College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Establishing the Science of Stone Walls

'I want to ensure we don't strip mine these resources away'

U.S. Treasurer and Mohegan Tribe Chief Lynn Malerba shows her signature for the purpose of United States currency during a ceremonial swearing-in for Malerba at the Cash Room of the Treasury Department

UConn Magazine: The U.S. Treasurer

Grad student Sage Phillips ’22 (CLAS), ’24 MA in conversation with Lynn Malerba ’08 MPA on Malerba’s roles as Treasurer, Chief, and Mom

Research Team

Laying the Foundation for Carbon Dioxide Reduction

A team of UConn researchers is working to achieve carbon neutrality through a process called electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction.

A large pile of industrial road salt.

Humans Are Disrupting Natural ‘Salt Cycle’ on a Global Scale, New Study Shows

The influx of salt in streams and rivers is an ‘existential threat,’ according to researchers from UConn and the University of Maryland 

Alexa Udell '24 takes photos of Remi Dupuis '26 for her photography project that highlights transgender students at UConn in the shade garden near the Benton Museum

UConn Student’s Trans Photography Project Has One Simple Goal – To Affirm

'It’s a personal mission of mine to make sure that trans people have photos of themselves that make them feel proud and happy'

An image of an urban and rural community and overview of the Community-Health-Investigation-and-Participatory (CHIP) Tool for Mapping Social Justice

New 5-Year NIH Grant for Structural Racism and Health Research

NIH-funded grant will provide 5 years of funding to research the impact of structural racism and the moderating role of psychosocial resources in cancer control behaviors among African Americans.

Students planting a tree

Action-oriented Symposium Connects Researchers to Encourage Collaboration for a Sustainable Environmental Future

'We have heard these wonderful talks, now what are we going to do? The time for action is now'

Memories of the Past, to Support the Future: UConn Presents 2023 Dodd Prize with Sweeping Conversation about Global Democracy

'This year’s recipient of the Dodd Prize embodies the understanding that human rights are a cause that cannot be limited to individual countries'

Rubens' Tube with the video title above it

A Trumpet, Fire, and Physics

In the case of a recent viral video of a trumpeter playing into a tube that’s on fire, making the flames dance higher and lower in time to the music, we asked experts at UConn to explain just how the device – called a Rubens’ tube – worked

Five ballerinas en pointe on stage, arms around each other, rear view

Audience Expectations: Study Shows Patrons Expect to See White Ballerinas

A new study from UConn researchers is among the first to empirically document what many dance enthusiasts have known for some time: Audience members expect the ballerinas they see on stage to be white