Tom Breen

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Kids hands with Colourful Paint Background. UConn Psychologist James Kaufman explains how to nurture creativity in kids.

How to Nurture Creativity in Your Kids

Creativity has a host of academic, professional and personal benefits

An overweight young man sits on a bed, gazing out the window with an air of melancholy. People with type 2 diabetes face stigma that can adversely affect their health.

UConn Rudd Center: People with Type 2 Diabetes Face Multiple Forms of Stigma, with Concerning Health Implications

Researchers say efforts are needed to improve support and reduce harmful effects on health

Ivermectin tablets in a blister pack.Ivermectin has proven to be valuable in treating some diseases, but COVID-19 isn't one of them.

Ivermectin is a Nobel Prize-Winning Wonder Drug – But Not for COVID-19

Although ivermectin has been a game-changer for people with certain infectious diseases, it isn’t going to save patients from COVID-19 infection

President Joe Biden speaks during the dedication ceremony of The Dodd Center for Human Rights at the University of Connecticut main campus in Storrs on Oct. 15, 2021.

Watch President Biden’s Historic Visit to UConn and The Dodd Human Rights Center

An historic moment captured in its entirety

A Brief History of Presidential Visits to UConn

Joe Biden's visit will be just the second time a sitting president has come to Storrs

Pharmacist holding medicine box and capsule pack in pharmacy drugstore.

Why Prescription Drugs Can Work Differently for Different People

Genetic differences, drug interactions and inflammation can affect how well drugs work in the body

Students and families attend the Homecoming Carnival during Family Weekend on Oct. 10, 2021.

Family Weekend 2021: It’s Great to Be Back

The first Family Weekend in two years was full of excitement, fun, and memory-making moments

Jake Lemon, newly named President and CEO of the UConn Foundation.

UConn Foundation Names Jake Lemon President and CEO

Lemon has served as senior vice president for development since 2016

An older couple holding hands. Research at UConn enabled by a new endowment is aimed at alleviating illnesses common to the aging process.

Newton Fellowship Seeks to Expand Medical Education to Include Nutritional Interventions in Patient Care

An innovative partnership linking the School of Medicine and the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources

A portrait photograph of Cato Laurencin.

Laurencin is Only US Professor Chosen as Royal Academy Fellow

The UConn researcher is one of only 69 people elected this year from across the globe