Connecticut Institute of Water Resources Expands Groundwater Safety Efforts
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding an effort to lessen contamination of groundwater and enable more frequent testing of rural wells
Biodegradable Plastic Mulch: A Climate Smart Agricultural Practice
UConn is working with growers in the state to find alternatives to plastic mulch without eliminating the benefits it brings
UConn Employee’s Family Cycling 1,300 miles to Fight Children’s Cancer
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This month the Cook Family from Simsbury is participating in the Great Cycle Challenge USA in support of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.
Best Paper Award Goes to UConn Plastic Surgery Chief Dr. Andrew Chen
The premier journal in plastic surgery called Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has honored UConn Health Plastic Surgery Chief Dr. Andrew Chen with a 2022 Best Paper Award.
UConn Research Team Awarded $2.5 Million for ‘Biodiversity on a Changing Planet’
The grant will allow them to research the effects of climate change on Lake Tanganyika, which millions of people depend on as a food supply
UConn, SCSU Partner on Postgrad Research Program for Underserved Communities
The NSF-funded program will help participants learn skills to be more competitive and prepared for jobs in fields like biotechnology
Risk of Suicide Rising Among Black and Hispanic Americans
Lack of access to mental health support could be among the factors responsible for the increases
Ancient Dung Reveals Earliest Evidence for Animal Tending
The beginning stages of humanity's revolutionary turn from hunting and gathering to full-fledged farming and herding
UConn Researchers to Create Curriculum for CT’s First ‘Green Lab’
Green labs allow law enforcement to identify the various stages of impairment and perform tests that will assist officers in identifying impaired drivers
MIRA Award Recipient Jelena Erceg Unfolding the Mysteries of Genome Folding
Jelena Erceg is studying the role of parental genome folding during development which could support the development of personalized genome medicine for chromosome-based diseases.