Research & Discovery

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UConn Partnership with East Hartford Public Schools Celebrates First Year

UConn WSCC team marks productive year of improving health and well-being of school children with CDC visit

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$10 Million USDA Poultry Sustainability Grant Making Progress on All Initiatives

With an eye to safeguarding animal, human, and environmental health, the multi-institution project is improving broiler production by relying on environmentally friendly approaches and no antibiotics

An archival photo from 1945 showing cows at an agriculture show at UConn.

Uncovering New Details from 1940s Milk Samples

Old samples can help shed new light on the pressing issue of antibiotic resistance

Mountains in the distance, wetlands in the foreground.

Geoscientist Among First Projects Approved by National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) Pilot 

Lijing Wang, who joins UConn in August, will develop AI models for mountain water flow that aid in climate change predictions

Medical student Heather McClure, SOM Class of 2026

Research of UConn Medical Students Shines at Premiere Otolaryngology Conference

UConn School of Medicine students presented their research findings at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting 2024 in Chicago from May 15-19.

Mark Urban in the Arctic

Arctic-Focused Climate Change Research Initiative Earns Coveted $15 Million NSF Award

UConn Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Mark Urban will co-lead the EvoME Institute, a six-year, multi-disciplinary collaboration of experts from 14 institutions led by Woodwell Climate Research Center, UConn, and Columbia University

Black bear in Connecticut. (Tracy Rittenhouse/UConn Photo)

UConn Lab Sequences Rabies in Black Bear

The Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL) published findings after they sequenced the entire genome of the virus and compared it with existing rabies sequences from other animals

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UConn Health Marks Clinical Trials Day

1st randomized clinical trial predates American Revolution

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Reducing Big Rig Parking Problems

UConn is working with the state and federal Department of Transportation to develop an app that will find safe parking places for truckers

A parent and two young children sit together on a couch.

Connecticut Office of Early Childhood Awards $10 Million to HDFS Project

UConn researchers and CT OEC launch the ‘CT Early Years’ program to support families of infants and toddlers