Community Impact

Dodd prize

Corporate Social Responsibility Group to Receive Dodd Human Rights Prize

The London-based Business and Human Rights Resource Center will receive the prize at the Dodd Research Center on Nov. 13.

Tom Scheinfeldt, associate professor of digital media and design and director of digital humanities in the Digital Media Center, who will head the new Scholarly Communications Design Studio at UConn. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

Digital Humanities Expert Tom Scheinfeldt Joins UConn Faculty

Scheinfeldt is an authority on the intersection of digital media and the traditional humanities.

Chrissy Nadeau '14 MA, center, leads the East Hampton High School Band as part of a program that invites high school band leaders and their students to practice with the UConn Marching Band before football games so they can learn how to improve their own performance on Sept. 19, 2013. (Juanita Austin '15 (SFA)/UConn Photo)

Learning to March with Pride

High school students learn from the UConn Marching Band, while music education students practice the skills to be a future band director.

Violence Against Women

Human Rights Conference Draws High School Students

High school students will be among those at the UNESCO conference today focusing on violence against women as a human rights issue.

Dental Care Leads to Free Breast Cancer Screening

The Screening with a Smile program offers mammograms to underserved women seeking dental care at the Health Center.

From left to right: Bernard Grela, associate professor and head of the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, and master’s students Carrie Adams, Minal Kadam, and Sarah Smialek, discuss the progress of the Read to Succeed students. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

Helping Adults with Reading Disabilities Improve Their Language Skills

A group of UConn speech-language pathologists is working with participants in an adult literacy program in Hartford.

Close up of termite

Termite Trouble? Blame it on the Microbes

Molecular and cell biologist Kenneth Noll explains why termites would not be a threat to your home without the help of microbes.

(UConn/Sean Flynn)

Philosopher Joins ACLU in Phone Records Monitoring Suit

Philosophy professor Michael Lynch has filed a friend of the court brief in the NSA legal action.

Professor Jeffrey McCutcheon in the studio. (Chris LaRosa/UConn Photo

'Science Friction' Brings Scientific Debates to a Public Audience

Engineering professor Jeffrey McCutcheon hosts a weekly radio show that targets scientific controversies.

Genomics Institute Awards $1 Million in Research Grants

The funding supports Affinity Research Collaboratives with UConn, JAX, and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.