College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

When Galaxies Collide: UConn Astrophysicist Investigating Supermassive Black Hole Mergers

Chiara Mingarelli is working to prove the existence of supermassive black hole mergers through a project that will engage high school students in the research process

Meet the Researcher: Joseph Vazquez, CLAS

Joseph Vazquez is committed to conducting research that has a positive impact on the communities he works with.

Albert Gurdon Gulley Hall. (Ariel Dowski/UConn Photo)

Provost’s Outstanding Service Award Recognizes Faculty in College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The award honors faculty whose volunteer service is exemplary in enhancing the University's mission in teaching, research, service, or engagement

Reactomol is one of five promising UConn innovations vying for the grand prize of $20,000 in the Wolff New Venture Competition.

Startup Strives to Simplify Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Reduce Toxic Waste

A molecular 'Wiffle Ball' that could add up to huge savings for the pharmaceutical industry

President Joe Biden speaks during the dedication ceremony of The Dodd Center for Human Rights at the University of Connecticut main campus in Storrs on Oct. 15, 2021.

Biden Visit Emphasizes Intersection of Human Rights Scholarship, Activism, and Policy Making

The President of the United States visited Storrs for the dedication of The Dodd Center for Human Rights

A portrait of Mohamad Alkadry.

Mohamad Alkadry Inducted into National Academy of Public Administration

The professor and department head of public policy joins some 940 current fellows in the national association.

Silhouette of a person exhaling. Pitt Hopkins syndrome is a rare condition that causes breathing problems in sufferers, and UConn researchers are working to understand it.

Rare Form of Autism Exhales Secrets of Breathing

Research that could one day mean a sigh of relief for sufferers of a rare syndrome

Nucleus of Atom Nuclear explode ray radiation light science concept abstract blur background.

Working to Understand the Changing Flavors of Quarks

Up, charm, down, bottom, top, and strange - what does it all mean?

A Dungeness crab scuttling across a boardwalk. The life cycle of the Dungeness crab offers lessons on potential effects of climate change for other species.

Understanding How a Crab’s Complex Life Cycle Will Respond to Climate Change

Research with implications for species under stress from a warming planet

Hundreds of people take part in a Global Climate Strike protest on September 24, 2021, in Cape Town, South Africa, demonstrating against the causes of global climate change, and in particular, the South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE).

Climate Change Literacy Lessons from Africa

'If people are literate about climate change and have a better idea of what's coming, then they can adapt more effectively'