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In Memoriam: Charles Vinsonhaler, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

[Editor’s note: Charles Vinsonhaler, Professor of Mathematics, passed away last week. Born in Winfield, Kansas in 1942, he earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Washington. A celebration of his life will be in Spring 2021. Vinsonhaler’s colleagues in the Department of Mathematics pay tribute to him in this article.]  It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Charles Vinsonhaler, professor emeritus of mathematics at UConn.   Vinsonhaler, widely […]

The Bousfield Psychology building at UConn Storrs.

Ph.D. Student Receives Robert Wood Johnson Funding for Accessible Mental Health Care Research

A graduate student in the UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences was named a 2020 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholar for her research and leadership in making healthcare more accessible to underserved communities. Jamilah George, a third-year doctoral student in psychological sciences, represents UConn in a cohort of 58 students from across the country, and is one of four students from Connecticut. […]

Five new faculty specializing in social justice research join the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

New Faculty in Social Justice Bring Diverse Voices to UConn

The new faculty will teach and perform research on health disparities, diversity science, and Native American and Indigenous studies.

Aquia Providence '21 (CLAS) works on her geoscience data entry from her family's beach home in Clinton, CT.

CLAS Undergraduates Learn to Do Research From Home 

Aquia Providence ‘21 (CLAS) loved her research routine. For three years as an undergraduate in assistant professor Julie Fosdick’s geoscience laboratory, she got to examine samples of four-billion-year-old rocks. And she was crushing it.  “I could do rock crushing, which is where you crush rocks in a metal bowl with your hands, or I could do gold […]

English professor Lyn Tribble smiles for a photo.

Meet Evelyn Tribble: Shakespeare Fanatic, Hammer Thrower, and New CLAS Associate Dean for Humanities and Undergraduate Affairs

Tribble aims to enhance humanities research and introduce new methods of multi-media student evaluation.

A message of 'love you Dad' on a blackboard written by a child for Father's Day.

Four Ways Fathers Can Bond with their Children This Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, UConn researchers remind fathers how important they are to their children’s growth, sharing four ways dads can make a difference.

The Austin Building, home to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

Picturing a ‘New Normal’ for UConn CLAS Researchers

UConn CLAS faculty take us into their labs and offices for a glimpse of ramping up research after two months of campus closures.

Graduate student Luisa Arrieta

New Graduate Fellowship Supports Diverse Voices in Humanities at UConn

Two graduate students in UConn CLAS are the first recipients of a new grant in digital humanities, given to historically underrepresented groups to develop their scholarly perspective through hands-on interdisciplinary experience.

New Pandemic Journaling Project Captures People’s COVID-19 Experiences

Associate Professor of Anthropology Sarah Willen is leading an interdisciplinary collaboration to record the voices and everyday experiences of individuals living through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yonatan L. Morse in Cameroon in 2019, interviewing members of parliament.

Political Scientist Honored with Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

Yonatan Morse, assistant professor of political science at UConn, is among 27 scholars and writers nationally named to the 2020 class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows. Each recipient of the award will receive up to $200,000 to support a two-year research sabbatical to produce a book or major study on their research. The Andrew Carnegie Program was […]