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An athletic trainer attends to an injured football player. (Photo by Logan Stanford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Athletic Trainers in Secondary Schools of Primary Importance for UConn Kinesiology Researchers

Research programs in UConn's Department of Kinesiology highlight the important role played by athletic trainers in schools around the country

HDFS associate professor Laura Donorfio, center left, poses with her son, Adam, center right, and drag queens BeBe Zahara Benet, far left, and Jujubee during a taping of the TLC show “Dragnificent!,” which featured the mother/son pair.v

HDFS Professor Couples Drag Culture, Gerontology in Her Work

Laura Donorfio says the seemingly disparate topics complement each other well, and offer a chance to think about how aging is perceived across society

Marilynn "Lynn" Malerba '08 MPA, Chief of the Mohegan Tribe and newly appointed U.S. Treasurer.

Lynn Malerba ’08 MPA Named First Native American United States Treasurer

Malerba, who is also Chief of the Mohegan Tribe, says the advanced degree she earned at UConn has helped her career in public service

UConn Extension Rides High on Hybrid Learning

Regardless of the pandemic, UConn Extension is exploring ways to keep meeting Connecticut residents where they are

Group making polymer spaghetti

“By Us, For Us”: First Queer Science Conference Creates Connections

Forty-three high school students and 13 members of the UConn community came together to celebrate science – and themselves – in the first Queer Science Conference

Young Black girl using a metal watering can to water purple flowers.

Recalling the Past to Shape the Future: A Podcast on Environmental Injustice

Recent graduate Meg Sanders ‘22 (CAHNR) created a podcast to show just how connected environmentalism is to other societal issues

Manisha Sinha, Draper Chair of American History, lectures at the Gentry Building. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Historian Earns Pennington Award; Talks Juneteenth as Holiday Approaches

Manisha Sinha talks about the roots of Juneteenth, which became a national holiday in 2021, but which began in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War

Graduate student Skylar Wright (left) with Sivapriya Kailasan Vanaja, Ph.D., in her immunology research lab.

Science in Seconds: Our Immunity vs E. coli

A UConn Health immunology researcher is focusing on the interaction between our immune system and E. coli to better understand it and develop new treatments against this potentially deadly disease.

UConn’s Gilman Scholars Samantha Valle ’24 (CLAS), Marissa White ’25 (CAHNR), Geraldine Uribe ’23 (CLAS), Guerlina Philogne ’24 (CLAS) (BUS), Rose Pacik-Nelson ’23 (CLAS), and Grace Coburn ’23 (CLAS) posing in the lobby at UConn Hartford.

UConn Produces An All-Time High 17 Gilman Scholars

Each Gilman Scholar is required to complete a service project upon their return from studying abroad in their campus or home community

Athena’s Warriors 4-H Team from Hartford, CT (Contributed photo)

UConn 4-H Brings High Tech to Connecticut Youth

A unique program gives Connecticut youth the chance to gain skills in STEM and see the world