Litchfield County

OR Team Shares 1st Dr. Richard Simon Award

April 7, 2020

The Dr. Richard Simon Excellence in Clinical Neurosciences Award goes to Ellen Benson, Shevonne White, and Georgia Priestley from UConn Health’s Operating Room.

Breast Cancer Survivor Runs Ultramarathons to Honor Others

October 24, 2019

Meet Holly Durstin, one of our nurse anesthetists, ultramarathoner, triathlete, and breast cancer survivor. Read about her inspirational journey to beat breast cancer.

Occupational Illnesses in Connecticut Decrease

September 2, 2019

The most recent data available indicate workplace-related illnesses have gone down in Connecticut, according to UConn Health experts.

Project SEARCH Expands Thanks to UConn Health Success

May 29, 2019

Five more interns have graduated from Project SEARCH at UConn Health, an innovative program preparing young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities for careers. Thanks to the internship program’s success at UConn Health, Project SEARCH is now expanding to five new locations across Connecticut.

Multiplying Their Options

April 5, 2019

Nearly 240 8th-grade girls from middle schools around the state came to campus Wednesday for a one-day conference aimed at exposing them to female role models in the STEM fields.

UConn’s Key Role in Ensuring Integrity of State Elections

November 1, 2018

Both before and after the November election, UConn’s Voting Technology Research Center will run forensic analyses on memory cards in the state’s voting equipment.

UConn Mourns Loss of Alum Ray Neag, Largest Benefactor

April 20, 2018

Ray and Carole Neag are among the most prominent figures in UConn’s 138-year history, next to brothers Charles and Augustus Storrs.

Torrington Extension Center Renamed for Late Sen. Adela Eads

September 29, 2016

UConn’s Board of Trustees is honoring Eads’ legacy of public service by renaming the Litchfield County Extension Center after her.

Any Future Doctors, Dentists, Nurses?

March 28, 2014

Nearly 400 high school students, many considering careers in health care, spent part of Friday at UConn Health’s 10th Clinical Career Day.

Conservation Academy Creates Connections with the Environment

July 16, 2012

A new summer program was designed to set high school students on the path to becoming life-long advocates for the protection of natural resources.