From Forest Labs to Rare Diseases
Philanthropic Grants Boost UConn’s Research Partnerships with Industries
By Grace Merritt and Jessica McBride
Deep in the woods behind Horsebarn Hill, UConn has its own forest lab.
There, you’ll see sensors on trees of different species shifting and swaying under ice, snow, wind and torrential rain. Read Full Story
UConn Donors Break Record on Giving Tuesday
UConn Nation stepped up to the plate on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, leading to an increase in dollars and donors. With UConn’s schools and colleges—along with athletics—helping tell UConn’s story through email and social media, the special day that has become a nationwide call for generosity was a success.
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Five Questions with
Gladis Kersaint, the new dean of the Neag School of Education, arrived at UConn in June and is spending her first winter in the Northeast. She’s a mathematics education scholar and most recently worked at the University of South Florida, where she was associate dean of academic affairs and research for the College of Education. Read Full Story
Alum Leaders Drop Off Life Advice at Residence Halls
Students relaxed on chairs and couches in South residence hall one night in September and listened to Richard Robinson ’79 (CLAS) talk about his journey from his undergraduate days at UConn to becoming one of the first African-American state Supreme Court judges in Connecticut.Read Full Story