Community Impact

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The Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project: A National Example

Other states are now adopting the model of data analysis and intervention developed by the Project, which is housed at UConn’s Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy

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Helping Local Farms Face Devastating Late-Season Frost

UConn programs aim to help assess the damage and support Connecticut farms after the impact of a late-season cold snap

Astrin Krane, a Glastonbury High School student and second-year attendee of the Queer Science Conference, holds a heart-shaped alginate she made during a science demonstration and presentation about hydrogel crosslinking and application in the Chemistry Building during the conference on June 4, 2023.

Queer Science Conference Connects LGBTQIA+ Youth with Role Models in Various STEM Fields

High school students from across the state gather for second iteration of Queer Science Conference

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UConn Health Half Marathon Draws 1,600+

See photos from the UConn Health Half Marathon, 10K & 5K, attended by more than 1,600 June 3 in Simsbury

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UConn Geography Researcher Receives Funds to Study Cancer Disparities Among U.S. African Americans

The study will build upon previous studies conducted by Ghosh and her collaborators that have explored the ways social inequality contribute to unequal cancer control outcomes

Mark Manson is graduating from Bloomfield High School and is UConn bound. After completing the Doctors Academy program at UConn Health, he will attend UConn for the next 8 years in its specialized program in medicine to dually earn both his B.S, and M.D degrees.

Doctors Academy at UConn Health Making Dreams Come True

Graduates of the Health Career Opportunity Programs were celebrated at its annual closing ceremony. Mark Manson, a senior at Bloomfield High School, has dreamed of becoming a doctor since he was four years old and is now UConn bound to earn both his undergraduate and medical degrees.

UConn Student Working to ‘Amplify’ Educational Opportunities in Kenya

'One of the key things that I've really learned is to love the problem. Be in love with a problem. Because that's the only way you can understand the solution'

Stormwater Corps students evaluate parking lot drainage with the help of Dr. Mike Dietz and GA Josh Snarski

E-Corps: Building Skills and Bolstering Environmental Efforts Across Connecticut

A report shows the Environmental Corps (E-Corps) program has a lasting and transformative impact on students

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UConn Students Help Thousands by Surveying Patients for Social Determinants of Health in Waiting Rooms

The UConn Health Leaders Program, co-founded by Dr. Henry Siccardi '23 MD/MPH, who is remaining at UConn Health for internal medicine residency training, has been a success in just three years

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Capital Area Health Consortium Honors UConn Health Nurse, Fellow, Resident

Community Service Awards for Drs. Jasmin Hundal and Joselyn Miller; scholarship for Elizabeth Haskell