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MIL-OSI USA: Catching Recyclables Before the Football

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Athletics, Community Impact, English, Environment, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Catching Recyclables Before the Football

Source: US State of Connecticut The EcoHuskies, interns in the Office of Environmental Policy,  chartered one of the UConn buses to host a sustainability effort at the Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field before Saturday’s football game. The Athletics Department has worked together with the Office of Environmental Policy to promote recycling at all of […]

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MIL-OSI USA: UConn Engineers Seek to Validate Methods of Testing Pyrrhotite in Concrete

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Community Impact, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, School of Engineering, Science, Technology, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: UConn Engineers Seek to Validate Methods of Testing Pyrrhotite in Concrete

Source: US State of Connecticut UConn is using its research and engineering acumen to create a method by which experts can determine the most accurate tests to measure pyrrhotite levels in concrete samples. Pyrrhotite, a mineral that reacts when exposed to oxygen and water, is at least one of the factors causing a problem in […]

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MIL-OSI USA: 99-year-old Law School Alum Finds Purpose as Public Defender

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Africa, Aid, alumni, america, Americas, Campus Life, Community Impact, Defense, Education, English, fish, France, gun control, Health, Intelligence, Italy, Japan, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, School of Law, Security, Trade, United States, United States of America, United States Security, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: 99-year-old Law School Alum Finds Purpose as Public Defender

When you ask Morton Katz ’51 what he learned at UConn School of Law, three lessons top his list: how to be a good lawyer; the importance of preparation; and knowing when to settle a case. Katz has had more time than most to ponder the value of his legal education. He’s one of the […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Puppet Workshop Spotlights Local ‘Sheroes and Heroes’

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Arts, Community Impact, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, School of Fine Arts, Technology, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Puppet Workshop Spotlights Local ‘Sheroes and Heroes’

Source: US State of Connecticut The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry buzzed with community puppet-building workshops this weekend in preparation for the parade and pageant “Sheroes, Heroes, and other Champions of the Mansfield Community” that will take place Sunday. Workshop participants will carry the puppets as part of the Celebrate Mansfield Parade on Sept. […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Human Rights and the Supply Chain

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Africa, america, Americas, Business, Campus Life, Commerce, Community Impact, Education, English, Environment, Human Rights, law, Legal, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Podcast, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United Nations, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Human Rights and the Supply Chain

Listen to the podcast: https://today.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/HUMAN-RIGHTS-AND-SUSTAINABILITY-PODCAST-STORY-V2.mp3 For more podcasts about all things UConn, go to uconn.edu/uconn360-podcast. When a white paper was issued earlier this year from a recent UConn conference addressing how to protect human rights and promote social and environmental sustainability in the light manufacturing sector, the document became the most recent addition to resources that […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Labor Day Report: Occupational Illnesses Remain High in Connecticut

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Community Impact, Education, English, Environment, Health, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, UConn Health, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Labor Day Report: Occupational Illnesses Remain High in Connecticut

This Labor Day, the annual state report released by UConn Health experts shows occupational illnesses remain a serious and under-reported issue in Connecticut, with a rate 6 percent higher than the national average. The latest 2016 data shows a reporting of over 7,500 occupational illnesses, with up to an estimated 25,000 cases going unreported. The […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Sierra Club Ranks UConn a Green Campus Leader Again

By   /  August 28, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Community Impact, Crude, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Human Rights, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Oil, Open Source Intel, The University, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Sierra Club Ranks UConn a Green Campus Leader Again

UConn has once again been rated among the top 10 in Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” rankings. UConn placed third overall, an accomplishment that Richard Miller, director of UConn’s Office of Environmental Policy, says is something that has distinguished UConn as a leader among its peers. “We’ve done quite well year after year and have established […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Degrees of Change: UConn Increases Diversity in Teaching Programs

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, america, Americas, Community Impact, Diversity, Education, English, Humanities & Social Sciences, India, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, School of Education, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Degrees of Change: UConn Increases Diversity in Teaching Programs

A lack of diversity among classroom teachers in elementary and secondary schools has long been a national issue. In the state of Connecticut alone, less than 8 percent of teachers are of color, while students of color represent 40 percent of the population. Research supports that all students, no matter what race, benefit from having teachers of color. […]

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MIL-OSI USA: High School Students Take Mock Trial Seriously

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, america, Americas, Community Impact, Defense, Education, English, fish, Humanities & Social Sciences, Intelligence, law, Legal, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, School of Law, Security, United States, United States of America, United States Security, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: High School Students Take Mock Trial Seriously

Source: US State of Connecticut Je’Quana Orr ’18 JD just graduated from UConn School of Law, but the seeds of her legal career were sown 10 years earlier, when she was a rising sophomore at Hartford Public High School. In the summer of 2008, she participated in the first session of the Summer Law Institute, […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Preserving Green Spaces in Connecticut’s Changing Landscape

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Community Impact, Education, English, Environment, extension, Health, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Preserving Green Spaces in Connecticut’s Changing Landscape

The history of land use in Connecticut is one of dramatic but ongoing change. Perhaps most strikingly, the state was once covered in forests that were clear cut to make way for development, and this happened not once, but twice. In addition, significant coastal modification and marsh land changes are now underway, changing the coastline as […]

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