UConn Voices

Projecting Hope on a Global Scale

For CAHNR senior Iris Palencia, a spring break trip to Guatemala became a life-changing way to provide local families new homes

Grant Provides Underrepresented Students with Research Experience

The program will provide students from across the country with the chance to work in a lab gaining invaluable skills and connections

Sabrina Uva, a UConn senior who has led an effort to provide menstrual products like tampons for free at state-funded institutions in Connecticut.

Graduating HDFS Student Driven to Advocacy: ‘Everyone should have access to basic needs’

'I get involved in everything I’m passionate about, and UConn gave me that ability to tap into these different networks'

A man and his daughter wash their hands while a woman prepares breakfast in the background

SNAP-Ed Supports Nutrition Education, Gains Attention from National Food & Nutrition Services

The program supported by UConn Extension provides nutrition education for Connecticut families, underscores national priorities

soccer goaltender holding the soccer ball

UConn Magazine: Bend it like Rembrandt?

Maria Yatrakis ’02 (SFA) was recruited for the Greek Olympic team while she was playing soccer for UConn.

Alma Jeri-Wahrhaftig ’22 (CAHNR)

Alma Jeri-Wahrhaftig Explores Importance of Culture-Health Connections

After graduating, UConn senior Alma Jeri-Wahrhaftig hopes to use cultural compassion to prevent and treat disease

I’ll Take Mihir Nene ’20 for $27,000, Ken

Years of trivia nights at Ted's paid off for a UConn Engineering alum who lived out his dream of becoming a Jeopardy! champion

LaShawnda Phillips '20 (RHSA), '22 (CAHNR) riding Handsome in the West Meadow of Keney Park, Hartford.

UConn Magazine: So Handsome

When LaShawnda Phillips (RHSA ’20, CAHNR ’22) first moved to her neighborhood in Hartford at age 13, she set out to do some exploring. She found horses.

An exterior building shot of the UConn Hartford building.

Conference on Anti-Racism to be Held at UConn Hartford

A chance to amplify UConn's role as a key part of intellectual and community life in the capital city

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones Discusses Race and US History at UConn Event

The Pulitzer Prize winner addressed racism, The 1619 Project, and what it means to be patriotic in the United States