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Student Studies Humanity through Art and Medicine

Jay Lin ’15 (CLAS) strives to celebrate the lives of human beings, whether it’s the strangers he meets as moderator of the Humans of UConn blog, or the people he interacts with as a biology student and aspiring medical professional. Read more.

College News

Faculty Research

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UConn Archaeologist Discovers 17th-century Shipwreck

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Kroum Batchvarov led a team that discovered the Dutch warship Huis de Kreuningen, which sank in battle in the southern Caribbean in 1677.

Hot Topic

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Preventing Obesity Across the Lifespan

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Kim Gans, who joined CLAS this semester, is one of only two researchers nationwide bringing obesity prevention efforts to childcare settings.
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Media Coverage

September 25, 2014

Stone Age groups made similar toolmaking breakthroughs

Nature
Different palaeolithic populations around the world might have developed a crucial toolmaking skill independently, according to research co-authored by UConn anthropologist Daniel Adler.

October 11, 2014

Good Buddy, Bad Buddy

The New York Times
Associate Professor of Journalism Mike Stanton recounts the legacy of Buddy Cianci, the felonious former mayor of Providence, R.I., who will be running a seventh time for reelection this November.

October 14, 2014

Ebola, Zombies, and Our Viral Past

Avidly
Associate Professor of English Anna Mae Duane looks at the current Ebola outbreak and how similar outbreaks and epidemics have been portrayed in past and present fiction.

October 15, 2014

Back on the campaign trail, will Obama find a receptive crowd?

CBS News
In Connecticut, the U.S. president is “at least less unpopular than in other parts of the country,” says political science professor Ronald Schurin.
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    Upcoming Events

October 28, 2014

An Evening with Jim Calhoun '90 (CLAS), CEO of Converse shoe company

7:30 p.m.
Student Union Theatre
Storrs Campus

November 2, 2014

Rhythm and Rhyme, Over Easy - Featuring Associate Professor of English V. Penelope Pelizzon

10:00 a.m. – Noon
Firebox Restaurant
539 Broad Street, Hartford, CT

November 5, 2014

An Evening with George Takei

7:30 p.m.
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Storrs Campus

November 6, 2014

Mead Lecture: Cities of the Dead - Performing Life in the Caribbean

3:30 p.m.
Student Union, Room 304B
Storrs Campus

November 6, 2014

An Analysis of the 2014 Election: Winners and Losers

4:00 p.m.
Konover Auditorium, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
Storrs Campus

November 7, 2014

Unexpected Beauty: Art in Chemistry - Moderated by Professor of Chemistry VJ Kumar

5:00 p.m.
The William Benton Museum of Art
Storrs Campus

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University of Connecticut

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Storrs, CT 06269

http://clas.uconn.edu


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