University of Connecticut

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.

850 Bolton Road, Unit 1085, Storrs, CT 06269-1085
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The numbers game

Dipak Dey, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Statistics and associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been called an ambassador for the field. A prolific researcher, he is best known for his ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Mathematics
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Climate change models may underestimate extinctions

Predictions of the loss of animal and plant diversity around the world are common under models of future climate change. But a new study shows that because these climate models don't account for species competition and movement, ...

dateJan 04, 2012 in Ecology
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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 divorce’s significant impact on women’s ...

dateSep 29, 2011 in Social Sciences
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How trees withstand a storm

As Hurricane Katia slowly approaches the East Coast, many people are still cleaning up from Hurricane Irene, whose high winds last week caused trees to fall, leaving millions without power.

dateSep 12, 2011 in Ecology
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Preventing school bullying behavior

As sure as school bells begin to ring after Labor Day, so too do news stories appear of students in elementary, middle, and high school being bullied. This fall, some school districts have a new state “cyberbullying” ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Social Sciences
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