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Adam Giardino interviews Randy Edsall on the sidelines of Rentschler Field

UConn Broadcaster Pushes for Change in the Press Box

Journalism and communication alumnus Adam Giardino ’11 (CLAS) talks about how the George Floyd tragedy inspired him to push for change in the broadcast booth and how his idea of making it to the big leagues remains at UConn.

Dwayne Proctor

Alumnus Dwayne Proctor Advances Public Health and Racial Equity

The President of the Missouri Foundation for Health explains how advice from Ray Charles led him to earn advanced degrees in communication from UConn, a career in public health, and service with the NAACP Foundation.

Catherine Pomposi at the U.S. Capitol Building.

UConn Alum Shapes U.S. Climate Policy

By staying curious and saying yes to opportunities, Catherine Pomposi ’10 (CLAS) translated her degree in statistics and environmental analysis into a Ph.D. in climate science and a career on Capitol Hill.

Clinton Lo-Lau

Clinton Lo-Lau’s Journey from UConn to TikTok

The UConn psychology alumnus discusses his current role at one of the world's most popular social media platforms and how his college experience shaped his life and career.

Students wearing face coverings listen to a lecture in a classroom.

A Look at Classes during COVID-19

Educators in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have adopted solutions to improve learning and stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Katharina von Hammerstein

Katharina von Hammerstein Named BOT Distinguished Professor

The professor of literatures, cultures, and languages in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences was one of three UConn professors to receive the University’s highest academic honor in 2020.

Amber Smith '20 (CLAS)

CLAS Class of 2020: Amber Smith

In the first installment in the CLAS Graduating Students series, Amber Smith ’20 (CLAS) shares how UConn prepared her to invest in her Hartford, Connecticut community.

Exterior of the south wing of the Gant Science Complex, located across from the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

A New Phase for the Gant Science Complex

A third of the way through its 10-year renovation, the Gant Complex—otherwise known as the Math-Science Building—is already showing off as a hub for collaborative learning and research in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

A large group of people mingle in the lobby of McHugh Hall.

UConn Hosts New Sports Analytics Symposium

The event brought 130 students of all levels together with academics and industry experts to learn about the field of data science and its applications in sports.

Grid composite of 13 faculty headshots

Outstanding Scholars Join the CLAS Faculty

Thirteen talented new faculty members, including two endowed chairholders, will teach and conduct research on subjects ranging from human history and social structures to astrophysics and the environment.