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Climate Change Could Affect Fall Foliage Timing

Climate change could make autumn come earlier in Connecticut—and later in northern New England—over the next century, according to a new study by UConn ecology and evolutionary biology and statistics researchers.

College News



Caution: Shrinks When Warm

Assistant Professor of Physics Jason Hancock explains why certain materials, like scandium trifluoride, shrink in volume when exposed to warm temperatures.



Assessing Brain Trauma

UConn researchers at the new Brain Imaging Research Center are testing a new device that quickly assesses traumatic brain injuries in college athletes.



A Bare Bones Approach to Behavior

Professor of Anthropology Natalie Munro has assembled a collection of animal bones from archaeological digs and recent roadkill to teach students about long-ago societies.



Why Do Female Comedians Disappear After Dark?

With Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert recently assuming new hosting gigs, English professor Gina Barreca asks: Where are the women in late-night television?
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Media Coverage

September 28, 2015

Invasive plant species found in Coventry

A UConn biology class discovered an extremely invasive aquatic plant species native to Asia in Coventry Lake, Connecticut.

October 2, 2015

Martian Life Could Be a Biotech Bonanza

MIT Technology Review
Professor of Chemistry Robert Birge talks about an organism that scientists think represents what life on Mars would look like.

October 14, 2015

An expert explains Jerusalem's growing violence

Associate Professor of Political Science Jeremy Pressman talks about the recent wave of violence between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem.

October 18, 2015

How a pumpkin patch started a Black Lives Matter discussion

Melissa Harris-Perry
Professor of Sociology Noel Cazenave says that the power differential between Black Americans and police officers needs to change.
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Awards and Grants
Professor of Psychological Sciences Janet Barnes-Farrell was elected a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association and an affiliate of the Association for Psychological Science.
The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) has selected molecular and cell biology major Anne Sung ’16 as a 2015 recipient of the ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship is aimed at highly-competitive students who wish to pursue graduate careers in microbiology.
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November 3, 2015

CLAS Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Lecture:

"Pills, Placebos, Exercise, and Interventions: How Best to Improve Mental Health?" by Blair T. Johnson, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Psychological Sciences

4:00 p.m.
Oak Hall, Room 408
Storrs Campus

November 5, 2015

CLAS Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Lecture:

"How Truth and Logic Limit Knowledge," by Jc Beall, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Philosophy

4:00 p.m.
Oak Hall, Room 408
Storrs Campus
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