The Study of Big Data: How CLAS Researchers Use Data Science
UConn researchers are using big data to attack issues of climate, space, genetics and public health
The Research of our Environment: How UConn Researchers are Working to Save the Planet
With insects declining precipitously, plastics building up in our oceans, and indigenous cultures suffering under misguided eco-policies, these UConn researchers are working to save the planet, one ethical decision at a time.
The Research of Difference: How UConn Researchers are Tackling Anti-Racism
Black women and heart disease. Asian Americans and plantations. Slavery and…monsters? Find out how these anti-racism scholars are tackling issues of difference at UConn.
UConn Conference Tackles Racism in Teaching Writing
The initiative, titled “Racism In the Margins,” sought to help professors better understand how to be anti-racist when teaching – and grading – writing assignments.
New CLAS Programs Support Anti-Racist Teaching, Research and Community Engagement
Newly announced programs in CLAS will support anti-racist course development, enable novel insights into racism on college campuses, and facilitate direct interaction with anti-racist activists.
Gender and Identity: Forging New Paths
A $500,000 fund granted to UConn has furthered research in gender identity through fellowships to more than 30 young researchers.
CLAS Expands Diversity and Research Efforts with New Deans
The new associate deans for diversity, equity, and inclusion; and for research and graduate affairs will address gaps and foster new paths in the College.
UConn Becomes First In CT To Offer Sign Language Major
UConn has become the first higher education institution in Connecticut to offer a four-year degree in American Sign Language.
Not Only Adorable: Squid Open Up New Antimicrobial Drug Possibilities
The glowing Hawaiian bobtail squid is more than a pretty face: New research shows that its symbiotic bacteria create antifungal compounds, which may be of use in drug discovery.
Why Are So Many Jews Funny? New Judaic Studies Director Explains
The new UConn Director of Judaic Studies brings humor and a commitment to teaching and outreach to the center, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.