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Steve Muchiri speaks out about teenage pregnancy at Kisii University

Steve Muchiri speaks in Kenya about teenage pregnancy

Steve Muchiri, professor of economics and finance, recently spoke at Kisii University in Kenya, presenting research and bringing attention to issues related to teenage pregnancy, intimate partner...

Posted on October 11, 2023 by Marcus Grant

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High school students explore STEM in research at Eastern

Fourteen students from E.O. Smith and Windham High Schools delved into data research at Eastern Connecticut State University this past spring in a NASA Space Grant Consortium project led by faculty...

Posted on June 26, 2023 by Lucinda Weiss


CREATE returns with lively display of student research and creativity

Undergraduate research and creativity were celebrated at the 2023 CREATE conference at Eastern Connecticut State University on April 21, where students presented posters, gave talks, exhibited...

Posted on May 03, 2023 by Cindy Weiss

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Internships lend real-world experience in spring 2023

Nearly 100 Eastern Connecticut State University students completed internships in the spring 2023 semester. Students explored a variety of opportunities on and off campus that related to their...

Posted on May 01, 2023 by Molly Boucher

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Students present in Wisconsin at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Eastern Connecticut State University sent eight students to the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire on April 13 to present their research findings at the National Conference for Undergraduate...

Posted on April 27, 2023 by Jack Jones

Fatma Pakdil assists students

High school students recruited for STEM program this spring at Eastern

Twelve area high school students will be recruited to conduct healthcare management data research at Eastern Connecticut State University this spring under a NASA grant awarded to faculty members...

Posted on February 01, 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

Students participate in SRIs at Eastern.

Research institutes examine big data, political ideology and literary scholarship

Eastern hosted three Summer Research Institutes (SRIs) at the conclusion of summer break. Occurring from Aug. 22 – 26, the weeklong institutes engaged 29 students in the fields of English,...

Posted on August 29, 2022 by Dwight Bachman

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Cunningham presents on space debris at Nextspace conference

Brendan Cunningham, professor of economics at Eastern Connecticut State University, presented at the annual Nextspace conference this past December. The seminar, which took place in Bordeaux,...

Posted on January 21, 2022 by Molly Boucher

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Professors Pakdil and Muchiri examine hospital readmission rates

Management and Marketing Professor Fatma Pakdil of Mansfield and Steve Muchiri of Columbia, assistant professor of economics and finance, recently teamed up with a Rochester Institute of Technology...

Posted on January 10, 2022 by Dwight Bachman

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Eastern faculty participate in nationwide Scholar Strike

Eastern Connecticut State University professors recently participated in the Scholar Strike, a national movement created to educate and encourage conversations about racism in today’s...

Posted on September 16, 2020 by Molly Boucher

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Atypical internships: Students get real-world experience in a virtual world

Several Eastern Connecticut State University students completed atypical internships this summer, working with their companies remotely via telecommuting.

Posted on August 19, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

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New Institute for Data Analytics examines sickness, unemployment in era of COVID-19

Faculty researchers at Eastern Connecticut State University have launched a new, data-driven enterprise to analyze public health, economic and social issues in the state of Connecticut. The first...

Posted on July 08, 2020 by Michael Rouleau


7 Students Present at COPLAC Conference in New Hampshire

Seven Eastern Connecticut State University students presented research projects at the Northeast regional conference for the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) on Nov. 8-9 at Keene...

Posted on November 12, 2019

Steve Muchiri presenting.

Faculty Present Research on Teenage Mothers in Kenya, and Music Recitals

On Oct. 2, Steve Muchiri, assistant professor of economics, continued the Faculty Scholars Forum at Eastern Connecticut State University with a discussion on motherhood in developing countries....

Posted on October 10, 2019 by Dwight Bachman


Halladay Discusses Gender Stereotypes on Confidence

Brianna Halladay, assistant professor of economics, addressed the topic “Perception Matters: The Role of Task Gender Stereotype on Confidence and Tournament Selection” at the Faculty...

Posted on March 27, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

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Students Present at Eastern Economics Association Conference

Seven economics majors from Eastern attended the Eastern Economic Association’s 45th Annual Conference in New York City from Feb. 28 to March 2. Club advisors Brendan Cunningham, associate...

Posted on March 07, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

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Finance Panel Examines US Economy 10 Years after Recession

The Business Administration department at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted a panel on Feb. 5 to discuss the United States economy 10 years after the 2008 recession.

Posted on February 11, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Conference Lends ‘Parrot’s-Eye View’ into Latin America and Caribbean

On the 526-year anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ “discovery” of the New World, on Oct. 12, Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its third Latin American and Caribbean...

Posted on October 17, 2018 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Professor Courtney Broscious, U.S. Representative Joseph Courtney and Tess Candler.

Eastern Student Presents at 'Posters on the Hill' in Washington, D.C.

Eastern Connecticut State University student Tess Candler ’18 of Ledyard was one of two researchers from Connecticut given the distinguished opportunity of presenting their projects at the...

Posted on April 20, 2018

Student Michael Beckstein ’18 with economics Professor Brendan Cunningham.

Student-Professor Duo Conducts NASA-Funded Satellite Research

Eastern Connecticut State University student Michael Beckstein ’18 joined Economics Professor Brendan Cunningham this summer to work on a research project titled “The Efficient Use of...

Posted on August 17, 2017 by Jordan Corey

Kayla Giordano Presents Political Research on Capitol Hill

Eastern student Kayla Giordano '17 was among only 60 students from across the country to present at Posters on the Hill (POH), a highly competitive undergraduate research conference held...

Posted on May 05, 2017

Eastern Professor Awarded Grant; Students Receive Scholarships from NASA

Eastern Connecticut State University Professor Brendan Cunningham received a grant from the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (CTSGC) for his research project “The Efficient Use of...

Posted on January 05, 2017 by Anthony LaPenna

Prolific Eastern Professors Give “Last Lectures”

Four prolific professors from Eastern Connecticut State University delivered “Last Lectures” at the end of the 2014–15 academic year. During their lectures, Timothy Swanson, James...

Posted on May 15, 2015 by Mike Rouleau