Caps & Gowns Changing From Black to Blue
The blue gowns could also be referred to as 'green.' Each is made from about 23 recycled plastic water bottles.
Children’s Books May Boost Appetite for Unhealthy Food
A study led by a UConn researcher suggests that the way food is portrayed in picture books may be sending the wrong messages to children about healthy eating.
New and Traditional Favorites Among Top 10 Campus Foods
North's Crepe Bar, South's Buffalo Chicken Wraps, and Towers' Cubano Sandwiches rank among the top 10 most-loved campus meals.
Get Ahead of Bullying and Hate Speech, Says Education Expert
A UConn education expert discusses proactive steps that schools can take to help moderate the effects of hate being modeled on the national stage.
Schools Key to Solving Fake News Problem, Says UConn Expert
'If I were going to invest in one thing, that’s where I would invest – giving teachers the instructional tools they can use to teach kids to think critically about online information.'
What Might a Wall with Mexico Look Like?
Through a virtual architectural design, a UConn professor takes an ironic look at the relationship between border walls and the philosophical concept of a state.
Heirloom Turkeys a Link to Earliest Thanksgivings
Growing interest in locally grown food, plus the idea of eating a bird more like what the Pilgrims may have eaten, drive heirloom turkey sales around Thanksgiving, says UConn professor.
Talk Turkey? Nah, Focus on the Trimmings on Thanksgiving
UConn botanist Pamela Diggle offers some plant factoids you can serve up as a conversation piece at Thanksgiving.
Students Energized, Engaged in Election 2016
In recent weeks, students have played the parts of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a class debate, organized a Voter Education Day in Stamford, and signed up to help report election results for the media outlet Associated Press.
Millennial Turnout is Election Day Wild Card
UConn polling expert Jennifer Dineen says although more than 80 percent of Millennials have registered, it's hard to predict whether and how they will vote.