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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The rise of self-driving cars

Once the stuff of science fiction, self-driving cars may soon be cruising our nation's roadways. Federal and state authorities are rushing to keep up with this rapidly advancing technology. The U.S. Department of Transportation ...

dateMar 21, 2017 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Accounting for extreme rainfall

A University of Connecticut climate scientist confirms that more intense and more frequent severe rainstorms will likely continue as temperatures rise due to global warming, despite some observations that seem to suggest ...

dateMar 07, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Know thy enemy: Kill MRSA with tailored chemistry

University of Connecticut medicinal chemists have developed experimental antibiotics that kill MRSA, a common and often deadly bacteria that causes skin, lung, and heart infections. The success is due to their strategy, which ...

dateDec 22, 2016 in Biochemistry
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