School of Dental Medicine

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LGBTQ+ Collection Now at UConn Health Sciences Library

With a federal grant intended to amplify diverse voices, the library adds more than 60 titles focusing on the LGBTQ+ experience.

Strong Smiles for Special Olympics Athletes

For the past two decades, UConn dental students have volunteered their time to provide dental care to Special Olympics athletes during the Summer Games.

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Podcast: Cycling Coast to Coast to Help Kids

A UConn dental student and two medical students are spending their last free summer pedaling cross-country to raise money for the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Hear their thoughts from the day before they left in early June.

Dental Students Help Beautify Hartford

UConn’s chapter of the American Student Dental Association once again spends its Spring Service Day helping preserve the city’s green space.

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UConn Researchers Team Up to Unravel Mysteries of Puzzling Bacterial Signals in Our Blood

A 'Goldilocks Phenomenon' that could be good or bad, depending on a range of factors

Teaching Children About Good Oral Hygiene

“These are excellent opportunities for students to be in the community providing prevention education and being role models for the younger students to learn about oral health care and also about how to be a dentist," said Dr. Sarita Arteaga, associate dean for students at the School of Dental Medicine.

Blood-cell Lens Enables High-Quality Imaging with Blu-ray Technology

Guoan Zheng's latest technological innovation combines the power of a Blu-ray player with a blood-coated sensor, creating the potential to dramatically improve imaging for clinical applications

The School of Dental Medicine Celebrates the Class of 2022

“On behalf of the entire School of Dental Medicine community, I congratulate each of our soon to be new graduates for completing, arguably, the most challenging and rigorous dental education program anywhere,” Dean Dr. Steven Lepowsky said.

UConn Health 51st Commencement Adds 260 to Health Care Workforce

More than 260 new physicians, dentists, scientists, and public health professionals graduated at UConn Health's 51st Commencement on May 9 and are ready to enter the state and nation's health care workforce.

Herald pipers announce the arrival of the faculty during the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources commencement ceremony at Gampel Pavilion on May 11, 2019. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

2022 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

Speakers from a broad range of fields and backgrounds will share their wisdom with UConn's Class of 2022