Community Impact

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SNAP-Ed Supports Nutrition Education, Gains Attention from National Food & Nutrition Services

The program supported by UConn Extension provides nutrition education for Connecticut families, underscores national priorities

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Podcast: Supplying CT’s Health Care Workforce

Dr. Bruce T. Liang, dean of the UConn School of Medicine, and Dr. Steven Lepowsky, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine, explain the role of the medical, dental, and graduate schools in preparing and producing generations of professionals to maintain Connecticut's health care workforce.

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HuskyTHON Raises Over $1.3 Million For The Kids

The annual dance marathon raised $1,340,670.68 for Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

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Conference on Anti-Racism to be Held at UConn Hartford

A chance to amplify UConn's role as a key part of intellectual and community life in the capital city

Elise Bouthillier, a UConn alumna, wears her state Department of Environmental Protection uniform as she lifts a small boy, wearing an orange shirt.

Steward of the Land: Elise Bouthillier Protects and Serves Connecticut Wildlife and Natural Resources

How the James V. Spignesi, Jr. Memorial Scholarship changed the course of one student's life

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Citizen’s Police Academy Open at UConn Health

Following success in Storrs and a pilot in Farmington last year, the UConn Police Department is offering its citizen’s police academy to the UConn Health community May through June.

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Homeless No More, Thanks to ‘Guardian Angel’ From UConn Health

“I don’t think I would have lasted another winter.” A man who was homeless for most of the last four decades credits the population health team at UConn Health for helping him find a home.

UConn School of Law Professor Emeritus John Brittain (contributed photo).

One Foot in the Classroom, One Foot in the Courtroom

March 31 event will honor role of UConn Law's John Brittain in historic Sheff v. O'Neill case

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The G.O.A.T of Goats

Matt Syrotiak turned a love for goats into a life of community service with UConn 4-H

Louise Reagan

Nurse Researcher Receives Health Disparities Grant from the American Diabetes Association

Louise Reagan's research is testing a mobile app that will help incarcerated individuals self-manage their diabetes when they reenter society from prison