College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sunrise over a barren, rocky landscape, namely the Karoo Basin in South Africa.

Mercury Helps to Detail Earth’s Most Massive Extinction Event

'It wasn't just one very bad day on Earth. The situation is much more complicated than people realized'

Devin McNamara ’21 (CLAS), left, and Ryan Gresh ’09 (ENG) pose for a photo in The Feel Good Lab’s office in UConn Farmington’s Technology Incubation Program building

A ‘Feel Good’ Mentoring Success Story, For National Mentoring Month

'I think networking is probably the most valuable skill anybody can really learn'

Wilbur Cross on a fall day on Oct. 15, 2019.

UConn Receives Inclusive Excellence Grant From Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The financial value of the $505,000 grant for UConn is over a six-year period

Gina Barreca and Josh Couvares

CLAS Connections: Gina Barreca and Josh Couvares ’15 (CLAS)

Five heartfelt minutes with Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of English Gina Barreca and her former student Josh Couvares ’15 (CLAS)

Connecticut River landscape (Photo courtesy of CLEAR)

Appreciating the Bones of Connecticut’s Landscape

What do we landlubbers see when we close our eyes and think of the Nutmeg State?

Supermassive Black Hole Consuming Another Black Hole.

A Front Row View, an Abundance of Data, and a Glimpse of How Galaxies Evolve

UConn researchers are taking some of the guesswork out of how supermassive black holes merge

Leo Lachut in the driver seat of a limo looking toward the back of the limo

UConn Magazine: Leo Can Handle It

From behind the wheel of a stretch, Leo Lachut ’89 (CLAS) has seen a lot of things. While abiding by the “limo code,” UConn’s director of Academic Support shares a few favorite stories.

Jared Beltz '23 (SFA) shows photographs he took to UConn women's basketball junior forward Aubrey Griffin during a recent media day event he organized as an intern in a creative partnership between the Digital & Media Design and Athletics departments.

Creative Partnership Gives a Win to Both DMD and Athletics

'Connecticut is the sports entertainment capital of the world'

Vector illustration of man having dilemma when choosing countryside or urban life.

When it Comes to Disaster Prevention Policies, Who Can We Trust?

If politicians seem shady, voters are less likely to spend on disaster prevention measures

From left, 2023-24 American Sign Language (ASL) Community Housing Coordinator Vivian London, 2022-23 ASL Community Housing Coordinator Lauren Gobler and Watson Hall Resident Assistant Teanna Minott have a conversation in ASL outside of Watson Hall—the current home of UConn’s ASL Community Housing.

Signs of the Times: New Housing Option Connects Students through American Sign Language

'It’s just great to expose yourself to more than what the textbook is showing you'