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    Revealing hidden emotions.

    UConn’s new state-of-the-art fMRI scanner allows researchers to visualize the brain carrying out language and other cognitive tasks in real time. The scanner marks an important milestone in UConn’s continuing rise to prominence in the cognitive and brain sciences. Read more.

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    Searching for new drugs.

    UConn researchers are studying bacteria living inside the Hawaiian bobtail squid in the search for new drugs to fight pathogens in humans. Read more.

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    Predicting the impact.

    UConn ecology and evolutionary biology professor Mark Urban has crunched the numbers, and the results are clear: For every degree that global temperatures rise, more species will become extinct. Read more.

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    Creativity lacking in college admissions.

    UConn educational psychology professor James C. Kaufman says capturing creativity in college admissions tests would increase diversity and better prepare students to be innovators in a changing society. Read more.


Featured Events

  • Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown.

    Black History Month Opening Ceremony
    Thursday, Feb. 4, 6 p.m., Student Union Ballroom

    Speakers; Michael Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, and Attorney Benjamin Crump, lead attorney for the family of Trayvon Martin. Free admission, tickets required, available from SU information desk.

  • Through March 13, 2016, William Benton Museum of Art

    A digital exhibition of works by fine arts students that visually communicate personal experiences with race. Coordinates with this year's UConn Reads theme.

  • Through April 10, 2016, Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry

    A retrospective exhibition of work by the famed Vermont puppet company Sandglass.

  • Year-round

    Book a campus tour and make the Lodewick Visitors Center your first stop.

  • Strategic Initiatives

  • Expanding educational opportunities, research and innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines at UConn.

  • Reinventing the Connecticut economy by harnessing the impressive research resources across our state.

  • Building on past strengths within the University and opening doors to new ones—product design and improvement, additive manufacturing, biosciences, cyber security and more.

  • Extending the high academic standards and rich intellectual resources of UConn’s schools and colleges.

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