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Loretta Waldman

loretta.waldman@uconn.edu

School of Social Work to Add Bachelor’s Program

September 27, 2017

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

Free Admissions Tests Help More Poor Students Go to College

July 26, 2017

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.

Babbidge Library Begins New Chapter with Renovation

June 1, 2017

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.

Journalism Professor Relishes Supporting Role in Popular Podcast

May 9, 2017

“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

May 3, 2017

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.

Social Conditions Play Major Role in Migrant Health

May 1, 2017

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

Nursing Students Tackle Real-World Healthcare Needs

April 13, 2017

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

Now is a Good Time to Be Training Young Journalists

April 12, 2017

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?

Yoga Helps Preserve Muscle Mass in Older Women, Study Says

April 6, 2017

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

A Lesson from Enron: Charter Schools Need More Oversight

March 6, 2017

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

Caps & Gowns Changing From Black to Blue

March 1, 2017

The blue gowns could also be referred to as ‘green.’ Each is made from about 23 recycled plastic water bottles.