Community Impact

The Book of Deuteronomy from the Hebrew Bible. Students can study Biblical or Modern Hebrew in courses affiliated with the Center for Judaic Studies. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

Judaism Faculty Lead Community Conversations

'People come with questions about Judaism that they’ve just been dying to ask someone,' says UConn's Jeffrey Shoulson of the discussions at local synagogues, community centers, and libraries.

Illustration depicting election day at a polling station. (IStock Image)

Business School to Offer Program for Voter Registrars

The School of Business will offer classes in a new professional development program that will lead to certification for Connecticut's voter registrars.

When Mike Tyson defeated Buster Mathis in December 1995, Dr. Cato Laurencin was his ringside doctor.

Hand in Glove: UConn Surgeon Brings Healing Hands to Boxing

When he isn't in the lab or the operating room, you may find Dr. Cato Laurencin in the boxing ring.

Puppetry Festival on Parade

It was a beautiful day for a parade and the crowd was entertained by puppeteers from across the globe.

An IDEA Comes Through with Flying Colors

A UConn student put his idea to offer support to pediatric cancer patients into practice, thanks to a grant from the University.

A woman soon to run in the Falmouth Road Race, right, is tested at the Korey Stringer Institute by Rachel Katch, center, and Yuri Hosokawa. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Keeping Runners Safe in Summer Heat

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race is a living lab for UConn researchers studying exertional heat stroke.

Smithsonian Gardener Has UConn Roots

UConn alum James Gagliardi's garden encompasses three city blocks in the heart of Washington, D.C., and receives 8,000,000 visitors a year.

BioBlitz: A Race Against Time

During a 24-hour survey of biodiversity on and around the Storrs campus, UConn scientists and the public tallied nearly 1,200 species.

Children and adults joined scientists in observing and cataloging nature during UConn's BioBlitz, July 24-25, 2015. (Ryan Glista '16 (CLAS)/UConn Photo)

BioBlitz: Exploring Biodiversity Close to Home

Children and adults joined scientists in observing and cataloging nature during UConn's BioBlitz in July.

Traffic jam (iStock Photo)

Engineers Support Landmark Transportation Initiative

As Connecticut’s flagship university, UConn has a significant role in the state's transportation overhaul.