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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.

Amit Savkar, assistant professor-in-residence of math, tapes a lecture using Lightboard technology on Sept. 18, 2015. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

UConn Startup Stemify Improves Math Education With AI

A startup with UConn roots is using AI to help college students across the country succeed in STEM.

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Public Policy, Social Work Researchers: Antipoverty Programs Can Help Reduce Child Neglect

Breaking down policy 'silos' would provide significant benefit to children and families.

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Life’s Surprising Debt to Viruses

Viruses were here before we were, and a UConn researcher says they played a major role in what came next.

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Pandemic Got You Down? A Little Nature Could Help

Spending time in nature can help ease stressful feelings, researchers found.

Exterior photograph of the building where UConn's new Stamford Technology Incubation Program is based.

UConn Grows in Stamford with New Data Science Incubator

UConn's Technology Incubation Program (TIP) is expanding to Stamford with a new location focused on data science startups.

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Two CLAS Faculty Receive First Makuch Awards in Mathematics and Data Science

The awards include a two-year title and funds for faculty to advance their research. 

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A Signal From Beyond

Looking for ripples in the fabric of spacetime.

Mark Urban, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, stands next to Swan Lake on Feb. 3, 2021

Urban Named First Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

The chair is one of two endowed professorships in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Students gather on the Great Lawn during the Climate Strike on Sept. 20, 2019. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Q&A: Climate Grief and Our Crisis of Culture

UConn's Phoebe Godfrey locates the growing feeling of "climate grief" in existing problems of Western society.