Students Turn Classroom Knowledge into Real World Outcomes
Students seeking hands-on experience find playwriting, food security advocacy, and public speaking competitions boost their classroom learning
For Undergraduates, Early Research Experience Pays Off
Students and faculty share the unique research opportunities that define their college experience, and how to seek out opportunities as an undergraduate.
Refugee Advocate Irene Soteriou Named 2021 UConn Newman Civic Fellow
Irene Soteriou ’23 (CLAS) was nominated by UConn President Thomas Katsouleas for her investment in collaborative changemaking.
Two CLAS Faculty Receive First Makuch Awards in Mathematics and Data Science
The awards include a two-year title and funds for faculty to advance their research.
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.