Mac Murray

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A group of seven people uses garden tools to make a clearing for rain garden installation on school grounds.

Extension Educators Launch School-Based Green Infrastructure Initiative

Supported by a $100,000 grant from the EPA, the program will partner with two CT school districts and three sustainable development organizations to bring hands-on projects to students and teachers

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UConn MSE Sweeps the 2023 ASM International Materials Challenges

UConn MSE undergraduate students placed first in two different materials challenges and MSE PhD student placed 3rd at the annual IMAT – Heat Treat conference

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Positive Behavioral Interventions Center Receives $21 Million to Revolutionize K-12 Education

The Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (Center on PBIS), a multi-institution initiative headed by researchers at the University of Oregon, the University of Connecticut, and the University of South Florida, has been changing the way kids learn for over 20 years – and counting

Lucie Lopez smiles at the camera, wearing a blazer, with her arms folded across her chest.

Meet the Undergraduate Researcher: Lucie Lopez, CLAS ‘24

Using psychology to support the experiences of K-12 students motivates this hardworking researcher

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Trails and Active Living Program Expands Access to the Outdoors

A major initiative from UConn Extension, the UConn CT Trails Program is making it easier for wilderness explorers of all levels to hit the trails

Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo smiles at the camera, wearing a blazer, blouse, and glasses.

‘Talking About Staying’: Groundbreaking Study Tracks Retention Among Women, POC, LGBTQ Engineers

With a nearly $1 million grant from the NSF, Visiting Assistant Research Professor Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo is exploring the experiences of underrepresented students and professionals in engineering

Twenty-six pairs of human chromosomes are displayed on a karyotype chart, with the Y chromosome magnified to show the shape.

Solving for Y: Research Team Completes Long-Anticipated Genome Sequencing of Y Chromosome

Two breakthrough papers published today in Nature, featuring work from acclaimed UConn geneticist Rachel O’Neill and her lab, offer an in-depth analysis of the Y chromosome for the first time

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Meet the Researcher: Marie Coppola, CLAS

Coppola’s language research with deaf people in Nicaragua sheds light on how linguistic structures and communities are formed

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Summer School

Seventy students spent 10 weeks immersed in the world of research and entrepreneurship. At Summer Research Day 2023, they got to show off

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UConn, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Sign Collaboration Memorandum

The formal collaboration agreement will link the two institutions for joint projects and funding opportunities