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A photo collage of the researchers who worked on a study about how LGBTQ+ college students are faring during the pandemic.

UConn Researcher Finds Family Support Key to LGBTQ+ Student Wellbeing During Pandemic

Support from parents is a key indicator of whether LGTBQ+ college students are experiencing higher levels of stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.

State of CT map with data about COVID infections by town.

UConn Researcher Develops Town-Level Model for COVID-19 in Connecticut

UConn researchers have created the first COVID-19 model to focus on the town, rather than the state or national level.

Storrs Hall is seen from the opposite side of Swan Lake.

School of Nursing Ranks Among Top 15 Online Master’s Programs for 2021

U.S. News & World Report placed the School as tied for No. 14 in online nursing master's programs around the country, and it came in second among such programs in New England.

Tropical path in the fog at El Yunque National Rain Forest in Puerto Rico

When Looking at Species Declines, Nuances and Long-term Data Are Important

How a claim about the impact of climate change on insect populations in Puerto Rico didn't quite match the data.

Art, Music Faculty Collaboration Illuminates ‘Paradox in Political Tribalism’

Following a divisive election, a multimedia collaboration asks searching questions about values and principles.

Marine One carrying President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump as they departed from the White House flies over the U.S. Capitol ahead of the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.

Why Do Presidential Inaugurations Matter?

Ceremonies speak directly to some of our basic instincts, triggering intuitions about their efficacy, symbolism, and importance.

Senior couple in self isolation looking through the window at home clapping. They are showing their support for all the workers and helpers who are helping during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Age Provides a Buffer to Pandemic’s Mental Health Impact, UConn Researchers Say

A study by UConn researchers finds that while older adults are more concerned about the risks of COVID-19 than younger adults, they are also less likely to feel anxious or depressed.

Step-by-step illustration of how burying beetles find homes to start their family.

Beetles Reveal How to Hide the Body

A corpse is a home to the burying beetle, and UConn researchers are learning how this specialist critter keeps its home free of unwanted visitors.

A news photo of Trump supporters storming the U.S. Capitol, holding their smart phones in the air.

Q&A: Trump, the Capitol, and Social Media

Social media played a significant role in the storming of the U.S. Capitol, and its influence in shaping American politics is unlikely to wane, says UConn's Marie Shanahan.

a woman in front of a table

Brave Space: Shardé Davis and Mason Holland

In the summer of 2020, UConn students made a pointed observation: the University had no single course devoted to the epidemic of anti-Black racism in the U.S.