UConn Voices

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HDFS Researcher Offers 3 Ways for Educators to Foster Black Girl Magic in Students

'There’s not a right way to have Black Girl Magic. Whatever it might be for you, it’s something that needs to be celebrated'

UConn alum Nangolo Mbumba ‘73, who has become Namibia's fourth president.

UConn Alum Becomes Namibia’s Fourth President

Nangolo Mbumba ‘73 MS took office following the passing of President Hage Geingob

Michael Invernale

UConn Senior Licensing Manager Wins Prestigious National Scholarship

Michael Invernale earned a scholarship in recognition of their exemplary level of creativity and innovation

Kimberly Rosado '24 poses for a photo in the Widmer Wing of Storrs Hall

Withered Flowers: UConn Nursing Student Travels 3,000 Miles to Document an Epidemic of Underage Pregnancy

'I just want to advocate and create a positive social change in society'

Back view of older student raising his hand to answer teacher's question during class.

7 Strategies to Help Gifted Students with Autism Succeed in College

Nationally, only 39% of students with autism who start college finish; here are strategies to get that number higher

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UConn Music Makers Spotlight Composers Outside Traditional Repertoire

'Making music is about reflecting life. If we only represent one side of humanity, we’re being dishonest'

Mark and Betsy (Reddington) Vergnano at the UConn Foundation Board Social at the Alumni Center Great Hall in Storrs.

Vergnano Endowed Chair for Inclusion Established at the College of Engineering

The Chair, which will contribute to the impact of the Vergnano Institute for Inclusion, is supported by the latest philanthropic contribution from UConn Alumni Mark and Betsy (Reddington) Vergnano

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

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Black Girls Run! Community Organization Creates Inclusive Space for Physical Activity

A recent study highlights how a community organization is supporting Black women around the country in getting and staying physically active.

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Strengthening the Danbury Community with UConn Extension

From STEM programs to nutrition education, Danbury Public Schools and UConn Extension collaborate to help the community