Media Portrayal of Haiti Problematic, Says UConn Researcher
On the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, public policy professor Thomas Craemer says negative stereotypes of the island nation in the media are widespread.
UConn’s High-powered Sequencing Technology Leads to Rare Elephant Genome
Biologist Rachel O'Neill is part of a team that produced the first genetic sequence of Borneo's dwindling pygmy elephant population using high-throughput sequencing technology available on campus.
Engineer has NSF EAGER Award to Study Nanoparticle Flow in Bloodstream
Anson Ma's research will help determine whether nanoparticles can improve the delivery of cancer-fighting drugs to tumors.
UConn Researcher: Dopamine Not About Pleasure (Anymore)
Contrary to a long-held scientific idea, psychologist John Salamone says an increasing number of studies show that the neurotransmitter has to do not with pleasure but with motivation.
Graduate Student Working to Develop New Anti-Cancer Agents
Sophia Nnenna Ononye, a Ph.D. student in pharmaceutical sciences, hopes her research will pave the way for more effective cancer therapy in the future.
Materials Modeling Expert Avinash Dongare Joins UConn Faculty
Dongare develops computer simulations that assist experimental scientists at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional methods.
Honors Freshmen Conduct Research Through Holster Scholars First Year Program
First year scholars discover the rewards of research in projects ranging from art to engineering to neuroscience.
Sociologist Studies How Residents of Venice, Calif. Cope with Diversity
From boardwalk to businesses, homeless shelters to havens for the wealthy, Venice, Calif. is a carnival of diversity. Andrew Deener studies how its residents cope.