College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

A sailboat on the water, with a setting sun on the horizon.

Question for Conservation Efforts: 200 Miles from Shore, Who’s in Charge?

When it comes to deciding who has a say in what happens on the high seas, it’s complicated

Copepods, tiny crustaceans found in nearly every saltwater and freshwater habitat, offer valuable insights into how species adapt to climate change.

Can a Tiny But Essential Ocean Organism Keep Pace with Climate Change?

Trying to understand how well copepods can cope with warming oceans

A woman in white lab coat and medical mask swabs a man's nose.

Startup’s New Technology Could Create Faster, Less Expensive, and Better Way to Identify Disease

'The earliest possible diagnostic results can improve the overall outcome of virtually any type of disease'

Radenka Maric, UConn's 17th President.

UConn Names Radenka Maric as 17th President

Maric, previously vice president for research, innovation, and entrepreneurship, has served as interim president since Feb. 1

Scenes from the Involvement Fair at Fairfield Way on September 7, 2022.

Native American and Indigenous Community Takes Shape At UConn

Momentum is building around Native American and Indigenous studies and programming at UConn, and new faculty and students are poised make UConn a New England hub for Native Studies and the broader Indigenous community

Mt. Vesuvius erupts in1880. Researchers are detailing a cataclysmic eruption of Vesuvius from thousands of years before the famous eruption that buried Pompeii. (Contributed photo).

Detailing a Disastrous Autumn Day in Ancient Italy

A trove information courtesy of a Vesuvius eruption - but not the one you may be thinking of

Norman Berman with his parents, Bluma and Misha, on their poultry farm in Moosup.

Finding Refuge from War and Persecution in Connecticut’s Quiet Corner

How Jewish families left behind a shattered Europe to build a thriving community in the Yankee heartland

Mentors Quinn Barron, a senior psychological sciences major, and Angela Chen, a senior history major, were leaders at the UConn FIRST Storrs fields trip in Spring 2022.

Campus Change Mentoring Program Grows from CLAS Faculty Fellowship

The new mentoring program for regional campus students moving to Storrs is one way the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is empowering faculty to make impactful change

Lake Tanganyika

UConn Research Team Awarded $2.5 Million for ‘Biodiversity on a Changing Planet’

The grant will allow them to research the effects of climate change on Lake Tanganyika, which millions of people depend on as a food supply

UConn, SCSU Partner on Postgrad Research Program for Underserved Communities

The NSF-funded program will help participants learn skills to be more competitive and prepared for jobs in fields like biotechnology