Community Impact

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.

UConn landscape architecture students developed plans for preserving the historic Meadowood farm and presented their ideas at an open house at the Simsbury library.

UConn Students Imagine Potential Futures for a Remarkable Piece of Land in Simsbury

Designing for the future while also paying homage to the past

The Legislative Office Building in Hartford.

Conference to Connect Lawmakers, Scientists in Unified Mission to Bolster Connecticut

Knocking down the obstacles between policymakers and cutting-edge research

The Clothing for All closet at the Stamford campus

UConn Stamford Clothing Pantry Offers Students Range of Everyday Wear, Professional Attire

'We’re just trying to break down barriers so they can access things that will enrich their lives'

A group of residents of a town in the Dominican Republic meet with a medical provider from UConn Health.

Providing Care Beyond Borders

Spearheaded by a UConn Health medical student, more than 30 medical providers brought specialty and primary care to residents of the Dominican Republic

Oscar Guerra, the award-winning filmmaker and associate professor of film and video at UConn Stamford, with Christopher Orrico ’23 (SFA), Guerra's director of photography, and Ruth - the main participant in Guerra's new documentary project focused on mental health in the Latino community.

UConn DMD Professor Documents Story of Latino Mental Health through Humanities Institute Fellowship

Oscar Guerra's new project explores mental health and the social, cultural, and political factors that affect it

Four people smile at the camera, wearing life jackets.

Kesem: Camp, Care, and Connections for Kids Impacted by a Parent’s Cancer

Camp Kesem UConn is gearing up to host its third summer camp to support children whose caregivers have cancer

During the first week of the Summer Institute, high school students and teachers delved into learning about human rights issues together – a unique, highly intentional, and unexpectedly successful aspect of the program.

Human Rights Close to Home: A Unique Civics Education Program for K-12 Students, Supported By the Redstone Family Foundation, Launched at UConn

'I think we fundamentally underestimate how much our kids can learn even about the biggest and most important issues of today. We just need to teach them in ways that are relatable'