Community Impact

Osman Dar speaks to audience at One Health conference

CAHNR One Health Initiatives Addressing Human, Animal, and Environmental Issues

From a unique, university-wide conference to new curricula and innovative research, CAHNR is leading efforts in One Health approaches at UConn

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UConn Health Continues Commitment to Sustainability

Earth Day 2024: Institutional-wide efforts on campus and beyond

A group of wildlife biologists put a tracking collar on a tranquilized bear.

Keeping Bears Wild

Graduate student Melissa Ruszczyk, a biologist with DEEP, is studying black bears’ behavior in relation to food sources left by humans

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A Case of the Possible: Creating the Conditions for K-12 Student Achievement Growth in the Face of COVID-19

Sarah Gilmore, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Psychology, prepared the following rapid research brief with the Center for Education Policy Analysis, Research, and Evaluation (CEPARE). This brief seeks to explore factors behind surprising student achievement growth in a district amid the COVID-19 pandemic's adverse effects on K-12 education.

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New UConn Extension Publication Website Shares Answers Connecticut Residents Can Trust

“It’s hard to know if some of the information that can be found online should be trusted. We want to help people quickly access answers that are proven to be successful for Connecticut.” 

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Researchers Look at Sleep Quality in Black and Hispanic Women of Childbearing Age

The research will serve as the foundation for future health promotion programs to address sleep quality

Jane Kelley-Sabatinos, Kristy Dahlstrom, Jennifer Griffin,and Staci Dupre, all staff at the office of undergraduate admissions, watch the solar eclipse from Horsebarn Hill

Eclipse Viewing Party Marks Another Event in UConn Physics History of Outreach

Monday's party at Horsebarn Hill is one of many ways UConn physicists bring their subject matter to the public

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Podcast: Bilingual Tool to Spot Signs of MS Earlier

UConn Health Multiple Sclerosis Center director: Overcoming cultural barriers can greatly improve patients' trajectory

Cristina Connolly and Alyssa McDonnell.

Sunday Sales Did Not Harm nor Help Liquor, Grocery Stores in CT

A new study finds fear over Sunday liquor sales from Connecticut package stores was unfounded

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Connecticut’s 2024 Letters About Literature Contest Winners Named

UConn's Neag School of Education, Department of English, and Connecticut Writing Project, co-sponsors of the 31st annual Letters About Literature contest, are proud to announce Connecticut’s winners for the 2023-24 academic year.