Community Impact

The School of Engineering's Castleman Building.

UConn, Partners Secure Federal Grant to Support Green Initiatives at Connecticut Manufacturers

The work aims to bring value to the CT manufacturing base, reduce industrial emissions, and train the engineering workforce

Group portrait behind food pantry shelf

Husky Harvest Comes to UConn Health

Medical, dental, graduate students not exempt from food insecurity; pantry opening in Farmington in late October

Mosquito sucking blood from a human. (Getty Images)

UConn’s CVMDL Detects Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV) in a Donkey

The presence of mosquitoes carrying EEEV on the rise in Connecticut, according to surveillance program from CAES and testing from UConn's CVMDL

UConn women's basketball player Paige Bueckers stocks the shelves of the Husky Harvest food pantry in Storrs during a press conference announcing hers and partner Chegg Inc.'s support for Husky Harvest

Paige Bueckers, Chegg Inc. Announce Their Support for Husky Harvest in Storrs

'For Paige to step up and make this a priority is something I commend her for. She’s an incredibly busy student-athlete with a rigorous schedule'

In the foreground, an older woman puts her arm around a young child as they walk together down a woodland trail. More children can be seen running and playing up ahead on the trail.

Trails and Active Living Program Expands Access to the Outdoors

A major initiative from UConn Extension, the UConn CT Trails Program is making it easier for wilderness explorers of all levels to hit the trails

African American school counselor talks with female student in the student lounge.

Neag School Launches New Licensed Professional Counselor Program

The online certificate program is an extension of the Counselor Education master’s program and will help meet Connecticut's demand for licensed counselors in the wake of the pandemic

UConn’s First Global Oncology Program

The program's leader is UConn Health Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. Victoria Forbes of the Carole & Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center who is working to ensure cancer care is available to all, no matter where they live.

The city of Lviv, located in western Ukraine

Conflict and Commerce: A Journey to Support Founders in Ukraine

'In newly liberated cities, the business returns within days. The cities recover their shops, their supply chains, and people return to work'

(Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Serving and Celebrating Local Farms in Connecticut Schools

UConn Extension and partners forge connections between local schools and Connecticut farms with holistic programming and crucial funding

UConn School of Medicine and Hartford HealthCare Renew and Grow Their Longstanding Academic Training Collaborations

Hartford HealthCare and UConn have had a nearly 60 year academic clinical training relationship, and just renewed another five-year academic affiliation