Community Impact

Brave Space: Kelly Ha

Master's of Social Work student Kelly Ha talks about her experiences as an Asian-American student in this first installment of the Brave Space podcast series.

A Connecticut state park sign pointing toward a hiking trail

Walk with Me – A Podcast Series to Elevate BIPOC Voices in the Outdoors

Neva Taylor '22 (CLAS) launched a podcast miniseries to explore why many outdoor spaces are unwelcoming to people of color.

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UConn Team Earns Grant to Further Research Crumbling Foundation Problem

Solutions for Connecticut's ongoing crumbling foundation crisis will continue to be explored by UConn, thanks to federal funding secured by Connecticut’s Congressional delegation.

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UConn Women’s Student Leadership Program Receives $1.2 Million Grant

A leadership program for undergraduate women at UConn has proven so successful the funder donated $1.2 million to extend it for at least three years.

Highway traffic on Interstate 84

Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center Receives 5-year Extension to Improve and Expand Safety Analysis Tool

UConn's Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center has won a grant to continue developing its nationally-lauded highway safety data analysis tool.

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UConn Program Joins Technology and Nature to Build Conservation Awareness

Area residents are creating 'story maps' of conservation land in Eastern Connecticut as part of UConn's Natural Resources Conservation Academy.

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MSW Students Heading to Work Supporting Children, Families in Hartford Public Schools

The UConn School of Social Work is partnering with Hartford Public Schools to provide services for the district's students during this tumultuous year.

An ambulance pulls up to the emergency entrance at UConn Health

New Report Shows Impact of Connecticut Overdose Tracking Program Fighting Opioid Epidemic

A statewide tracking system to measure the extent of the opioid crisis in Connecticut is already yielding benefits in its first year of operation.

UConn student Megan Chiovaro, in beekeeping gear, inspects a honeybee hive as part of her research.

The Psychologist and the Bees

Doctoral student Megan Chiovaro has learned a lot about people - from working with honeybees.

Exterior of new emergency department at UConn John Dempsey Hospital. (Photo by Janine Gelineau)

UConn Health Helps Paramedic Trainees Get Back on Track

True to its educational mission, UConn Health opened the John Dempsey Hospital ED to a class of paramedics in training who found themselves without a place for their clinical rotations when the pandemic struck.