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  • UConn’s First Female Physics Professor Reaches 45-year Milestone UConn’s First Female Physics Professor Reaches 45-year Milestone
    Cynthia Peterson, who joined UConn as the the first female physics professor in 1969, was amongst three University professors who celebrated their 45th year of educating this year. Peterson has taught more than 9,000 students, a majority of whom took her astronomy class at the Planetarium.
    Posted on April 14, 2014
  • The Dean and Richard Dawkins The Dean and Richard Dawkins
    On Wednesday, April 9, CLAS Dean Jeremy Teitelbaum had the privilege of speaking with Richard Dawkins, renowned evolutionary biologist and outspoken atheist, in a public interview at UConn's Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. In his latest Blog post, Dean Teitelbaum provides highlights of the evening’s discussion.
    Posted on April 10, 2014