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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

West Point Military Academy taken from across the Hudson River in Garrison, NY.

Two Students Attend Foreign Policy Conference at West Point

Two students attended the annual Student Conference on U.S. Affairs, which examined important policies and provided a glimpse of life at the famous military academy

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

A view of the main building at UConn Hartford.

UConn Hartford Welcomes Transformative Project Serving Asian American Students

'The robust presence of Asian students on this campus has underscored the importance of comprehending and addressing the concerns of our diverse student body'

Female gardener selling organic crops and picking up a bountiful basket full of fresh produce

Nationwide Study Redefines How Food Environment Impacts Cardiometabolic Diseases

Human mobility seems to be a missing piece of the puzzle

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

Challa Kumar, professor emeritus of chemistry, in his lab.

Chemist Unlocks Plastic Alternatives Using Proteins and Clothing Scraps

Challa Kumar has developed methods to create novel plastic-like materials using proteins and fabric

UConn researchers are looking at how human activities, like urbanization, and an invasive parasite impact the health of Darwin's finches on the Galapagos Island of San Cristobal.

Disentangling Elements of Human Activities and Invasive Parasites on the Health of Darwin’s Finches

UConn researchers are studying how humans impact wildlife, inside and out

Aerial image of the University of Connecticut during Fall 2023.

InCHIP Seeds New Projects Aimed at Improving Human Health

InCHIP has funded seven innovative pilot studies that aim to improve public and human health and wellbeing consistent with UConn's mission

U.S. Treasurer and Chief of the Mohegan Tribe Lynn Malerba speaks in the Student Union Theatre

U.S. Treasurer Encourages UConn Audience To Embrace Change

Lynn Malerba ’08 MPA, Chief of the Mohegan Tribe, praised UConn for work in hearing the voices of Indigenous people