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January 2023

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Eastern’s Spring Club Fair appeals to every interest, from crime detection to fusion dance

Forty Eastern clubs and organizations — ranging from the Gamers’ Guild to the Asian Cultural Club — sent representatives to the Spring Club Fair on Jan. 25 to provide students...

Posted on January 30, 2023 by Jack Jones

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Eastern’s Success Scholars prepare for science careers

Eleven students in the National Science Foundation-sponsored Success Scholar program at Eastern Connecticut State University are pairing with faculty and student mentors in a four-year effort to...

Posted on January 24, 2023 by Noel Teter

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Intercultural Center holds MLK Day celebration

In a celebration of the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Intercultural Center on Jan. 18 provided a platform for students to reflect on some of King’s most renowned...

Posted on January 23, 2023 by Jack Jones

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Career Readiness Conference gets students thinking about employment

More than 100 students gathered in the Student Center on Jan. 17 for Eastern’s 5th annual Career Readiness Conference. The event consisted of six workshops where students gained...

Posted on January 20, 2023 by Jack Jones

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Alumna Elaine Hill ’17 wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Eastern Connecticut State University alumna Elaine Hill ’17 was surprised with one of the nation’s most prestigious education awards, the Milken Educator Award, on Jan. 12 in a surprise...

Posted on January 19, 2023 by Noel Teter


Scorpion stinger could be source of new antibiotics
Discovery could aid in fight against antimicrobial resistance

New biology research at Eastern Connecticut State University has discovered that novel bacteria exist in the stingers of scorpions, a discovery that could help alleviate the global issue of...

Posted on January 17, 2023 by Michael Rouleau

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Eastern preschool teacher co-presents on translanguaging at national conference

Preschool teacher Karla Alamo recently presented with researchers from three universities at the National Association for the Education of Young Children in Washington, D.C. Alamo is a bilingual...

Posted on January 10, 2023

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SUOAF raises $4,050 for local soup kitchen

Eastern’s chapter of the State University Organization of Administrative Faculty (SUOAF) raised $4,050 for the Covenant Soup Kitchen this holiday season. Local chapter members raised $1,025...

Posted on January 06, 2023

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Exhibit tells the story of a Holocaust survivor’s resilience and creativity

“Sidonia’s Thread – Crafting a Life from Holocaust to High Fashion” will be exhibited at the Mandell Jewish Community Center Jan. 2-Feb. 10, 2023, with an opening reception...

Posted on January 04, 2023 by by Lucinda Weiss

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Longer hospital stays reduce readmission rates, say Eastern researchers in new analysis
Congestive heart failure patients showed a 24% readmission rate

A study by Eastern researchers of hospital readmission rates for patients with congestive heart failure shows that longer initial hospital stays reduce the risk of readmission, a finding that could...

Posted on January 04, 2023 by by Lucinda Weiss