Hartford Business Journal – With federal benefits expiring and businesses fearing another pandemic shutdown, more than 840,000 Connecticut residents anticipate a dreary December — during which someone in their household will lose income, according to new data from the U.S. Census.
UConn Today – They’re located all over the world. They’re enormous lakes, but you’d never consider dipping a toe in. They’re full of heavy metals, hazardous chemicals, and sludge. And they smell really, really bad. They’re called tailings ponds, and they’re a massive problem for both the environment and the mining industry that creates them.
UConn Journalism – Nearly 80 percent of registered voters say the economy is an important issue, according to an August 2020 Pew Research Center study. In the same study, 88% of President Donald Trump’s supporters ranked the economy as “very important,” the most of any of the issues they asked about.
UConn Today – Noah Sobel-Pressman ‘21 (BUS) grew up surrounded by entrepreneurs. “I’m lucky to have a lot of examples in my family of successful entrepreneurs,” says Sobel-Pressman, who is from West Hartford.Continue Reading
UConn Today – A pair of UConn students and a recent graduate are part of a Boston-based effort that is trying to bring an emergency ventilator to market as quickly as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. Noah Pacik-Nelson ’20 (ENG) now serves as the lead engineer for The Ventilator Project, an all-volunteer organization.