University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut University of Connecticut

352 Mansfield Road, Storrs, 06269, CT, US

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The University of Connecticut (UConn) is one of America’s top 20 public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. It is home to more than 31,000 students, 1,300 faculty, 230,000 proud alumni, and a handsome husky named Jonathan. The University has fourteen schools and colleges: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business, Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work. Students can choose from eight undergraduate bachelor's degrees with 102 possible majors, as well as seventeen graduate/doctoral degrees and five professional degree programs (MD, JD, etc.). UConn's main campus in Storrs is admitting the highest-achieving freshmen in University history. Student diversity continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. It's a great time to be a Husky!

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Margaret Rubega, Ph.D.

Margaret Rubega, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior

Professor Rubega is an expert in the functional ecology of feeding in birds and the anatomy, and biomechanics, performance of wild birds.

Social Media in Science Avian Conservation Anatomy of Birds Evolutionary Biology Ecology Functional Ecology of Feeding in Birds Biomechanics of Birds Hummingbirds

Jessica Rubin, J.D.

Jessica Rubin, J.D.

Professor of Law

Law and policy expert, specializing in animal law in cases of cruelty and neglect; Rubin was instrumental in the creation of Desmond's Law

Animal Justice Advocation Animal Cruelty Desmond's Law

Ronald Schurin, Ph.D.

Ronald Schurin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Residence

Expert in the politics of presidential campaigns

American Politics and Elections Electoral Politics American Politics Connecticut Politics Education Policy

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Director, Rudd Center for Obesity & Food Policy (Principal Investigator); Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Dr. Schwartz specializes in school wellness and nutrition programs, and food insecurity.

School Food Options Nutrition food insecurity Nutrition in Food Programs

Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D.

Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior

Professor Schwenk studies the functional morphology and evolution of lizards and snakes.

Reptiles Lizards Phenotypic Evolution Evolutionary Biology Ecology Snakes

Sina Shahbazmohamadi, Ph.D.

Sina Shahbazmohamadi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Hardware security expert

Hardware Security Reliability and failure of micro/nanoscale systems X-ray tomography and applications

Marie Shanahan

Marie Shanahan

Associate Professor

Professor Shanahan is an expert in the intersection of journalism and digital communication technology, online news and digital discourse.

News Literacy Digital Discourse Journalism Local news Media Multimedia Reporting Online Storytelling Online Comments

Brandi Simonsen, Ph.D.

Brandi Simonsen, Ph.D.

Professor of Educational Psychology, Co-Director of Center for Behavioral Education and Research

Professor Simonsen is an expert in school, classroom, and student positive behavioral interventions and supports.

School Discipline Student Behavior Seclusion Behavioral Intervention Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Classroom Behavior Restraint School-Wide Behavior Interventions

Manisha Sinha, Ph.D.

Manisha Sinha, Ph.D.

Draper Chair in American History

Dr. Sinha is an expert in Civil War and Reconstruction

Feminism Abolition Slavery

David Souder, Ph.D.

David Souder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management

Dr. Souder specializes in strategic management.

Cable Industry Baby Boomer Effect on Business Ownership

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