School of Fine Arts

"Song of the North" will be performed Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. Six UConn connected puppeteers contributed to the show, three of whom helped fabricate the hundreds of puppets in the show.

UConn Connections Permeate World-Traveling Puppet Show Set to Open Jorgensen’s Season

'Song of the North' blends traditional motifs, cutting-edge tech for one-of-a-kind experience

Wilbur Cross with fall foliage. Oct. 12, 2021.

UConn Holds Steady at No. 26 Rank Among Public Universities

In the overall rankings that comprise all public and private institutions nationwide, UConn jumped nine spots from last year

Michael Farina '26 (SFA), front row and second from left, received accolades in the prestigious jazz publication, DownBeat magazine, this summer. Farina is UConn's first student in the new Bachelor of Music in Jazz program.

UConn Jazz Student Lauded for Outstanding Performance by Prestigious DownBeat Magazine

Michael Farina is one of six college undergraduates worldwide to make the list and the only tenor saxophonist

Joanie Papillon '24 (SFA), poses with the current progress of her puppetry project

Puppetry Student Says Multidisciplinary Talents are Key to Her Success

'This is the height of my student career here, but it’s also something that will help me bounce into the professional world after my graduation'

Justin McManus '11 (SFA, ED) '13 MM, right, director of athletic bands, gestures during UConn Marching Band practice at the band field on Aug. 22, 2023.

UConn Marching Band Welcomes Back One of Its Own as New Director

Justin McManus has come full circle, from marching band member to marching band director

Composer and UConn music composition professor Kenneth Fuchs, right, works with U.K. conductor John Wilson, center, and musician John Mills, at left with the violin, to record "Cloud Slant" with the Sinfonia of London. The album was released in July.

Whether a Handwritten Note or Musical Composition, Fuchs Starts with Pen(cil) and Paper

'Music is about dramatic narrative and storytelling, in much the same way as a well-written letter'

The Godwalker showcase booth at RPI GameFest in April

Childhood Dream Becomes Reality for Video Gamer Turned Designer

'My whole life I secretly wanted to make video games but was scared. I didn’t think it was something that I was allowed to do because it seemed too fun'

Jonathan XV standing in front of the UConn gateway sign.

Jonathan XV has Arrived, and Doggone it, He’s Adorable

UConn Nation got a doggone great surprise on Wednesday with the introduction of mascot-in-training Jonathan XV

Vintage postcards by Frank J. Haynes sit on the dashboard of a vehicle facing Kingman Pass in Golden Gate Canyon

UConn Photography Professor Shares Story of Yellowstone in Words and Pictures

'The park is special. It really is much more interesting and complex than one first realizes.'

Puppets Nico, CJ, and Mena.

Feel Your Best Self Collaborative Puppetry Project Wins Telly Awards

The free educational toolkit that helps children cope with big emotions has been recognized in four categories.