For Some Older Adults, a Pandemic of Loneliness
November 19, 2020
Dr. David C. Steffens, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry in the UConn School of Medicine, offers insight and advice on older adults facing the prospect of a lonely, pandemic-marred holiday season.
Double Down: Election Anxiety on Top of Pandemic Stress
November 2, 2020
UConn Health psychologist Karen Steinberg talks about the double dose of stress confronting many Americans during this time, and what they can do about it.
UConn Health Model: Travel Ban Would Have Killed CT COVID in August
October 27, 2020
UConn Health’s Pedro Mendes talks about what a sophisticated computer model of Connecticut’s COVID-19 infections tells us about where we’ve been, and where we might be headed.
Lost Your Sense of Smell? Suspect COVID-19
October 26, 2020
Dr. Denis Lafreniere, Chief of the Division of ENT at UConn Health, discusses one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19.
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.