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Geno Auriemma Supports New Program to Further Boost UConn Grad Students at the Recruiting Table

October 22, 2020

Geno Auriemma is partnering with the UConn School of Business by supporting a new lecture-and-workshop series to help 2,000 graduate business students enhanced their leadership skills.

Meet the Researcher: Sarah Tsuruo ’21 (CLAS) 

October 22, 2020

Sarah Tsuruo ’21 (CLAS) says pursuing a multifaceted career as an undergraduate researcher requires determination.

Barriers in Food Access Contribute to Inequitable Risks of Obesity and Food Insecurity Among Food Pantry Clients

October 21, 2020

Food pantry clients face higher rates of both food insecurity and obesity, according to a new study.

Countering Concussion Complacency

October 21, 2020

A UConn neurologist and sports medicine expert weighs in on a published study showing no link between tackle football at an early age and more concussion complications in college.

Fish-food Entrepreneur Wins UConn’s Wolff Startup Competition

October 21, 2020

Student entrepreneur Peter Goggins ’21 (CAHNR) has won the Wolff New Venture Competition, which boosts UConn-connected startup companies.

‘The Great Derangement,’ Novelist Ghosh’s Meditation on Climate Change, is 2020-21 UConn Reads Selection

October 20, 2020

“The Great Derangement,” a meditation on society’s response to climate change, has been selected as the UConn Reads text for the 2020-21 academic year.

UConn Researcher Receives CDC Grant to Develop Social Media-Based Intervention to Prevent Gun Injury

October 20, 2020

UConn’s Caitlin Elsaesser has received a $250,000 award from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to research how social media contributes to youth firearm violence.

UConn Wins Record Grants and Contracts Funding in FY2020

October 19, 2020

In fiscal year 2020, researchers from UConn and UConn Health secured nearly $286 million in research and other types of sponsored funding, the most in the University’s history.

Report Finds COVID-19 Rate Among Dentists is Less Than One Percent

October 19, 2020

Despite high risk of transmission of COVID-19, fewer than one percent of dentists nationwide were found to be COVID-19 positive according to a report published by the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).

Q&A: When in Drought, Build Resilience

October 16, 2020

The abnormally dry weather Connecticut has experienced in 2020 may not be an anomaly for long.

UConn Holds Second Annual Sports Analytics Conference

October 16, 2020

There are many sports analytics workshops held around the world each year, but what makes UConn’s unique is that undergraduate students, and even those on the high school level, are invited and encouraged to be part of it.