Three UConn English majors have created a new University-wide enrichment opportunity for Humanities students: the Humanities Undergraduate Research Symposium, coming this November.
Narayani Ballambat ’22 (CLAS) Awarded IDEA Grant
Intrigued by the disparity between male and female sexual expression in music, Ballambat earned an IDEA Grant to explore exactly that.
Wren Halpern ’23 (CLAS) Wins Kathleen Gibson McPeek Scholarship
We congratulation the 2021 winner and honorable mentions of the Kathleen Gibson McPeak Scholarship, which is awarded to an author with an outstanding essay on literary texts.
Narayani Ballambat ’22 (CLAS) Receives a UCONN IDEA Grant
Narayani Ballambat ’22 (CLAS), a rising senior who is double majoring in English and Physiology & Neurobiology, is one of twelve UConn IDEA Grant Recipients for Spring 2021. Her project, “Lust in Music: Addressing the Double Standards of Sexually Motivated Music in the 21st Century,” investigates how social standards shape our opinions on male and […]
Rylee Thomas ’24 (CLAS) Named a Holster Scholar
Rylee Thomas ’24 (CLAS), a rising sophomore studying English and Communication with a business minor, was recently named a Holster Scholar for the 2020-2021 school year. The Holster Scholar Program is an opportunity available to first-year Honors students that allows recipients to pursue independent research, design, or creative projects in the summer before sophomore year. […]
Mia Yanosy, ’21 (CLAS), Wins National Award for Fiction Writing
The Department of English would like to give a big congratulations to Mia Yanosy, ’21 (CLAS), a senior English major who recently won a 2021 AWP Intro Journals Award in Fiction for her story, titled “The Most Ordinary Thing.” The Intro Journals Project, run by the Association of Writers & Writer Programs (or AWP), is […]