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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder to Open Black History Month Celebration at UConn

The author and activist will be the guest of honor at the first event in month-long series of activities at UConn.

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VIDEO: UConn Students From China Get to Attend In-Person Classes at Home

UConn students from China are taking in-person classes 7,300 miles from Connecticut, thanks to partnerships with two Chinese universities.

UConn Health drive through testing station on the lower campus in Farmington on April 13, 2020.

Nurse Researchers Study How to Increase COVID-19 Testing, Vaccination Among Underserved Hispanic Families

Xiaomei Cong and Kelley Newlin Lew are partnering with the Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut for the study, with support from the Office of the Vice President for Research’s COVID-19 Research Seed Funding Program.

School cafeteria workers in Cheshire, Connecticut package to-go lunches for students.

Onset of COVID Pandemic Significantly Threatened CT School Meal Programs

Innovation by food service directors and local communities helped meal distribution numbers rebound last spring.

Protesters hold a sign in support of Black Lives Matter during the Commitment March on August 28, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Anti-Black Racism Course Offered For Second-Straight Semester

The class has been popular with students, faculty, and staff members.

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.

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UConn Emphasizes Economic Inclusion in Mission of Ensuring Diversity and Equity

Supplier diversity is critical to UConn and the state of Connecticut and UConn has a demonstrated commitment to economic inclusion in contracting for goods and services.

Professor Jeff Hoch standing in the lab where he conducts much of his research.

Meet the Researcher: Jeff Hoch, School of Medicine

Hoch, a professor of molecular biology and biophysics, sees tremendous potential waiting to be unlocked by his research.

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Pharmacy Students Create COVID-19 Vaccine Information Series in 5 languages

As the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out many people still have questions associated with the two dual-dose immunizations. Thirteen UConn School of Pharmacy students created a variety of 2-3 minute videos answering some of people’s most concerning questions and recorded the information in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese and Polish. “Our curriculum emphasizes evidence-based medicine and there […]

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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.