UConn Voices

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Two UConn Students Named Goldwater Scholars

The Goldwater Scholarship was established to identify students of outstanding ability and promise, and encourage them to pursue advanced study and research careers

Meet the Researcher: Jayesh Kamath, School of Medicine

Jayesh Kamath is bringing psychiatry into the mobile tech era by using mHealth technologies to support patients with depression

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Students Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Fourteen UConn students and alumni have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

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Gerald Lewis Jr. Selected as UConn’s Next Chief of Police

Lewis brings decades of experience in public safety and higher education to UConn

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UConn Magazine: Making the World More Poetic

Where some poets turn ever inward, Marilyn (Waniek) Nelson turns outward, and there is compassion in every line she writes.

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UConn Magazine: Pioneering the New Field of Regenerative Engineering — And Championing Social Justice

A master of multiple fields, Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, holds UConn’s highest academic title: University Professor.

Students Host Week of Inclusion

Students in the UConn School of Dental Medicine Special Care Dentistry Interest Group hosted a Week of Inclusion to show support, learn, and discuss the importance of inclusion and connection for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in dentistry.

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Brave Space: Timothy Bussey and Christine Sylvester

Alum talks making the University and the country a more supportive place for the LGBTQ-plus community

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UConn Magazine: Raising Her Voice to Amplify Other Voices

Saving a festival youth program in her hometown of Paraty, Brazil, made Pauline Batista ’16 MA a hero there.

A close up of a Black hair stylist braiding a Black woman's hair. Connecticut recently outlawed workplace discrimination based on hairstyle, which UConn alumni and faculty members say is long overdue, especially for Black and Latino workers.

New Law on Hairstyles Makes It Easier for Connecticut Workers to be Authentic

The law is a victory for Black and Latino workers who have long felt pressure to change their natural hairstyles to conform with an unfair standard.