Community Impact

Charles Fayal '16 (ENG), left, and Steven Graf '15 (BUS) take a break from assembling their Parrot MD devices.

Students’ Device Helps People Take Meds as Prescribed

Two undergraduates have developed a device that 'parrots' prescription instructions to help people in developing countries take their medications.

The Junior Husky Club Starting 5 during halftime at the Women's Basketball game vs. Memphis in Gampel Pavilion on Feb. 28. (Athletic Communications/UConn Photo)

Huskies Challenge Kids to ‘Bring Their A Game’

UConn Athletics youth outreach programs are creating a new generation of Husky fans.

Kinesiology professor Doug Casa, COO of the Korey Stringer Institute at UConn, speaks at a press event at the NFL headquarters in New York City on March 26. (Korey Stringer Institute/UConn Photo)

Pressing Need for Full-Time Athletic Trainers in High Schools

A new report by UConn’s Korey Stringer Institute and the National Athletic Trainers' Association calls for the hiring of athletic trainers in every high school, a need that's as yet unfulfilled.

A screen shot from the Human Rights Watch Twitter feed shows a soldier taking photos of a mass grave site in Nigeria.

New Ways of Monitoring Human Rights

Law and human rights scholar Molly Land discusses the impact of new technologies on human rights fact-finding, advocacy, and enforcement.

Moises Hernandez (left) and Brittany Marson built houses to attact bats in an effort to increase their population in New England. (Photo courtesy of Laura Cisneros)

Young Conservationists Inspired to Tackle Community Projects

High school students who attended a conservation program at UConn last summer recently completed environmental service projects close to home.

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.

Oak Leaf Gray Logo

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.

A nurse checks a prisoner's blood pressure. (Shutterstock Photo)

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.