White House’s Dr. Deborah Birx Praises Efforts of UConn
October 9, 2020
Dr. Deborah Birx paid a visit to UConn Hartford recently, praising the University’s efforts in combating the spread of COVID-19.
Former Trustee Chairman Donates $1M to UConn
October 8, 2020
John W. Rowe, former chairman of the UConn Board of Trustees, has stepped up to help students facing financial troubles as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Q&A: Schooling, Caregiving, and Emotional Support during COVID
October 7, 2020
UConn education expert Sandra Chafouleas discusses the challenges COVID-19 poses to students, parents, and caregivers as the school year takes shape.
UConn Funds Five COVID-19 Research Projects, Announces Additional Funding
October 2, 2020
The Office of the Vice President has announced five awards to researchers as part of its new internal funding program to address the urgent needs presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Job Security, Finances Strongly Related to Increased Anxiety During Pandemic, Researchers Find
September 24, 2020
An ongoing study by UConn School of Nursing Researchers finds that pandemic-related economic anxiety is high even among those who still have jobs.
UConn Addresses Misconceptions, Questions About COVID-19 Dashboard and Data
September 22, 2020
Answers to frequently asked questions relating to the University’s strategy of testing and containment in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.
After Developing CRISPR-based Diagnostic Test for Infectious Diseases, UConn Researchers Validate Clinical Feasibility for COVID-19 Testing at Point of Care
September 18, 2020
A simple, low-cost method of detecting infectious disease is one step closer to being a cutting-edge diagnostics technology used by clinicians.
Weight Stigma Predicts Emotional Distress and Binge Eating During COVID-19
September 10, 2020
Young adults who have experienced weight stigma have more distress and maladaptive eating behaviors during the pandemic, regardless of their body size, researchers at UConn’s Rudd Center have found.
UConn Health Helps Paramedic Trainees Get Back on Track
September 3, 2020
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.
UConn Facemasks Show Commitment to Human Rights Along With Public Health
September 2, 2020
One of the ways UConn is helping to ensuring the health and safety of its community is the requirement that all students, faculty and staff wear face coverings while on campus.
UConn Launches Funding Program for COVID-19 Research
August 31, 2020
UConn’s Office of Vice President for Research is announcing a new rapid-response funding program open to researchers studying aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.