July 2019

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Meet John and Sue, The Pioneers of the Internet at UConn

In a ceremony held at the end of June, in the Information Technologies Engineering Building, John Marshall stepped up to a computer, entered a short line of code, and shut down a server that served as the last known artifact linking the University of Connecticut to its earliest connections to the internet.

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Summer Undergraduate Researcher Ian Sands '20 (ENG)

Ian Sands (BME, '20) is researching nanoparticle drug delivery for the treatment of osteoarthritis in knee joints, and trying to reduce inflammation in the knee in order to stop the progression of cartilage deterioration during his summer vacation.

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Common Steroid Could Soften Up Tumors for Chemo

A common drug used to alleviate side effects of cancer treatment may also make the treatment more successful if given beforehand, report a consortium of research institutions including the University of Connecticut.

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UConn's New HuskyJet Brings 3D Printing to the Next Level

Adding on to the myriad of equipment and capabilities of the University of Connecticut's Tech Park, the UConn National Science Foundation (NSF) SHAP3D site, and its site director, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Anson Ma, have acquired a state-of-the-art Pilot Scale industrial inkjet 3D-printer, appropriately named HuskyJet.

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A Q+A with Kevin Musco, Alumnus of the Engineering for Human Rights Initiative

Launched in 2012, The Engineering for Human Rights Initiative between the School of Engineering and the UConn Human Rights Institute is an opportunity for engineering students to immerse themselves in the world of human rights, through research and classroom time, with a focus in risk management, climate resiliency, life-cycle analysis, impact assessment, and several other synergistic topic areas.

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Upcoming Events

Innovation Connection: Tech Park Update and Poster Show
August 1, 2019
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Innovation Connection: Student Poster Show
August 8, 2019
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International Graduate Student Orientation
August 19, 2019
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UConn Alumni Night at the Hartford Yard Goats
August 24, 2019
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