CLAS Inequality and Social Justice

An apartment inside a Norwegian prison that families can use for extended visits with their incarcerated loved one.

IMRP Heads to Norway for Look Inside Prison System Seeking to ‘Create Good Neighbors’

'In Norway, the punishment is the taking away of freedom'

Emma Graebner presenting at UConn Health's Research Day

The Next Generation of Innovators and Problem-Solvers

TIP Innovation Fellows, Health Research students present their findings and make their pitches during Summer Research Day at UConn Health

Head of the UConn Rudd Center, Rebecca Puhl speaks at a recent media empathy foundation event

Rudd Center’s Puhl Featured on Panel Addressing Weight Stigma in the Media

The New York City event concentrated on how weight stigma is portrayed in the media and was sponsored by the Media Empathy Foundation

UVALDE, TEXAS - JUNE 03: A memorial dedicated to the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School on June 3, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. 19 students and two teachers were killed on May 24 after an 18-year-old gunman opened fire inside the school. Wakes and funerals for the 21 victims are scheduled throughout the week.

Demolishing Schools After a Mass Shooting Reflects Our Deep-Rooted Desire for Purification Rituals

Symbolic gestures often speak to our psyche in ways no rational action could ever speak to our intellect

HDFS associate professor Laura Donorfio, center left, poses with her son, Adam, center right, and drag queens BeBe Zahara Benet, far left, and Jujubee during a taping of the TLC show “Dragnificent!,” which featured the mother/son pair.v

HDFS Professor Couples Drag Culture, Gerontology in Her Work

Laura Donorfio says the seemingly disparate topics complement each other well, and offer a chance to think about how aging is perceived across society

Aerial shot of UConn from Rte. 195, looking west.

Climate Change, AI, and Criminal Justice: Transatlantic Partnership Dives Deep on Human Rights

A partnership between Connecticut and Baden-Württemberg bears fruit in scholarship and engagement

Crosses bearing the names of the victims of a mass shooting in front of Robb Elementary School on May 26, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. The rural Texas community is in mourning following a shooting at Robb Elementary School which killed 21 people including 19 children.

Standing Against Despair

UConn researchers offer tools and perspectives to reduce gun violence in the US

An aerial view of the Wilbur Cross Building.

Five Named To Fulbright US Student Program

The program provides grants for individually-designed study and research projects or for English teaching assistantships around the world

Urvi Kaul, Tony Edgington, Raul Flamenco, Swapna Subramanian - UConn's NSF Scholars - on the steps of Wilbur Cross

Five Students Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

The oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the NSF-GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding students in NSF-supported disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.

An exterior building shot of the UConn Hartford building.

Conference on Anti-Racism to be Held at UConn Hartford

A chance to amplify UConn's role as a key part of intellectual and community life in the capital city