UConn Senior Works For Diversity and Inclusion in His Hometown
Jacob Lopez ’21 (CLAS) has become a leader in his hometown of Manchester even before he earns his undergraduate degree from UConn.
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.
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.
Historic Turn in Pandemic with First Vaccinations at UConn Health
UConn Health received its first shipment of nearly 1,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer, just FDA-approved for emergency use authorization.
UConn School of Pharmacy Joins State of Connecticut in COVID Immunization and Contact Tracing
The UConn School of Pharmacy is assisting the state's COVID-19 vaccine strategy in a variety of ways.
New Social Work-DCF Partnership Prepares Students to Work With Latino Families
The School of Social Work has launched a new track for Spanish-speaking Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students, which prepares them to work with Latino families in child welfare and protection.
UConn Waterbury Is the Place For Life-Long Learning
The OLLI program at UConn Waterbury, which offers courses on everything from English literature to gardening, has not been slowed down by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Connecticut Teens Want More Transportation Options
UConn researchers have found that Connecticut teens have few options beyond the family car when it comes to getting around.
Students Partner With Older Adults to Combat Pandemic Isolation
UConn School of Social work students are connecting with older adults in Hartford and the surrounding area to help combat that isolation as part of a new research project known as SLIP: the Social isolation/Loneliness Intergenerational Project.
UConn PEP: Transforming and Connecting Communities
Rich Mutts '06 (CLAS) describes how he used the UConn PEP program to help transform his community.