College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
What is a Margin of Error? This Statistical Tool Can Help Explain Vaccine Trials and Political Polling
If you've ever read a news story about a political poll, you've heard the phrase "margin of error." But what does it actually mean?
UConn Researchers to Reimagine Dual Language Education
The University of Connecticut has been awarded a $179,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education for a new research project centered on reimagining dual language education. The project’s purpose is to improve the ability of dual language programs to promote the equitable bilingualism and biliteracy development of all students through a greater focus on sociocultural competence.
‘These Were Haunting Events’: Researchers Study Migrant Precarity During Pandemic in US, India
An interdisciplinary group of researchers is designing a toolkit of methods to study the problems faced by migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UConn Magazine: American Sign Language
Doreen Simons uses a full-immersion approach in Intro to ASL class, starting from the very first day when she invokes her one rule — no talking, ever. The class is taught in silence. Students can only communicate by signing.
Bury Christmas, And a Happy New Use: Repurposing Christmas Trees to Prevent Coastal Erosion
When Christmas is over, those formerly-decorated trees may have a new purpose in protecting Connecticut beaches and marshes from erosion.
With Global Challenges in Mind, Keeping a Decades-long Success Story at the Forefront
The world's success in addressing the crisis of acid rain could serve as a template for tackling similar challenges.
A Call to Action for Science
Three UConn researchers are among a group of scientists calling on policymakers and the public to put data and scientific evidence at the heart of fraught questions like the COVID-19 pandemic.
UConn Researchers: First Meta-Analysis Shows Promise for Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness in Concussion Treatment Plans
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.