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Avery Point coast

Research Offers Insight into How Mercury Enters the Food Web

Dissolved organic matter acts like a 'shield' at the base of the marine food web

Floating Points Exhibit by artist Oskar Landi in The Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art at Avery Point

Art Meets Science in ‘Floating Points’ Exhibition at AVS Gallery at Avery Point

The presence of microplastics in the world's oceans are the focus of the exhibition, which runs through Dec. 10

An aerial view of students wearing cap and gown posing for Commencement photos at the gateway sign

UConn Joins Initiative to Help Ensure Transparency in College Costs

'Our approach is specifically designed to empower students and families with time to ask questions, to call us, to research, and to get answers to their inquiries'

From left, Bruce Flax, president of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce; Nicole Verdi, head of Government Affairs & Policy for New England Ørsted; UConn Professor and Marine Sciences Department Head Evan Ward; Michael Ausere, vice president of Business Development at Eversource Energy; state Sen. Heather Somers, UConn Avery Point Campus Director Annemarie Seifert; and Hank Webster, deputy commissioner of energy at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

UConn, Partners Investigate Impact of Windfarms on Marine Life

UConn welcomed Orsted and Eversource officials to Avery Point to launch an impact study on a project designed to power 350,000 homes in southern New England

Students planting a tree

Action-oriented Symposium Connects Researchers to Encourage Collaboration for a Sustainable Environmental Future

'We have heard these wonderful talks, now what are we going to do? The time for action is now'

People photograph a display showing a giant copy of Herman Melville's novel "Moby-Dick."

Chasing the Great White Whale in the Digital Age

Mary K Bercaw Edwards is co-directing a program that supports K-12 teachers in developing new ways of teaching Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick."

More picturesque wildness of coast can be found in the many tiny villages along the way. Here, for example, is the beach in Pude.

Snap Shot: How Will Organisms Adapt to Climate Change?

A UConn Marine Sciences researcher is spending time in Chile studying an important forage fish, and how this vital part of the food chain will adapt to a changing climate

Shoreline off Avery Point Summer 2021

Helping to Put Relevant Evidence on the Policy-Making Table

UConn scientist is part of a new advisory committee to preserve the nation's coastal resources

UConn President Radenka Maric poses for a photo during her inauguration

UConn Celebrates the Inauguration of Radenka Maric as 17th President

'UConn’s future depends on all of us working together'

Wilbur Cross with fall foliage. Oct. 12, 2021.

UConn Holds Steady at No. 26 Rank Among Public Universities

In the overall rankings that comprise all public and private institutions nationwide, UConn jumped nine spots from last year