall Scholarships
Wanjiku Gatheru '20 (CAHNR) is the first student in UConn history to win these two prestigious national awards in the same year.
UConn Expert Discusses Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools
Educational psychology professor Brandi Simonsen, an expert on behavioral issues in schools, discusses the use of seclusion and restraint and alternatives to their use.
Autonomous Vehicles: Diverse Group Seeks to Answer Broad Questions
Many societal hopes, fears, and questions that self-driving vehicles raise were discussed during a forum Monday hosted by UConn's Transportation Technology & Society (TTS) Research Group.
Report Recommends Ways to Promote Equity in Charter Schools
The federal government should grant awards to charter schools that clearly describe their strategies to serve a diverse set of learners, say researchers at UConn and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Counselor Brings Mindfulness to Hartford Students in New Course
Lynn Papacostas Ginolfi – who at one time was herself a first-generation, low-income student – created the Resilience through Mindfulness course to help students address stress.
UConn Study: Junk Food Purchases Increase after Recreational Marijuana Legalization
New research by a UConn economist found a link between state recreational marijuana legalization and increased consumption of certain high-calorie foods.
Student-driven Project Seeks to Address Food Insecurity on Campus
UConn, like other colleges and universities nationwide, has students who face food insecurity. Two undergraduates are working to address the situation here.