Study of 2020 Protests Shows Difference Between Reality and Perception

October 16, 2020

Political science professor Jeremy Pressman, co-founder of The Crowd Counting Consortium (CCC), discusses the CCC’s latest study on 2020 protests.

UConn Holds Second Annual Sports Analytics Conference

October 16, 2020

There are many sports analytics workshops held around the world each year, but what makes UConn’s unique is that undergraduate students, and even those on the high school level, are invited and encouraged to be part of it.

Stretching Makes the Superconductor

October 12, 2020

Superconductors could make everything from the power grid to personal computers more efficient. UConn researcher Ilya Sochnikov and his students are working to better understand these materials.

Five UConn-Affiliated Startups Vie For Recognition, Funding at Prestigious Wolff Competition

October 12, 2020

UConn-affiliated startups in fields ranging from medicine to fish food are finalists in this year’s Wolff New Venture Competition.

Evolution on the Smallest of Scales Smooths Out the Patchwork Patterns of Where Animals and Plants Live

October 9, 2020

The next time you find yourself counting down the hours for your car to reach its destination, notice the natural patterns scrolling by your window. Many of these patterns reflect the hidden hand of evolution.

OVPR Funds Five Projects in the Arts & Humanities

October 8, 2020

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) recently announced recipients of the second annual Scholarship and Collaboration in Humanities and Arts Research (SCHARP) Program. SCHARP awards aim to support innovative works of scholarship and creative activities in the arts and humanities that have the potential to transform a field of study, impact the […]

Q&A: The Supreme Court, the Presidential Election, and a Year Unlike Any Other

October 6, 2020

UConn’s David Yalof, an expert on the Supreme Court and presidential politics, talks about how this year’s situation is like, and unlike, past moments of US history.

Walk with Me – A Podcast Series to Elevate BIPOC Voices in the Outdoors

October 6, 2020

Neva Taylor ’22 (CLAS) launched a podcast miniseries to explore why many outdoor spaces are unwelcoming to people of color.

UConn Funds Five COVID-19 Research Projects, Announces Additional Funding

October 2, 2020

The Office of the Vice President has announced five awards to researchers as part of its new internal funding program to address the urgent needs presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ancient Microbial Life Used Arsenic to Thrive in a World Without Oxygen

October 2, 2020

Researchers traveled to a landscape in Chile similar in some ways to Mars to learn how life existed on Earth before oxygen.

Avery Point Marine Sciences Building to be Renamed in Weicker’s Honor

September 30, 2020

UConn’s Board of Trustees has voted to rename the Marine Sciences Building at Avery Point in honor of former Gov. Lowell Weicker.