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September 8, 2008 ¦  Volume 27, No. 3


Researchers develop new method of detecting heart failure
A simple blood test can indicate whether a patient’s heart is failing, according to doctors at the Health Center’s Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center. Read more...

Law students to practice before U.S. patent and trademark office
Students in the School of Law’s intellectual property clinic will now have the opportunity to practice law before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Read more...

Recent grad wins thesis awards
A recent UConn graduate has won national recognition for research that examined how the expansion of Wal-Mart Supercenter stores into food retail markets affected prices at competing grocery stores. Read more...

Students, University, town residents benefit from off-campus director's work
When Jim Hintz arrived at UConn from Ohio University in May 2007, there were sighs of relief in several University departments. Staff there would soon be freed of extra duties that had been added to their work loads because there was no specific office set up to handle them. Read more...

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