UConn Voices

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BIPOC Farmers Leading by Example through UConn Extension Program

“I think what I learned, even though it was a lot, is nowhere near the knowledge I’ve decided I want to seek out.”

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Meet the Undergraduate Researcher: Lucie Lopez, CLAS ‘24

Using psychology to support the experiences of K-12 students motivates this hardworking researcher

Meet the Undergraduate: Malik Francis, School of Engineering

Malik Francis researches additive manufacturing while working as a data science intern for Collins Aerospace. This profile is part of a series for UConn's Month of Discovery

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UConn Ph.D. Student Is Working to Clean Up One of the World’s Dirtiest Chemical Processes

'At age 12, I was developing a way to remove oil from seawater. I always thought science and engineering innovations provided great opportunities for entrepreneurship'

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Study Finds Users Prefer Daily Oral PrEP Pill Despite New Options

Drugs that prevent HIV infection have evolved, but new UConn research shows the standard option is still top with patients

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UConn Social Work Researcher Investigates a Mindfulness Mental Health Intervention for LGBTQIA+ Youth

'There are significant mental and sexual health disparities among LGBTQIA+ youth that require urgent attention'

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UConn MBA Student Launching Lingerie Company That Shuns Toxic Chemicals, Appeals to Health-Conscious Consumers

'Everything I do is very intentional, even down to the tags'

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National LGBTQ+ Survey Finds Many Teens Out to Family, Hopeful for Future; Problem Areas Remain

'Despite the past two decades of unparalleled acceptance of gay marriage, the repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ and advances in protecting LGBTQ+ rights, over the last couple of years that has been eroded'

Jason Chang and Karen Lau ‘25 (CLAS)

CLAS Connections: Jason Chang and Karen Lau ’25 (CLAS)

Five heartfelt minutes with Director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute and Professor of History Jason Chang and undergraduate student Karen Lau ’25 (CLAS)

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Supporting the Mental Health Crisis Workforce to Address the Needs of the LGBTQ+

The UConn School of Social Work’s Innovations Institute has launched a new training program for crisis counselors and first responders