May 18, 2015
Mountain Shape Affects Species’ Response to Climate Change
A new study by researchers at UConn and Princeton turns our idea of what mountains look like literally upside-down, with consequences for species extinctions.
May 5, 2015
UConn Graduates First Majors in Chinese
The Class of 2015 includes the first UConn students to graduate with a Chinese major, thanks to a new program in CLAS.
April 23, 2015
Of Scholars and Tapeworms
Alumni fondly recall hours spent in UConn’s parasitology lab, where they discovered new species of tapeworms – and learned to be scientists in the process.
April 20, 2015
Political Science Fiction
How Star Trek, Game of Thrones, and Battlestar Galactica explain international relations.
March 31, 2015
Board of Trustees Names Two CLAS Faculty as Distinguished Professors
The designation is the University’s highest academic honor, and recognizes exceptional distinction in scholarship, teaching, and service.
March 12, 2015
Theories of Time Travel
One hundred years on from Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, are we closer to achieving time travel? UConn’s Ron Mallett says theoretically, yes.
March 9, 2015
Violence Against Women: The Scope and Strength of the Law
A UConn human rights researcher discusses his new book on international and domestic laws to protect women against violence.
March 9, 2015
The Shape of the Universe
Mathematician Lan-Hsuan Huang draws on Einstein’s theories of gravitation and relativity to understand what shapes are possible in the universe.
March 6, 2015
The Early Evolution of Christian Philanthropy
UConn historian Daniel Caner studies the redistribution of wealth through religious gifts in early Christian society.
December 16, 2014
Big Data and the Science of the Christmas Tree
A UConn bioinformatics researcher is helping develop tools that will enable more scientists to start finding meaning in massive amounts of data.
November 3, 2014
Fighting for Females: The Evolution of a Hummingbird
New research from UConn explores how hummingbirds’ beaks have evolved as weapons.