Community Impact

Sustainability, Community, and Food – Theory Meets Action for UConn Undergrads

Where 'learning by doing' means baking bread, growing vegetables, and working for justice

A new website created by UConn faculty and students aims to help Connecticut history teachers prepare lessons on Black and Latinx history that has often been neglected in the past, like the 1921 Tulsa Massacre commemorated by this statue.

New Website Developed By Neag School Will Assist High School History Teachers

Connecticut is the first state to mandate that all of its high schools offer an elective class on Black and Latinx history and this website will provide resources

Robert T. Fahey outside the Young Building

Robert Fahey Appointed to Inaugural George F. Cloutier Professorship

Fahey will lead efforts to advance the stewardship of the UConn Forest and other forests around the state

Accounts from Ground Zero, 20 Years Later

Two UConn Health physicians share their recollection of being part of the response to the World Trade Center site Sept. 11, 2001. Dr. Robert Fuller was the John Dempsey Hospital EMS director at the time, and Dr. Dirk Stanley was a medical student training in Brooklyn.

A panoramic view of the UConn Hartford campus. The Sustainable Global Cities Initiative at UConn Hartford aims to become a center of research and information-gathering on urban life in Connecticut and beyond.

Understanding the 21st Century City: Initiative at UConn Hartford Looks to Build Community Partnerships

'If we work together, we can deal with any challenge. That's the key'

UConn Researcher Develops Novel Storm Damage Prediction Model

Wei Zhang used GIS and statistical data to construct a novel model of tsunami damage in Fairfield, CT. The model can easily transfer to other storm types and communities.

Greenhouse Studios’ Unique Collaborative Process Finds Success in First 5 Years

Greenhouse Studios at UConn has created and fostered a novel collaborative academic environment since its founding in 2016.

Food Labels Leaving You Lost in the Supermarket? This Game Can Help

If you don't know your 'non-GMO' food from your 'organic,' this online activity is for you

Shadow of construction worker/site

Korey Stringer Institute Works with National Partners to Keep Laborers Safe

The recommendations focus on protecting worker health and safety while also ensuring productivity

Volunteers at a commnity health clinic, check-in table in a park

Students Serving Community With Screenings, Vaccinations

A multidisciplinary force including UConn faculty and students came together last weekend in Hartford’s Keney Park and North End neighborhoods to offer free health screenings, COVID-19 information, and door-to-door vaccinations.