Elizabeth Omara-Otunnu


Team IMPACT: A Winning Way to Heal

March 21, 2019

‘Life changing’ is how the families of kids with serious and chronic illnesses describe their experiences with UConn athletic teams through a program known as Team IMPACT.

Year in Photos

December 20, 2018

A team of staff and student photographers captures the life of the state’s flagship university every year. Take a look at 2018.

Senior Wins Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

December 3, 2018

Akshayaa Chittibabu ’19 (CLAS) is one of 48 Marshall recipients nationwide this year, and the fifth UConn student to be so honored.

What’s Next for UConn Men’s Basketball?

October 11, 2018

‘My expectations are higher than those of the most delusional fan,’ says Coach Hurley.

Eight UConn Faculty Win NSF CAREER Awards

June 7, 2018

Eight early-career researchers in math, science, and engineering received the selective grant this spring.

Parents Concerned About Unhealthy Food Marketing to Children

April 19, 2017

A new study shows that actions to demand improvements would be most welcomed in communities of color, where children are also exposed to greater amounts of unhealthy food marketing.

UConn Reads: Religion and Inclusion, a UConn Story

February 28, 2017

During World War II, the University of Connecticut – in collaboration with a Quaker organization – opened its doors to 18 Japanese American students from the internment camps.

Tackling the Science of Disaster

November 28, 2016

Just weeks before the Nov. 22 earthquake in Japan, UConn faculty and students from three different departments visited the country to explore the potential to create new opportunities for international research in disaster science.

Growth of Hartford Campus Dates to Post-War Era

October 25, 2016

The campus began as an extension center in 1939, and expanded to a ‘branch’ campus in 1946 with the influx of veterans returning home from World War II.

Hurricane Season: One Storm’s Impact on UConn

September 7, 2016

Nearly 80 years ago, students returning to Storrs for the start of classes found the campus with no electricity, phones, or water, and hundreds of trees blocking roads and walkways.

From Generation to Generation: Student Homes on Campus

August 26, 2016

A photo gallery of residence halls in Storrs traces the evolution of the University.