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.
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.
Anti-Black Racism Course Offered For Second-Straight Semester
The class has been popular with students, faculty, and staff members.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
UConn Researchers to Reimagine Dual Language Education
The University of Connecticut has been awarded a $179,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education for a new research project centered on reimagining dual language education. The project’s purpose is to improve the ability of dual language programs to promote the equitable bilingualism and biliteracy development of all students through a greater focus on sociocultural competence.