Category: News

Class: Human Rights and the Supply Chain

The work of the HRI’s own Shareen Hertel has been highlighted by UConn Today! Together with Professor Allison MacKay from Ohio State University,. . .

Categories: News, Uncategorized

Published: October 12, 2018

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All-Women Engineering Team Fights Cerebral Palsy

A team of four Biomedical Engineering students from UConn are breaking new ground in the fight against Spastic Cerebral Palsy.. . .

Categories: biomedical engineering, cerebral palsy, electronics, News, rehabilitation device, senior design, Spastic Cerebral Palsy, students

Published: April 27, 2018

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Improving the Water Supply in a Drought-Stricken Village

During winter break, the three students, who are all members of the UConn chapter of Engineers Without Borders, traveled to the village to begin surve. . .

Categories: africa, agricultural production, engineering without borders, ethiopia, News, village, water infrastructure

Published: February 16, 2018

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Using Vibrational Therapy to Change the 
Outlook for Cerebral Palsy

In the United States, there are nearly 800,000 children and adults that exhibit one or more symptoms of Cerebral Palsy. According to the Centers for D. . .

Categories: biomedical engineering, cerebral palsy, education, electronics, News, senior design, skill development, Spastic Cerebral Palsy, students

Published: February 13, 2018

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Securing Water Resources in Ethiopia

A $4.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow University of Connecticut researchers to collaborate with colleagues around the w. . .

Categories: africa, ethiopia, faculty, food security, News, nile river, NSF, pire, students, water, water security

Published: September 15, 2015

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Up Close — Impulsive Ingenuity: Arash Zaghi

By Mary Lord Just 34, Arash Zaghi can point to a string of achievements. After graduating at the top of Iran’s prestigious Sharif University of Tech. . .

Categories: adhd, bridge, column system, cybersecurity, earthquake, multihazard-resilient infrastructure, News, NSF, students

Published: March 16, 2015

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UConn Professor Works to Engineer ADHD Success

Engineering is a growth industry with well-paying jobs. But many college students with ADHD soon drop out of engineering programs. Or they don’t app. . .

Categories: adhd, civil engineering, News, students, study, zaghi

Published: March 12, 2015

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The Social Impact of Engineering

By William Weir, School of Engineering Engineers play a major role in developing cell phones, but what responsibility do they have to consider the ori. . .

Categories: africa, cell phones, energy, engineering, environmental engineering, human rights, infrastructure, News, skill development, students

Published: December 11, 2014

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Human Rights Institute and Engineering to Offer Human Rights Minor

The impact of engineering policy and practice on individuals and societies has often been overlooked in engineering education. Yet, engineering techno. . .

Categories: chemical processing, education, electronics, minor, natural resources, News, pollution remediation, sustainable energy

Published: May 22, 2014

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