Students Turn Classroom Knowledge into Real World Outcomes
Students seeking hands-on experience find playwriting, food security advocacy, and public speaking competitions boost their classroom learning
Ignite Hartford Grant Promotes Student Entrepreneurship
A new program through the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will take advantage of the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in Hartford to create opportunities for students at UConn and Hartford-area partner institutions.
Connecticut Agriculture is Showcased in UConn Students’ Documentary
'Completely Connecticut Agriculture' explores the creativity and resilience of Connecticut farmers
Parents Confused about Healthier Drinks for Kids Not Helped by Labeling of Fruit Drinks, Flavored Water and Unsweetened Juice
Clearer disclosures about added sugars, diet sweeteners and percent juice on product packages are needed to address widespread misperceptions about ingredients in popular children’s drinks
Isabella Hernandez receives 2021 School of Pharmacy Student Service Award
Isabella Hernandez (Pharm.D., ’23) is the recipient of the 2021 UConn School of Pharmacy Student Service Award. This honor is given annually to a student or student group for their commitment to healthcare-related services and engagement outside of regularly scheduled service learning hours. Even during the global pandemic, Hernandez has been busy over the past […]
Helping Change Health Behaviors with the Click of a Button
Valerie Duffy, professor of allied health sciences, has developed a user-friendly, online tool to support healthy behaviors in children and reduce their risk for obesity.
Rudd Center’s Schwartz Helps Develop Toolkit For Food Banks
Food banks and pantries need to measure in nutritional quality and not just bulk weight
The Research of our Environment: How UConn Researchers are Working to Save the Planet
With insects declining precipitously, plastics building up in our oceans, and indigenous cultures suffering under misguided eco-policies, these UConn researchers are working to save the planet, one ethical decision at a time.