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Provost Peter J. Nicholls, left, receives a list of new students from M. Dolan Evanovich, right, vice president of enrollment management, planning, and institutional research, during Convocation, as Lee Melvin, director of undergraduate admissions, looks on.
Ross Szabo, director of youth outreach for the National Mental Health Awareness Campaign, delivers the keynote address for Suicide Prevention Week at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on September 9.
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September 15, 2008 ¦  Volume 27, No. 4


University awarded funds for new transportation center
UConn was recently awarded $2 million in funding over four years by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, thanks to the University’s status as co-leader of the National Transportation Security Center of Excellence. Read more...

Reach out for help, says suicide prevention speaker
Almost all those suffering from anxiety, depression, or other mental disorders who seek help recover, according to Ross Szabo. Yet, for any number of reasons, few college students struggling to control their lives ever do. Read more...

Neag school to help low-performing schools as part of coalition
A coalition of state education organizations, including UConn, has pledged to transform eight elementary schools that are struggling to address one of the nation’s most perplexing educational problems. Read more...

Public policy experts to evaluate perceptions of disaster risk
The Department of Public Policy (DPP) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is expanding its homeland security research with a new six-year project to evaluate how people perceive disaster risk and how their perceptions affect preparedness. Read more...

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