Tom Breen

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Boston Review

The Value of Truth

The members of Ebony Horsewomen Inc.'s Junior Mounted Patrol in Keney Park, receiving a Connecticut Greenways award in October 2022, with Ebony Horsewomen founder and CEO Patricia "Pat" Kelly standing in front, with Bruce Donald of the Connecticut Greenways Council

Hartford Program Offers Healing and Empowerment on Horseback

The Ebony Horsewomen initiative provides life lessons, teaches skills, and promotes youth development.

Highway traffic on Interstate 84

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

Even relatively small reductions in blood pressure can affect the risk of heart attack and stroke.

The UConn Foundation on October 8, 2020.

$4 Million Scholarship Gives Bridgeport Students Path to UConn

The donation, by an alumnus couple, is linked to an afterschool enrichment program in Connecticut's largest city.

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.