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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Why clients stop going to therapy

Associate professor Rachel Tambling and doctoral candidate Thomas Bischoff, both of UConn's Department of Human Development and Family Studies, recently completed a study that examines why clients terminate their work with ...

Nov 13, 2018
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Moving the motivation meter

Two novel drugs kickstart motivation in rats suffering from apathy and a lack of oomph, UConn researchers reported at the Society for Neuroscience conference in San Diego on Nov. 5.

Nov 08, 2018
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Old drug, new hope for pediatric brain cancer

Some drugs for heart disease might also work against brain cancer, according to an analysis by researchers from the Jackson Laboratory (JAX), Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC), and UConn Health. The researchers ...

Oct 25, 2018
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Cell death protein also damps inflammation

Inflammation is one strategy your body uses to fight infection, but if it gets out of control it can kill instead of heal. In the Sept. 18 issue of Immunity, UConn Health immunologist Vijay Rathinam and colleagues show how ...

Oct 01, 2018
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