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Spring 2017 UConn IDEA Grant Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 29 UConn undergraduates who have been awarded UConn IDEA Grants! 19 of the award recipients will be completing individual projects, and 10 will be working on collaborative group projects. The award recipients represent a variety of disciplines, from nursing to elementary education, animal science to biomedical engineering. They will work on designing […]

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Student Engineers Monitoring System for Bridges

  In the middle of a June night in 1983, a 100-foot span of the Mianus River Bridge in Greenwich, Conn., collapsed, plunging two cars and two tractor-trailers into the river 70 feet below. Three people died, three were seriously injured, and diverted I-95 traffic snarled local streets for six months. Inspections revealed that an […]

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HackUConn 2017

The UConn Entrepreneurship and Innovation Society hosted the second annual HackUConn event on March 24th into the 25th in NextGen 012.  A hackathon is an event that promotes a collaborative effort among teams to innovate and invent.  The HackUConn event brought together motivated students, industry sponsors, and experienced mentors to encourage networking, creativity, and problem […]

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