Amy Chen

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A juvenile great white shark breaching out of the Indian Ocean

Marine Sciences Student Studies in the Great White Shark Capital of the World

Melissa Sanchez ’22 (CLAS) was one of only two students nationwide selected to participate in the 2021 Minorities in Shark Science Fellowship in Mossel Bay, South Africa.

Mike Willig, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and director of the Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering, on April 4, 2016. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

UConn Distinguished Professor Receives C. Hart Merriam Award

Among the top 2 percent of ecologists in the world, Michael Willig is recognized for his dedication to research and education about mammals and the environment.

Three students selected as Actuaries of Tomorrow pose for their portraits.

Using Math to Prepare for the Future: Three UConn students receive Actuary of Tomorrow award

The award recognizes three UConn CLAS students for their excellence in actuarial science.

Nichali Bogues conducts an experiment wearing face masks and goggles in his lab.

The McNair Scholar Summer Program Supports Student Doing STEM Research 

UConn students Nichali Bogues '22 (CLAS) and Juan Colberg-Martinez '23 (CLAS) go beyond their STEM majors to learn more about ways to combat diseases this summer as McNair Scholar researchers.

Rising senior student, Caroline LeCour is interning at NBC CT writing digital news and social media

Caroline LeCour ’22 (CLAS) is reporting from NBC CT

Caroline LeCour's journalism experience at UConn, and her persistence, helped her land a remote internship at NBC CT this summer.

Eli smiles for a portrait by a window.

Eli Collins ’22 (CLAS) Hopes to Create More Inclusivity Through Research on Queer Identity

The flexibility of the psychological sciences major and a SURF award enabled Eli Collins to pursue their interest in exploring queer identity and emo rock subculture of the early 2000s.

Mukund Desibhatla, Victoria Sun and Isaac Faustino pose for portraits.

Class of 2021: CLAS Seniors Share How and Why they Chose Their Major

Choosing what to study is a “major” decision. Several senior students share how they decided the paths they wanted to pursue.

Chloe Murphy and Zhian Xie, graduating students in the class of 2021, pose for portrait photos.

Class of 2021: CLAS Graduates on Finishing School During COVID

Students from the UConn graduating class of 2021 reflect on what they realized while attending university during a pandemic.

Three graduating student portraits. From left: William Aleman, Yasaman Homayouni, and Kristyn Leamon.

Class of 2021: CLAS Students share What – and Who – Inspires Them

Family, faculty, and peer connections are some of the things that motivated the students in the CLAS class of 2021 through an unprecedented year.