Food Pantries Use Nutrition Information to Increase Healthy Food Orders
Food pantries are more likely to order healthier food when nutrition information is easily accessible, according to a new study by UConn's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity.
New Social Work-DCF Partnership Prepares Students to Work With Latino Families
The School of Social Work has launched a new track for Spanish-speaking Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students, which prepares them to work with Latino families in child welfare and protection.
UConn’s Unique COVID Testing Strategies Garnering Praise, Serving as Model for Others
Over the fall semester, UConn has administered or tracked more than 42,000 COVID-19 individual and surveillance tests among its student body, helping it successfully complete the semester’s in-person portion.
Students Partner With Older Adults to Combat Pandemic Isolation
UConn School of Social work students are connecting with older adults in Hartford and the surrounding area to help combat that isolation as part of a new research project known as SLIP: the Social isolation/Loneliness Intergenerational Project.
Law Professor: Congress Has Ruled on Health Care Act Case Before Supreme Court
UConn Law's John Aloysius Cogan Jr. offers insight into a case before the Supreme Court that could determine the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
Concerns About Child’s Weight Increase Risk for Family Weight Teasing
Concerns over a child's weight can lead to increased teasing by family members, according to a new study by UConn's Rudd Center.
Barriers in Food Access Contribute to Inequitable Risks of Obesity and Food Insecurity Among Food Pantry Clients
Food pantry clients face higher rates of both food insecurity and obesity, according to a new study.
‘The Great Derangement,’ Novelist Ghosh’s Meditation on Climate Change, is 2020-21 UConn Reads Selection
"The Great Derangement," a meditation on society's response to climate change, has been selected as the UConn Reads text for the 2020-21 academic year.
A Letter from Provost Lejuez on the Spring 2021 Semester
A letter from Provost Carl Lejuez outlining decisions made regarding the Spring 2021 semester.
White House’s Dr. Deborah Birx Praises Efforts of UConn
Dr. Deborah Birx paid a visit to UConn Hartford recently, praising the University's efforts in combating the spread of COVID-19.