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$500k grant aims to increase STEM diversity and retention

Minority students applying to Eastern Connecticut State University in 2024 who plan to major in the sciences or mathematics will be recruited for a new STEM mentoring program funded by a National...

Posted on November 28, 2023 by Lucinda Weiss

Success Scholars students and faculty gather for a photo in spring 2023.

Success Scholars program fosters 'STEM identity'

University students see themselves many ways based on different things they do. This idea sparked a research interest in Laura Rodriguez, assistant professor of education at Eastern Connecticut...

Posted on November 01, 2023 by Noel Teter

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Veteran Andrew Shetland receives Future STEM Teacher scholarship

Andrew Shetland ’25, a U.S. Army veteran, father and graduate candidate at Eastern, received a Future STEM Teacher scholarship from TEACH Connecticut, a nonprofit founded by the U.S....

Posted on September 20, 2023 by Marcus Grant

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Eastern student wins math conference prize for research on gerrymandering

Eastern Connecticut State University senior Liam Hemingway, won a top prize at a national conference for his applied math research that looked for a way to draw unbiased congressional districts. In...

Posted on May 15, 2023 by Lucinda Weiss

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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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8 Eastern students present at National Conference for Undergraduate Research

Eight Eastern Connecticut State University students are presenting their research virtually at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) from April 4-8. Hosted annually by the...

Posted on April 06, 2022 by Molly Boucher

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Peer mentors guide first cohort of Success Scholars

Three Eastern Connecticut State University students have been hired as peer mentors for the "Beyond the Curriculum: A Learning Community for Success" program. Funded with a $650,000 grant...

Posted on October 27, 2021 by Molly Boucher logo

Eastern’s bachelor’s degree in mathematics ranked in top 25 nationwide

Eastern Connecticut State University’s mathematics faculty offers the 24th best bachelor’s degree in the nation, according to 2021 rankings by

Posted on March 22, 2021

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National Science Foundation awards $650,000 to Eastern for Success Scholars program

Eastern Connecticut State University has been awarded a $649,957 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement a scholarship program for lower-income students in pursuit of...

Posted on January 22, 2021 by Michael Rouleau

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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

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2 Eastern Seniors Win CSCU Henry Barnard Distinguished Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University students Stefanos Stravoravdis '20 of Colchester and Evelyn Lemus Silva '20 of Burnsville, NC, have been named recipients of the 2020 Henry Barnard...

Posted on April 07, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

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Faculty Cut Textbook Expenses with ‘Open Education Resources’

Three Eastern Connecticut State University professors will help their students save a significant amount of money on textbooks this fall due to CSCU-funded grant project. Nicolas Simon, assistant...

Posted on August 01, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

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Eastern Seniors Win Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University students Haley Knox ’19 of Bristol and Jacob Dayton ’19 of Bolton have been named recipients of the 2019 Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award....

Posted on April 24, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Charlotte Braziel, Shawn Meaike and Raymond Hill sit on a panel moderated by Interim Provost for Academic Affairs William Salka.

FBI, Military, Social Work: 3 New Eastern Fellows Inducted

Three distinguished alumni from Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into the Eastern Fellows Program on Oct. 19. In addition to joining the ranks of the University’s most...

Posted on October 30, 2018 by Jolene Potter

Eastern’s Larose Presents “Real World Analytics” in British Columbia, Canada

From July 28-Aug. 2, Chantal Larose, assistant professor of statistics and data science in the Mathematical Sciences Department, was among more than 6,500 people who descended upon Vancouver,...

Posted on September 20, 2018

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Students Study within Jungles of Costa Rica

On May 20, 14 Eastern Biology students and professors Patricia Szczys and Matthew Graham traveled to Costa Rica to conduct research in that country’s tropical forests.

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Dwight Bachman

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Summer Research Institutes Expose Students to New Fields of Inquiry

Eastern Connecticut State University held three inaugural Summer Research Institutes from May 14–18 to engage promising and high-achieving students in intensive, week long research programs...

Posted on May 24, 2018 by Michael Rouleau

Students Magner and Patrizi Named Barnard Scholars

Research studies have shown that the biggest determinant of where people end up is not genetics or parental upbringing, but who their friends are. This year, Eastern Connecticut State...

Posted on April 13, 2015 by Michael Rouleau