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The Art and Science of Clinical Treatment

The UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic evaluates and treats people with speech, language, swallowing, and hearing disorders - from children who stutter to transgender adults. There, graduate students from the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences learn to operate in a clinical setting that benefits the community. Read more.

College News

Faculty Research

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Old Equations, New Tricks

The field of mathematical inquiry may be more than 2,000 years old, but new findings, like a solution to a 50-year-old problem by Associate Professor Ralf Schiffler, are alive and well.

Outreach

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The Chemistry of Photography

Science and art collide in an exhibit at the William Benton Museum of Art, developed by Professor of Chemistry Vijaya Kumar, that explores the chemistry behind photographic expression.

Hot Topic

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The Falling Price of Oil

Associate Professor of Political Science Oksan Bayulgen discusses reasons for the recent plunge in oil prices – the biggest decrease in more than two years.

Alumni Feature

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A Better Sleep App

Madhvi (Bhatt) Upender ’90 (CLAS) is developing technology that may help children with sleeping disorders track their sleep patterns right from a smartphone.
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Media Coverage

November 4, 2014

Fencing Hummingbirds Viciously Stab at the Throat

Nature World News
A new study by ecology and evoluiontary biology research associate Alejandro Rico-Guevara shows that hummingbirds use their beaks as weapons to fight off competition.

November 14, 2014

Cubans finding comfort, nostalgia in Russian products

Miami Herald
Professor of Literatures, Cultures and Languages Jacqueline Loss comments on Cuban expatriates’ nostalgia for Soviet culture, such as foods and cartoons.

November 24, 2014

Closter math ace advances to finals of prestigious Siemens competition

New Jersey Herald
Associate Professor of Mathematics Keith Conrad mentored two high school students who became finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

December 1, 2014

What shielded Bill Cosby?

The New Yorker
Associate Professor of History and Director of the Africana Studies Institute Jelani Cobb says comedian Bill Cosby has been insulated from stigma because people value his art, not his character.
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Awards and Grants
Julianne Norton, a senior studying international relations, has been awarded a national Mitchell scholarship for graduate study in Ireland. For her honors thesis project, she has been conducting a cultural analysis of postmemory, the imaginative/emotional recreation of cultural trauma by the second and third generation of survivors.
 
Associate Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology Nathan Alder has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant from National Institutes of Health for his project, “Investigation of the Subunit and Lipid Interactions of the Mitochondrial Protein Import Machinery.”
 
Professor of Psychology Harvey Swadlow received a three-year, $1.2 million grant from National Institutes of Health for his project, “Thalamocortical Architecture of a Visual Cortex Without Orientation Columns.”
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