Tom Breen

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Large UConn letter sign on route 195 with snow on Dec. 7, 2020.

UConn’s Impact is Statewide

Each and every one of Connecticut's 169 cities and towns has strong links to the state's flagship public university.

The Conversation

Air Filters Can Scrub Out Pollutants Near Highways, Reduce Blood Pressure

Economic and Political Weekly (India)

Who Will Guard the Guardians?

What Is Food Insecurity?

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened an already significant problem.

Unrecognizable woman holds a box of effervescent antacid while shopping in pharmacy.

How Some Drugs Can Turn Into a Cancer-Causing Chemical in the Body

Sitting on the shelf could increase the amount of a carcinogen present in some common types of medication.

The University seal

Provost’s Outstanding Service Award Recognizes Faculty in Business, Nursing

The award honors faculty whose volunteer service enhances the University’s mission in teaching, research, service, or engagement.

Mark Urban, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, stands next to Swan Lake on Feb. 3, 2021

Urban Named First Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

The chair is one of two endowed professorships in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Linda Halgunseth teaches at UConn Waterbury prior to the COVID-19 pandemic; she was recently named Director of Academic Affairs for UConn Hartford.

UConn Hartford Names Director of Academic Affairs

Linda Citlali Halgunseth has been named Director of Academic Affairs at UConn Hartford.

Doctor's hands in surgical gloves preparing COVID-19 vaccine for female patient.

We Can Get Vaccines To People Faster: A Supply Chain Management Perspective

Right now, demand vastly exceeds supply; UConn's Cuihong Li explains how that can be fixed.

The Wall Street Journal

‘Meteorite’ Review: We Are Stardust