New London County

Beach houses on Lake Michigan, lake erosion dangerously close to houses, half the beach is gone due to high water

Should We Stay or Should We Go? Shoreline Homes and Rising Sea Levels in Connecticut

How strategies to address rising sea levels could affect local taxes, home values, and other factors

A pair of glasses sitting on a folded newspaper. Social work students who wrote letters to Connecticut newspapers say the experience helped improve their skills as social workers.

Social Work Students Turn to Old-Fashioned Advocacy

Clinical social work students learn the power of the written word to advocate through Letters to the Editor

UConn's Peter Auster helped write a new UN report assessing the status of the world's oceans.

UN World Ocean Assessment: The Ocean is in Trouble, but We Still Have Time to Act (if We Want To)

A holistic look at the global ocean offers areas for further study and reasons for concern

UConn Forestry crew hauling pine boards out of the forest

Homegrown Conservation Projects Underway, Courtesy of the UConn Forest

How a couple of fallen trees led to a dynamic opportunity for Connecticut students

Students in the “Global One Health: U.S. and Irish Perspective” class at the University of Connecticut see kelp harvested from J.P. Vellotti’s beds in Groton as part of a visit to the Noank Aquaculture Cooperative on May 16, 2019, organized by Connecticut Sea Grant.

CT Sea Grant-led Project Looks to Unlock Potential of Seaweed Industry

The UConn Avery Point-based program will lead efforts on the East and West coasts to boost commercial seaweed harvesting.

Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory on Jan. 14, 2019. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

UConn, Mystic Aquarium Work Together to Enhance Animal Health

The Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory at UConn and Mystic Aquarium have an education and animal health partnership that dates back almost 30 years.

A member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation harvests heirloom at their farm located in North Stonington Ct. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and UConn Extension have been collaborating thanks to a USDA Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program to enhance agricultural production, food security, and health of tribal community members.

UConn Extension Growing Food With the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and UConn Extension are collaborating to enhance agricultural production, food security, and health of tribal community members.

A maze of colored mosaic tiles at UConn Avery Point, part of the new cognitive garden at the campus

Cognitive Garden Takes Root at UConn Avery Point

A brand-new garden at UConn Avery Point is designed to help children learn through using experience.

UConn's Dr. Natalie Moore in the Bahamas at the site where a hospital stood before Hurricane Dorian. Moore and Amanda Ramsdell from the UConn Health Emergency Department are working with the International Medical Corps, which is establishing a tent hospital to care for patients on Grand Bahama Island. (Submitted Photo)

Researchers Hone Our Ability to Map Storm Flooding

UConn researchers developed a radar satellite-based mapping technique that will improve the ability of forecasters to more accurately predict the inundated area caused by future storms. 

A close-up of a worker holding a yellow hardhat at his side

Occupational Illnesses in Connecticut Decrease

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