Peter Morenus

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From left, Thomas Ritter '77 JD, Thomas Kruger, President Susan Herbst, Patricia McHugh, and Larry McHugh at the ceremony held to celebrate the naming of Lawrence D. McHugh Hall on May 2, 2018. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Celebrates Former Board Chairman Larry McHugh, Building Named in His Honor

I love that thousands of UConn students will say ‘meet you at McHugh at 11 o’clock,’ said President Herbst at an event to celebrate the naming of McHugh Hall in honor of the former board chairman.

Fans of Chloe Kim cheer after she completes her winning run on the halfpipe during the Ladies Snowboard Halfpipe final at Bokwang Phoenix Park. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

A Portrait of PyeongChang

University photographer Peter Morenus, on vacation in PyeongChang, offers a first-hand perspective on the Winter Olympics.

James Upright of McMahon dining collects spices during the Boiling Point competition of UConn Dining's 18th annual Culinary Competition held at Rome Ballroom onJan. 9, 2018. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Chefs Cook Up a Storm at Culinary Competition

UConn chefs tested their creativity racing against the clock to prepare tasty dishes from a range of ingredients provided during the annual Boiling Point competition sponsored by Dining Services.

Peter J. Werth asks a question during the Entrepreneurial & Innovation Student Huddle held at the newly named Peter J. Werth Residence Tower on Dec. 4. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Supporting the Next Generation of Innovators

After announcing his $22.5 million commitment to foster innovation at UConn, donor Peter Werth attended presentations by student innovators at the newly named Peter J. Werth Residence Tower.

Jonathan the Husky, UConn's current mascot visits the exhibit 'Mascots! Mask Performance in the 21st Century' at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry on Oct. 30, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Exhibit Puts Spotlight on Sports Mascots

Costumed mascots of college and professional sports teams are on display at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry.

The Field House was filled to capacity with nearly 1,200 students, faculty, and staff who rallied in support of the University on Wednesday. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Students Rally to #SaveUConn

Nearly 1,200 UConn students, faculty, and staff rallied at the Field House on Wednesday to protest a budget approved by the state legislature that would cut $309 million from UConn’s budget over two years.

John Quiñones, left, host of the ABC show "What Would You Do?" speaks with Fany Hannon '08 MA, PRLACC director, during the "Illuminating the Path" lecture at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Sept. 19, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Celebrating Latino Heritage Month with John Quiñones

John Quiñones, anchor of "What Would You Do?" discussed his upbringing, anti-immigrant sentiment, and his popular TV show at an event on Tuesday celebrating Latino Heritage Month.

Members of the Class of 2021 pose on the Great Lawn for their class photo on Aug. 26, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Welcome to UConn Nation, Class of 2021!

The Class of 2021 makes its debut.

Katie Taylor, a Ph.D. student in ecology and evolutionary biology, tells visitors about samples under a microscope at the Biology/Physics Building during UConn Extension Bug Week AntU Day on July 27, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Astonishing Army Ants

"Be Our Guest' at AntU Day, part of this year's Bug Week.

UConn Nation Celebrates

Hundreds of members of UConn Nation came together Wednesday for an Employee Appreciation Event.