Summer Undergraduate Researcher Grace Nichols ’20 (CLAS)
"A topic you might learn about in one slide or one lecture, you are now going in depth on and on the front lines," says Grace Nichols '20 (CLAS).
Summer Undergraduate Researcher Christian Connors ’20 (CLAS)
'With insects, there is this hidden guild of organisms that are secretly controlling insect numbers,' says Christian Connors, who is conducting research on insect parasitoids.
Summer Undergraduate Researcher Sarah Baker ’20 (CLAS)
Baker, a SURF award recipient, is researching the eastern red-backed salamander, which is found in woodlands close to the Storrs campus.
Summer Undergraduate Researcher Ian Sands ’20 (ENG)
'Doing research in a lab gives you a sense of responsibility that the classroom does not. Nothing is set up for you,' says SURF award recipient Ian Sands.
The Struggle to Find Affordable Housing in Hartford
A new exhibit at the Dodd Center, opening April 17, documents the racism and discrimination that many Hartford residents have experienced over the years, leaving them with little access to affordable housing.
Student-driven Project Seeks to Address Food Insecurity on Campus
UConn, like other colleges and universities nationwide, has students who face food insecurity. Two undergraduates are working to address the situation here.
More Data, Lower Cost – DIY Electronics Tackle Global Change
UConn researchers developed low-cost environmental sensor units to facilitate the collection of fine-scale data. Now they're making them available to others.
Stopping the Resistance of Cancer Cells to Treatment
UConn researchers have discovered molecules that could make cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy.