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Six UConn Researchers to Join the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Six UConn researchers have been elected by their peers to receive a distinguished honor.

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Steven Lepowsky Named Dean of the School of Dental Medicine

Provost Carl Lejuez announced today that Steven Lepowsky has been named dean of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine for a five-year term. Lepowsky will be the eighth dean in the School’s history.

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UConn to Create Policing Advisory Committee, Take Other Steps to Update Public Safety Measures

UConn is implementing a number of initiatives to ensure transparency, community involvement and sensitive response to mental health concerns as part of its public safety and policing standards.

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Letter From President Katsouleas Regarding Task Force on Mental Health and Wellness

President Katsouleas updates the UConn community on the findings and recommendations made by the President’s Task Force on Mental Health and Wellness.

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Provost’s Distinguished Speaker Series Goes Virtual … and That’s a Good Thing

The Provost’s Distinguished Speaker Series is going online this year, and its coordinator says that presents an opportunity.

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A Conversation with UConn Provost Carl Lejuez

UConn Provost Carl Lejuez talks about making the University an inclusive and dynamic environment, drawing on his own experiences as a faculty member and first-generation college student.

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New Human Rights Research Consortium Draws International Audience for Initial Conference

More than 150 human rights researchers from four continents will gather virtually today for the inaugural conference of the Connecticut/Baden-Württemberg Human Rights Research Consortium (HRRC).

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Connecticut Commitment Program Paused Amid Budget Challenges

President Thomas Katsouleas told the UConn Board of Trustees on Wednesday that the pause was regrettable but unavoidable, and he and board members emphasized that they remain fully committed to helping low-income students afford a UConn education.

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UConn to Turn Over Bus Operations to WRTD; Plan Saves Money, Promotes Use of Electric Buses

UConn is turning over operation of its passenger bus fleet to the Windham Regional Transit District, saving the University money and promoting the use of electric buses.

UConn Holds Second Annual Sports Analytics Conference

There are many sports analytics workshops held around the world each year, but what makes UConn’s unique is that undergraduate students, and even those on the high school level, are invited and encouraged to be part of it.