College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

UConn receives $3 million gift for ecology and evolutionary biology research

STORRS, CT. – Impressed by UConn’s research in ecology and evolutionary biology, an anonymous donor has given $3 million to endow two research positions in the University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The unprecedented gift means the university will be able to recruit and retain two of the best scientists in the field. “This […]

From Homer’s Odyssey to Star Wars: New Reed Fellow to Teach Innovative Course at UConn Waterbury

UConn Waterbury students will have the opportunity to study Greek tragedies – and popular superhero movies – thanks to the David and Joan Reed Faculty Fellowship established by donors David ’55 and Joan Reed. Roger Travis, associate professor of classics in the Department of Literatures, Cultures & Languages and last year’s winner of the University’s […]