Rob Chudzik

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Student-athlete Nnamdi Amilo, men’s basketball studying at the Homer Babbidge library on Jan. 26, 2016. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Student-Athlete Strong: Nnamdi Amilo

Men's basketball forward and pre-med student Nnamdi Amilo says the lessons he’s learned as a Husky will help him well beyond his time at UConn.

Student-athlete Kyle Huson studying at the Homer Babbidge Library on Jan. 12, 2016. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Student-Athlete Strong: Kyle Huson

For ice hockey player Kyle Huson, to be a Husky is to be part of an outstanding athletic and academic tradition.

Student-athlete Margaret Zimmer in a biology lab on Dec. 11, 2015. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Student-Athlete Strong: Margaret Zimmer

Zimmer, a member of the Women's Ice Hockey team, says UConn Athletics creates a culture that values the 'student' half of student-athlete.

Student-athlete Laura Webster in class. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Student-Athlete Strong: Laura Webster

Webster is earning two degrees – in psychology and business – as well as competing on the rowing team.

Emily Armstrong, second from left, in a class on Sept. 17, 2015. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Student-Athlete Strong: Emily Armstrong

'Being a Husky means taking the competitive edge acquired on the field and bringing it into the classroom.' – Emily Armstrong '16 (ED)

Emily McInerney '15 (CAHNR) takes air samples from wetland plots near the Kellogg Dairy Center on June 24, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Studying Wetlands as a Producer of Greenhouse Gases

Student researcher Emily McInerney '15 (CAHNR) is studying the emission of methane from wetlands.

Rosse Gates '16 (ENG) with a quadcopter he built, supported by an IDEA Grant. (Christopher LaRosa/UConn Photo)

An Autonomous Quadcopter – Now There’s an IDEA!

Undergraduate Rosse Gates is building an unmanned helicopter for use in disaster areas, thanks to support from UConn's IDEA Grant program.

Senior chemical engineering student Derek Chhiv, right, discusses with Professor Anson Ma his group's prototype for an artificial kidney. The prototype was generated through 3-D printing. (Al Ferreira for UConn)

Students Design Artificial Kidney with 3-D Printing

Senior engineering students worked with Professor Anson Ma and a commercial 3-D technology company to design an artificial kidney.

An exterior view of the Henry Ruthven Monteith Building.

Monteith Renovations Given Go-ahead

The project will create much-needed 'swing space' for offices and classrooms during the renovations of other buildings.