The Graduate School

Fulbright Grant Recipients: Timothy Ravis

Master of Arts, Geography As the recipient of a Fulbright Research grant to Indonesia, Tim will be studying the implementation of Indonesia’s spatial planning law 26/2007 across three sites – Bandung, Yogyakarta and Balkpapan – to understand the effects of decentralization on metropolitan planning. Upon completion of his Fulbright project, Tim will enter a doctoral […]

Baritone Ryan Burns, a graduate student, in rehearsal with members of the Jessica Lang Dance Co. at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

‘The Wanderer’ Combines Classical Music with Contemporary Dance

Baritone Ryan Burns, a graduate student, will perform a Schubert song cycle as soloist with the innovative Jessica Lang Dance Co.

Sahan Handunkanda, a graduate student in physics and first author on the paper published by the American Physical Society, holds up a crystal of scandium trifluoride. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Caution: Shrinks When Warm

Most materials swell when they warm. UConn physics researchers have been investigating a substance that responds in reverse.

Kartik Chandran '99 Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, on Sept. 19, 2015 in New York, N.Y. (Photo courtesy of John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

UConn Alum Named MacArthur Fellow

Environmental engineer Kartik Chandran ’99 Ph.D. is one of 24 individuals recognized this year with a MacArthur ‘genius grant.’

Graduate students in engineering socialize during an ice cream social hour. (Christopher LaRosa/UConn Photo)

Sage Advice for Graduate Students: Be Social

The Student Association of Graduate Engineers emphasizes social interaction as an important part of professional development.

BioBlitz: A Race Against Time

During a 24-hour survey of biodiversity on and around the Storrs campus, UConn scientists and the public tallied nearly 1,200 species.

Petri dishes containing stem cells at a lab at UConn Health. (Elizabeth Caron/UConn Photo)

Scrutinizing Adult Stem Cells at StemConn

Adult stem cells may be the key to targeted regeneration of body tissues, according to researchers at the StemConn 2015 conference on Monday.

Megan B. Miller

Meet Megan B. Miller, a 2015 graduate from the Ph.D. program at UConn Health.

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Student Researchers Win EPA Sustainability Grant

A UConn student team has won a $15,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency in the first phase of the national P3 competition.

Vaccinia virus, visualized as blue plaques by cytochemical staining in cell culture plates.

UConn Researchers Develop ‘SMART’ Vaccines That Are Safe, Effective

A built-in safety mechanism leads to advancement in vaccines and other therapies.