Among Angels

Chamberlain invites children with Angelman syndrome and their families into her lab to meet the students working with her to research the single-gene disorder. It is a surprisingly happy day.


Black Hats, Cyber Bots, Zombies, and You

Cyberattacks come in all shapes and sizes and expert say it’s just a matter of time before they pose real threats to each of us. Fortunately, this crack team of cybersecurity specialists is working to protect our information.


Rock On

Robert M. Thorson is crazy about stone walls. He spent years trying to dig up proof that former University president Homer Babbidge shared that love — and along the way found evidence of UConn’s first recorded student protests.


The Big Four for the Big Four

The UConn women’s basketball team made more than a little history this spring with their 82–51 win over Syracuse in the NCAA National Championship game.


“It’s time to write, to read, and to drive with the top down.”

The English professor and humorist, Gina Barreca discusses writing about those we love, and shares an excerpt from her new book: If You Lean In, Will Men Just Look Down Your Blouse?


Steve Emt, Curling His Way to South Korea

When a stranger approached Steve Emt and said, “I could make you into a Paralympic curler in one year,” Emt says he had two questions for the guy: What’s a curler? And where do I sign up?

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