Strengthening the Danbury Community with UConn Extension
From STEM programs to nutrition education, Danbury Public Schools and UConn Extension collaborate to help the community
Extension Educators Launch School-Based Green Infrastructure Initiative
Supported by a $100,000 grant from the EPA, the program will partner with two CT school districts and three sustainable development organizations to bring hands-on projects to students and teachers
Study Finds Young Women of Color in Hartford Use Social Media to Navigate Relationships and Meet Developmental Needs
'Social media allows girls to connect with their peers and friends, to nurture and observe the growth of these relationships, and to work out issues in those relationships'
UConn Making Future Careers in Primary Care Possible
This Thanksgiving UConn-trained future primary care physicians are sharing their gratitude for the Primary Care Incentive and Scholarship Program. "This program is the ultimate way for UConn and our medical trainees to give back to Connecticut,” shares Dr. Anton M. Alerte, associate dean for primary care at UConn School of Medicine.
UConn Alum Fighting Food Insecurity in Hartford, One Micro-Farm at a Time
'There’s a lot of food in this neighborhood, but there’s not a lot of food that looks like this'
Solar Signs Call out Campus Crosswalks at UConn Health
New signs enhance safety with added benefit of improving sustainability
UConn Land Use Academy Celebrates 20th Anniversary and Evolving Needs
As populations increase and tensions persist between development and the environment, programs offered through UConn's Land Use Academy are more important than ever
EPA Testing Shows the Power of DIY Air Filters to Trap Viruses
The results are in: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency research testing of do-it-yourself ‘Corsi-Rosenthal Box’ indoor air filters shows they are 99% effective in removing airborne virus. The 'Owl Force One' device tested by the EPA was built by UConn Indoor Air Quality Initiative researchers with Middletown, Connecticut public school children.
Ask UConn Extension: Fall Garden Care Means a More Bountiful Season Next Year
The growing season is winding down, but now is the time to set up next spring’s garden for success