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A Safer, More Precise Prostate Biopsy

September 22, 2020

After nearly two years of using a biopsy method known as the transperineal approach, UConn Health urologists report higher-quality prostate samples and zero infections.

Committed to Curtailing Sepsis

September 14, 2020

Nurses Elizabeth Haskell and Ashley Brennan-McBride lead UConn Health’s effort to reduce sepsis risk and mortality.

UConn Med Students: ‘Why I Run’

May 31, 2020

While it may be one of the busiest periods of their lives, an important part of the lives of these medical students is running. Leading up to the UConn Health Half Marathon, 10K and 5K June 4-7, four of them share their stories.

When it Comes to a Stroke Timing is Everything

May 28, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a sharp decline nationwide in people seeking care for heart conditions and stroke in particular. These conditions do not get better on their own and emergency care should not be delayed. According to UConn Health’s stroke experts “Time is Brain”. According to Dr. Mason Leeman-Markowski, a neurologist at […]

Running in the Age of Contagion

May 21, 2020

Whether training for the UConn Health Half Marathon, 10K and 5K or simply resuming an exercise routine, injury prevention now includes infection prevention.

What We Know About Online Learning

May 15, 2020

The situation with COVID-19 has challenged many school systems to consider how to extend their teaching and learning into virtual settings from home. Sometimes called “distance learning” because the teacher and the students are not in the same room, this form of virtual teaching and learning has a rich history and several forms. The use of technology, particularly the internet, to support remote learning is nothing new.

Aspiring School Administrators Present Capstone Projects Via Zoom

May 11, 2020

Neag School students completing the UConn Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP) this spring presented their change projects — the program’s signature capstone assignment, in which students identify a need or opportunity for school improvement and work toward positive change — during the 6th Annual Change Project Day.

Delivered During Pandemic

April 30, 2020

Having your first child can be nerve-wracking enough; meet a UConn Health resident-student couple whose baby was born into the brave new world of COVID-19.

Analysis Suggests COVID-19 Racial Disparities

April 15, 2020

A UConn Health study led by Dr. Cato T. Laurencin shows communities of color are more vulnerable to coronavirus infection and mortality.

Lessons Learned Outside the Classroom

April 9, 2020

Angela Vacca, 7, of Newington is one of nearly 55 million students nationwide now expected to continue their education at home while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Discovering new ways to learn at home and not being with friends, family and teachers has been a hard adjustment for all. For young children […]