The University of Connecticut, (UConn) was established in 1881 under its former name Storrs Agricultural School. UConn was officially established in 1939. Today, UConn has ten schools and campuses on the main campus in Storrs, Connecticut and separate schools of law and social work in Hartford as well as schools of medicine and dental in Farmington. UConn has a student body of more than 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. The university is consistently rated in the top 30 of public universities within the United States.
The positive effects of negative blogs
(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to online word-of-mouth about companies, what is bad, is good. At least, in moderation.
Researchers Studying How Genetic Disorder Develops -- In a Petri Dish (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- With new stem cell lines generated directly from the cells of patients, researchers are able to study how the genetic disorder known as Angelman syndrome develops.
Boosting crop yields in Australia
Andrew Hansen grows wheat, barley, canola, and oats on his farm at Coomandook in South Australia, where his family has farmed the land for more than 60 years. But now the family's way of life is threatened.
It's not the time spent in school, it's how it's used
In the past decade or more, the national debate about effective learning has centered on teacher quality. Now the discussion is turning to a second major resource in education: Time.
Cooling down global warming
(PhysOrg.com) -- Carbon capture has long been identified as a critical technology needed to prevent global warming, but efficient and economical ways to do it have been hard to find.
Divorce is Costly for Women
From supermarket tabloids to the New York Times, the financial costs of divorcing are widely publicized with every celebrity split-up. Now a scholarly study has documented divorces significant impact on womens ...
Getting social with your media
Kristine Nowak isnt rushing to join the newest social network. In fact, she thinks that on the surface, Google Plus is something of a hoax.
Graphic cigarette warnings evoke important emotions
The days of the small Surgeon Generals warning on the side of cigarette packs are ending. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that it is mandating bolder health warnings on cigarette advertising and ...
Seaweed: The new trend in water purification
(PhysOrg.com) -- Biologist Charles Yarish is turning his enthusiasm for seaweed into a new system for cleaning up waterways.
UConn reactor uses more efficient process to make biodiesel fuel
Deep inside the University of Connecticuts chemical engineering building in Storrs, Professor Richard Parnas and a team of students quietly monitor a murky brown emulsion bubbling inside an enormous 6-inch diameter ...