Loretta Waldman

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Alex Gitterman, professor of social work, meets with graduate students at the School of Social Work on Aug. 28, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

School of Social Work to Add Bachelor’s Program

The new program responds to a workforce need in Greater Hartford and the state overall.

A close up of a multiple choice test with a pencil. (Getty Images)

Free Admissions Tests Help More Poor Students Go to College

A new UConn study suggests that a simple, low-cost intervention may help narrow the longstanding college attainment gap among minority and low income students.

Students walk along Fairfield Way near the Homer Babbidge Library. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Babbidge Library Begins New Chapter with Renovation

The current work is the first phase of a five-year renovation that adapts to the evolution in academic libraries driven by the surge in digitized information and the changing way campus communities use library facilities.

Mayor 'Buddy' Cianci, a codefendant in the Operation Plunder Dome trial, talks with then-Providence Journal reporter Mike Stanton on the steps of the federal courthouse on Kennedy Plaza while the jury in the trial continued negotiations.

Journalism Professor Relishes Supporting Role in Popular Podcast

“Hopefully it creates some excitement about journalism, and shows that the reports of its demise are greatly exaggerated," says Michael Stanton, associate professor of journalism, about the podcast "Crimetown," set in Providence, R.I.

Project Designed to Help Debtors Fight Back in Court

A UConn Law professor is launching a project that aims to help low- and moderate-income individuals deal successfully with the legal consequences of debt.

Migrants queue to board buses and leave the notorious 'Jungle' camp in Calais, France, before authorities demolished the site in fall 2016 in Calais, France. Some 7,000 people were estimated to be living in the camp in squalid conditions. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Social Conditions Play Major Role in Migrant Health

Health is about more than just individual behavior and clinical care, it’s about politics and power, say UConn medical anthropologists.

Teams of students from the Schools of Nursing and Engineering collaborated on a concept they dubbed the Baby Breathing Bed, designed to prevent babies dying from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Nursing Students Tackle Real-World Healthcare Needs

Teams of UConn seniors will present their innovations on April 19, at the School of Nursing's annual 'Shark Tank' event.

Prof. Mike Stanton’s newswriting class on 'Journalism in the Age of Trump' at the Konover Auditorium on April 10, 2017. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Now is a Good Time to Be Training Young Journalists

With hostility toward the press at a historic high and public trust in the media low, why are UConn journalism professors so excited to be teaching the next generation of reporters?

A senior woman stretching at a yoga studio. (Getty Images)

Yoga Helps Preserve Muscle Mass in Older Women, Study Says

Yoga group participants had lower body fat and higher muscle mass than those not practicing yoga. And, they tended to have better balance.

Apple with a dollar sign worm eating into it, on top of a pile of books. (Gillian Blease via Getty Images)

A Lesson from Enron: Charter Schools Need More Oversight

A UConn professor of education and law draws parallels between financial mismanagement in the charter school sector and the notorious Enron accounting scandal.