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Researchers Collaborate to Study Impact of Ocean Acidification on Northeast Fisheries, Develop Management Tools

A multi-institution team led by UConn researchers is using computer modeling and biological research to help northeast scallop fisheries facing the threat of ocean acidification.

Bury Christmas, And a Happy New Use: Repurposing Christmas Trees to Prevent Coastal Erosion

When Christmas is over, those formerly-decorated trees may have a new purpose in protecting Connecticut beaches and marshes from erosion.

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UConn, Sea Grant’s Bob Pomeroy: Dedicated to Improving Marine Ecosystems Around the World

Bob Pomeroy, who recently retired from his post as an extension specialist and marine resource economist with Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn, has spent his career working on research and development projects with small-scale fisheries in Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

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UConn’s Unique COVID Testing Strategies Garnering Praise, Serving as Model for Others

Over the fall semester, UConn has administered or tracked more than 42,000 COVID-19 individual and surveillance tests among its student body, helping it successfully complete the semester’s in-person portion.

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Shark Feast! And Insights about Carbon Sequestration

A team of researchers including UConn's Peter Auster stumbled on something rarely glimpsed by human beings - a deep-sea shark feast.

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‘The Great Derangement,’ Novelist Ghosh’s Meditation on Climate Change, is 2020-21 UConn Reads Selection

"The Great Derangement," a meditation on society's response to climate change, has been selected as the UConn Reads text for the 2020-21 academic year.

University seals were installed over the entrances to the north and south reading rooms at the Wilbur Cross Building. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

A Letter from Provost Lejuez on the Spring 2021 Semester

A letter from Provost Carl Lejuez outlining decisions made regarding the Spring 2021 semester.

New ‘InForm’ Site Launched to Simplify, Streamline UConn Reporting Processes  

UConn has launched a comprehensive new website to simplify and streamline the process by which students, faculty, staff and others can more easily locate and use the University’s many resources to report concerns and find support.

Laguna La Brava in Chile, where UConn researcher Pieter Visscher found clues that help explain how early life on Earth used arsenic to survive.

Ancient Microbial Life Used Arsenic to Thrive in a World Without Oxygen

Researchers traveled to a landscape in Chile similar in some ways to Mars to learn how life existed on Earth before oxygen.

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UConn Releases Annual Safety Reports

The University of Connecticut is releasing two reports this week that detail its response to reports of criminal activity, sexual violence, and other issues it monitors to ensure the safety of its campus communities.