Community Impact

Jiff Martin, second from left, and fellow honorees in front of the White House. (Photo by Pam Jahnke)

UConn Extension Educator Honored at White House

'Jiff' Martin is one of a dozen individuals from across the country being honored today as White House Champions of Change for Sustainable and Climate-Smart Agriculture.

President Bill Clinton, center, receives an award from former Senator Christopher Dodd, left, and Helena Folks, chair of the national advisory board during the ceremony to award the Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights held at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 15, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

President Clinton Awarded Dodd Prize for Human Rights

Clinton was one of two recipients honored during a ceremony for the 20th anniversary of the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at UConn.

A football player falls during a game. (iStock Photo)

Back in the Game: Recognizing, Recovering from Concussion

UConn's NeuroSport program is teaching athletes, coaches, and parents how to spot a concussion.

An elderly man at home with his dog. (iStockPhoto)

Coming Home: State’s Elderly Transitioning to Community

UConn’s Center on Aging found that a state program to move institutionalized individuals home improved their quality of life and saved money,

A butcher cutting meat at a pork processing plant. (iStock Photo)

UConn Law Professors File Brief with U.S. Supreme Court

The brief offers expert information relevant to an appeal by Tyson Foods that could affect the future of class action suits.

Sign outside the Ministry of Water Resources in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Michael Accorsi/UConn Photo)

Securing Water Resources in Ethiopia

A $4.3 million NSF grant allows UConn researchers to Intensify their efforts in Ethiopia.

A teen looks out from behind a fence. (iStock Photo)

Crossover Youth: From Child Welfare to Juvenile Justice

A new UConn study finds that youth with a history of child welfare involvement are more likely to have contact with the juvenile court system.

The Book of Deuteronomy from the Hebrew Bible. Students can study Biblical or Modern Hebrew in courses affiliated with the Center for Judaic Studies. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

Judaism Faculty Lead Community Conversations

'People come with questions about Judaism that they’ve just been dying to ask someone,' says UConn's Jeffrey Shoulson of the discussions at local synagogues, community centers, and libraries.

Illustration depicting election day at a polling station. (IStock Image)

Business School to Offer Program for Voter Registrars

The School of Business will offer classes in a new professional development program that will lead to certification for Connecticut's voter registrars.

When Mike Tyson defeated Buster Mathis in December 1995, Dr. Cato Laurencin was his ringside doctor.

Hand in Glove: UConn Surgeon Brings Healing Hands to Boxing

When he isn't in the lab or the operating room, you may find Dr. Cato Laurencin in the boxing ring.