Connecticut Institute of Water Resources Expands Groundwater Safety Efforts
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding an effort to lessen contamination of groundwater and enable more frequent testing of rural wells
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: UConn Health Pulmonologist Dr. Mario Perez
Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 to October 15. "Hispanic Heritage means feeling proud and honored to belong to a community that is willing to serve others," shares Dr. Mario Perez of UConn Health.
Biodegradable Plastic Mulch: A Climate Smart Agricultural Practice
UConn is working with growers in the state to find alternatives to plastic mulch without eliminating the benefits it brings
UConn Employee’s Family Cycling 1,300 miles to Fight Children’s Cancer
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This month the Cook Family from Simsbury is participating in the Great Cycle Challenge USA in support of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.
Helping Schools Put ‘Whole Child’ into Policy and Practice
The UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health launches “WSCC blueprints” to help schools implement the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model.
UConn, SCSU Partner on Postgrad Research Program for Underserved Communities
The NSF-funded program will help participants learn skills to be more competitive and prepared for jobs in fields like biotechnology
Hope on the Horizon: Newly Introduced Bill to Congress Could Dramatically Improve Sickle Cell Patient Care Nationwide
If enacted the Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Centers Act of 2022 would expand annual funding by $535 million for sickle cell disease treatment, research and education. Read how the leadership of Dr. Biree Andemariam and her UConn Health New England Sickle Cell Institute are making a real community impact.
Respecting Roots and Growing for the Future with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
A partnership between UConn and local tribes led to the development of Meechooôk Farm and other programs that strengthen the tribal community, their land-base, and self-sufficiency
UConn Researchers to Create Curriculum for CT’s First ‘Green Lab’
Green labs allow law enforcement to identify the various stages of impairment and perform tests that will assist officers in identifying impaired drivers