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A ‘Crash Course’ for the 2020 US Presidential and Local Elections

As the 2020 U.S. Presidential election and the COVID-19 pandemic collide, voters face new challenges, including how to cast their vote and where to find reliable information. This semester, UConn…

Higher vitamin D levels in first year of life could help against obesity in adolescence

Low levels of vitamin D during the first year of life are inversely associated with metabolic syndrome in adolescence—which is closely linked to obesity—according to a new University of Michigan…

Higher vitamin D levels in first year of life could help against obesity in adolescence

Low levels of vitamin D during the first year of life are inversely associated with metabolic syndrome in adolescence—which is closely linked to obesity—according to a new University of Michigan…

Elite Fellowship Backs UConn Health Scholar’s Violence Research

As decades of political unrest and violence continue in her native Colombia, UConn public health sciences research associate and Ph.D. candidate Maria “Mayte” Restrepo-Ruiz is studying whether women are more…

Jorgensen Digital Stage Sets Livestreaming Fall Performance Schedule

After the COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of artist performances on stages around the world last March, including the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, no one knew when audiences…

Phase 2 of the Culinary Institute of the Pacific underway

From left, Erika Lacro, Blake Inouye, David Lassner, Nāwaʻa Napoleon, Louise Pagotto, Lise Ditzel-Ma and Tim Dolan The University of Hawaiʻi’s Culinary Institute of the Pacific (CIP) launched Phase 2…

In Memoriam: Maurianne Adams, Social Justice Education Pioneer

Maurianne (Schifreen) Adams, professor emerita, UMass Amherst College of Education, died on Oct. 6, at the age of 82. She began working at UMass Amherst in 1973, retired in 2008,…

EHS Doctoral Student Alli Wins New Researcher Award

Environmental health sciences (EHS) doctoral student Abosede Sarah Alli was named one of the winners of the 2020 New Researcher Abstract Award by the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE)….

Lloyd Reynolds and the founding of the Economic Growth Center

Lloyd Reynolds, EGC, and the development of Development Economics  by Lisa Qian October 8, 2020 Lloyd Reynolds (far left) and other EGC affiliates meet in a workshop seminar of the…