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Ron Mallett, professor of physics, and an expert on time travel. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

Theories of Time Travel

One hundred years on from Einstein's Theory of General Relativity, are we closer to achieving time travel? UConn's Ron Mallett says theoretically, yes.

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UConn Considering New Approach to Realign, Expand Alumni Outreach

The University is working with the UConn Foundation and UConn Alumni Association to improve outreach to the more than 230,000 UConn alumni worldwide.

An interactive digital wall in the lobby of Boston Children's Hospital was designed by researchers at the University of Connecticut.

Hospital’s High-tech Wall Opens Doors to Imagination

UConn faculty and students designed an interactive wall for the Boston Children's Hospital lobby.

Honoring MLK Through Service

UConn students were among volunteers from across the country who spent Martin Luther King Day engaged in service projects.

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Breaking Down Barriers to Healthcare for the Incarcerated

UConn is taking the lead in treatment of incarcerated patients with its Center for Correctional Health Networks.

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Child Advocate Report on Sandy Hook Shooting Finds Missed Opportunities

UConn Health psychologist Julian Ford was one of six primary authors of the report.

Food Insecurity Emerging as Rudd Center Focus

Food insecurity – uncertainty about having sufficient food – is an issue of growing importance for the Rudd Center.

The International Language of Sports

UConn recently hosted 10 South African educators with a mutual interest in the power of sports to build relationships and effect social change.

Molly Rockett ’15 (CLAS): Making Her Voice Heard

The target of bullies throughout her adolescence, Molly Rockett ’15 (CLAS) found a way to turn her feelings of powerlessness into a sense of purpose.

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Getting Out the Vote

The director of UConn's Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work discusses the importance of making voting a habit instead of a chore.