Community Impact

Landscape at Savin Rock, West Haven, CT, USA showing the outcropping and the neighboring beach

Shoreline Restoration Project Comes Alive Through UConn’s Eco-Digital Storytellers Program

A team of West Haven High School students is working with UConn to tell environmental stories and find solutions for their community

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Commander Captain Elisa M. Garrity pins a medal to John Genther’s lapel in honor of his heroic act on Nov. 6.

After First Aid Training Hosted by CT Sea Grant at UConn Avery Point, Fisherman Makes Dramatic Rescue

'You saved someone's life. It's a big deal'

Hops and beer glasses

Come on, Get Hoppy! UConn Provides Guidance on Growing Hops in CT

Experts from UConn Extension are helping bolster the craft brewing industry with research and outreach on this all-important crop

A UConn Waterbury student leads middle schoolers in one of the hands-on activities offered by the new program.

Allied Health Sciences Launches Hands-On Health Education Program at UConn Waterbury

The project gives Waterbury middle schoolers a chance to learn firsthand from UConn students and faculty

Display of infographic on food access challenges in North Hartford

‘Community-Informed Learning’ Experience for UConn Med Students

Neighborhood activists in Hartford’s North End offer perspective on health equity

Man drills core sample in foundation.

Researchers Aim to Predict the Probability of Concrete Foundation Failure in Connecticut Homes

UConn recently received an additional $4 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to better understand the effects of the concrete-degrading mineral pyrrhotite

A college student and teacher stand at the front of a classroom, facing a group of elementary students sitting on the floor and raising their hands.

Twenty Years of Nutrition and Physical Education in Connecticut’s Communities

UConn Husky Nutrition & Sport, a merger of two SNAP-Ed programs, launches new website and sets high goals for its next phase of community and campus engagement

Snow falls across the UConn Storrs campus during the first snowstorm of the season

UConn Earns Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

'A testament to the collective efforts of our faculty, staff, and students in nurturing a culture where education, research, and service intersect to advance societal well-being'

MLK Day of Service: UConn Health Students Improving Health Outcomes for Connecticut Citizens

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2024 UConn medical and dental students gathered to present posters about their project efforts around the state to improve health outcomes for Connecticut residents.

Newsweek honor

UConn John Dempsey Hospital Named to Newsweek’s New America’s Best-In-State Hospitals List

UConn’s award-winning teaching hospital is the only hospital in the Greater Hartford area to make Newsweek’s new best-in-state hospital ranking.