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.

Address
850 Bolton Road, Unit 1085, Storrs, CT 06269-1085
E-mail
michael.kirk@uconn.edu
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Global warming: The conversation we need to have

We all know the earth's climate is changing. The effects are inescapable no matter where we live. Here in New England, some changes are subtle (more humidity, consistently warmer nights), dramatic (more intense rainfall events), ...

dateJan 15, 2014 in Environment
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Researchers gather for stem cell retreat

Scientists from across the state are gathering for a retreat at the Health Center today to present their latest findings in the field of stem cell research. Among those making presentations include researchers from UConn, ...

dateNov 08, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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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.

dateJul 18, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Faster, better, safer jet engines

From Igor Sikorsky's first American helicopter to Pratt & Whitney's latest engine for the nation's new Joint Strike Fighter jet, Connecticut has a proud history of aviation science innovation.

dateJul 17, 2013 in Engineering
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