College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Brave Space: Avinoam Patt
Avinoam Patt, Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies and Director, Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, discusses the urgent relevance of lessons from the Holocaust for the contemporary world.
UConn Researchers: First Meta-Analysis Shows Promise for Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness in Concussion Treatment Plans
November 30, 2020
UConn researchers have conducted the first-ever meta-analysis of the use of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness-based interventions for the effective treatment of chronic concussion symptom.
Shark Feast! And Insights about Carbon Sequestration
November 25, 2020
A team of researchers including UConn’s Peter Auster stumbled on something rarely glimpsed by human beings – a deep-sea shark feast.
UConn Researchers Leveraging CT Health Data to Develop Suicide Risk Algorithms
November 17, 2020
UConn researchers are using multiple health care data sources for a project that could help health care providers better identify when patients are at risk of attempting suicide.
UConn Researcher Investigates Promising Candidate for Mitochondrial Disease Treatment
November 16, 2020
Researchers and clinicians are exploring many potential medicinal approaches for investigating and treating the root causes of diseases including gene and enzyme replacement therapy. But another therapeutic approach is to develop compounds that maintain cells in a healthy state. Cellular organelles called mitochondria are increasingly recognized as promising targets for such compounds. Mitochondria are responsible […]
Journaling Project Makes The Pandemic Personal
November 16, 2020
All types of people have kept journals and diaries for years. Unfortunately, most of them get lost in history, unless fame and fortune come the writer’s way. The Pandemic Journaling Project is designed to make sure that does not happen to people’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Identifying Dyslexia Early
November 10, 2020
The AppRise project uses a free, game-like app to help teachers assess kids as young as five and get them the help they need to learn to read.
New Human Rights Research Consortium Draws International Audience for Initial Conference
November 9, 2020
More than 150 human rights researchers from four continents will gather virtually today for the inaugural conference of the Connecticut/Baden-Württemberg Human Rights Research Consortium (HRRC).
UConn PEP: Transforming and Connecting Communities
November 6, 2020
Rich Mutts ’06 (CLAS) describes how he used the UConn PEP program to help transform his community.
Past is Key to Predicting Future Climate, Scientists Say
November 5, 2020
A group of researchers say understanding climates of the very distant past will help us understand what the future might hold for the planet.
UConn Researcher an Architect for Astronomical Survey Making Observations Toward a New Understanding of the Cosmos
November 2, 2020
A UConn researcher is part of a national data-gathering project that will yield insights into the formation and development of galaxies and black holes.
In Memoriam: Charles Vinsonhaler, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
October 28, 2020
[Editor’s note: Charles Vinsonhaler, Professor of Mathematics, passed away last week. Born in Winfield, Kansas in 1942, he earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Washington. A celebration of his life will be in Spring 2021. Vinsonhaler’s colleagues in the Department of Mathematics pay tribute to him in this article.] It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Charles Vinsonhaler, professor emeritus of mathematics at UConn. Vinsonhaler, widely […]