UConn Researcher Finds Family Support Key to LGBTQ+ Student Wellbeing During Pandemic
Support from parents is a key indicator of whether LGTBQ+ college students are experiencing higher levels of stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UConn Researcher Develops Town-Level Model for COVID-19 in Connecticut
UConn researchers have created the first COVID-19 model to focus on the town, rather than the state or national level.
Age Provides a Buffer to Pandemic’s Mental Health Impact, UConn Researchers Say
A study by UConn researchers finds that while older adults are more concerned about the risks of COVID-19 than younger adults, they are also less likely to feel anxious or depressed.
How Many People Need to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in Order to Stop the Coronavirus?
The more infectious a disease is, the larger the number of people who need to be vaccinated to reach herd immunity.
As COVID Vaccines Arrive, Remembering How An Earlier Pandemic Touched a Family
Not all of my insights into pandemics have come from academic research.
COVID Wastewater Testing Continuing this Spring – with an Absorbent New Twist
After a successful launch for the program in the fall, UConn's MARS lab will ramp up its wastewater surveillance testing to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘These Were Haunting Events’: Researchers Study Migrant Precarity During Pandemic in US, India
An interdisciplinary group of researchers is designing a toolkit of methods to study the problems faced by migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Stroke Survivor Says Knowing Symptoms Can Save Your Life
Eight days after a COVID-19 diagnosis, Dr. Donald Higgins started experiencing double vision. What he did next may have saved his life.
UConn Health Workers ‘Feeling Great’ a Week After Getting COVID-19 Vaccine
A week after getting vaccinated against COVID-19, UConn Health workers say they're feeling well and excited to see the vaccine roll out across the state.
Hawley Armory, Named For a Military Typhoid Fever Victim, Now Home To COVID-19 Testing
Hawley Armory's newest use as a site for on-campus employee COVID-19 testing brings the history of the building back full circle to its namesake -- Willis N. Hawley.