The Graduate School

Back to School: Largest Class Ever Arrives to UConn Health

August 14, 2019

This August, delivering on the promise of Bioscience Connecticut, the largest incoming class of medical and dental students ever arrived to UConn Health, plus 90 more graduate students.

Meet graduate student Melissa Melough

July 18, 2019

Melissa Melough has already accomplished much at such venerated institutions as Cornell University, Yale New Haven Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. The achievements continued when she came to UConn in the fall of 2015. On top of doing research, being a graduate assistant and writing a dissertation, she was married (in a castle), remodeled her […]

Grad Students Help PCX Aero Go ‘Full Throttle’

July 15, 2019

This project was a perfect opportunity to help a Connecticut company and give students a chance to apply their analytical and project management skills.

Meet graduate student Anna Puchkoff

July 12, 2019

With an academic background in various environmental sciences and hands-on experience with ecosystems at Yosemite, Anna Puchkoff has learned a lot. However, she was drawn to UConn’s Department of Natural Resources and the Environment because she needed to answer some more of her scientific questions. Here is what she said about her life and UConn. […]

Study: Yoga Breathing and Relaxation Lower Blood Pressure

June 19, 2019

Yoga practice that emphasizes mental relaxation and breathing can have as much of a beneficial impact on high blood pressure as aerobic exercise, according to research by a UConn postdoc.

Meet graduate student Alexis Trench

June 13, 2019

An animal science graduate student, Alexis Trench, has a unique combination of interests in animal research, science education and mentoring women in STEM disciplines while leaving time for dancing and being outside with lambs on the farm. Here is what she says about her experiences at UConn.   Where did you study as an undergraduate? […]

UConn Students and Alumni Honored by Fulbright Program

June 3, 2019

The Fulbright student recipients were awarded grants to travel for study and research in South Korea, Guatemala, Turkey, the E.U., India, Brazil, and Jordan.

Anand Gupta Cited for Cost-Saving Process in Cancer Treatment

May 31, 2019

The New Jersey Pharmaceutical Association for Science and Technology (NJPhAST), and its corporate sponsors recently awarded Ph.D. candidate and graduate research assistant Ãnand Gupta with a 2019 Student Scholarship in recognition of his research. It is the first time a UConn student has received this award. The annual scholarship is highly competitive and an important part of […]

New 3D-Printed Technology Lowers Cost of Common Medical Test

May 22, 2019

‘Anything that can be run by normal ELISA can be run by this, with the advantage of being less expensive, much faster, and accessible,’ says UConn’s Mohamed Sharafeldin.

Meet Alumna Elizabeth Johnson

May 16, 2019

Elizabeth Johnson came to the Department of Animal Science as a graduate student to work with barn animals and add research experience to her credentials. Knowing how selective veterinary medicine programs are, she wanted to find a way to distinguish herself from other applicants. She succeeded by researching a plant-derived microbial treatment to prevent illness […]

Preparing Teacher Ed Grads for a Successful Job Search

May 15, 2019

Many school districts across Connecticut hold Neag School of Education teacher education graduates in the highest regard for potential employment.Throughout the Neag School’s partner school districts, juniors and seniors in the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s (IB/M) program get firsthand student teaching experience in urban and suburban classroom settings; during their fifth year in the program, students receive further preparation through various professional development offerings and on-site internships.