UConn Voices

A group of students and educators poses for a photo

Strengthening the Danbury Community with UConn Extension

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

A Black woman calculates home heating costs with her calculator and laptop.

Study Says Black Households Pay Higher Heating Costs, Seek Cold-Related Medical Care More Often

'People who are unlikely to have heat are in areas that have been chronically disinvested in and under-resourced'

A view of the main building at UConn Hartford.

UConn Hartford Welcomes Transformative Project Serving Asian American Students

'The robust presence of Asian students on this campus has underscored the importance of comprehending and addressing the concerns of our diverse student body'

Aleks Bieniek environmental portrait

UConn Health After Dark

On a typical night, more than 200 UConn Health employees report to work third shift

Items on display in the "Tradition and Revolution in Indian Shadow Puppetry" exhibition currently on display in the Ballard Institute and Museum sit in the exhibit

12 Generations and Counting: Indian Shadow Puppetry Exhibition Hundreds of Years in the Making

'Shadow puppetry is a living tradition, and I come from a traditional family that is doing modern things'

Gov. Ned Lamont, Kiana Foster-Mauro, and Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker

Neag School Alumna Kiana Foster-Mauro is Connecticut’s 2024 Teacher of the Year

Foster-Mauro ’20 (ED), ’21 MA will be recognized at a ceremony in Hartford in November, and is preparing an application for National Teacher of the Year

U.S. Treasurer and Chief of the Mohegan Tribe Lynn Malerba speaks in the Student Union Theatre

U.S. Treasurer Encourages UConn Audience To Embrace Change

Lynn Malerba ’08 MPA, Chief of the Mohegan Tribe, praised UConn for work in hearing the voices of Indigenous people

Dr. Monique Golden at the husky statue, on UConn campus in Storrs

Young Philanthropist Expands Study Abroad Opportunity with Planned Gift

Planning ahead is important to Monique Golden ’15 MA, ’21 Ph.D.

Aria Penna '25 (BUS) has found a passion in entrepreneurship and innovation through her work for the Werth Institute.

Month of Discovery Student Researcher: Aria Penna, BUS ‘25

Aria Penna's transformative journey at UConn, from a law school hopeful to a budding entrepreneur and finance enthusiast. This story is part of the Month of Discovery series

Alexa Udell '24 takes photos of Remi Dupuis '26 for her photography project that highlights transgender students at UConn in the shade garden near the Benton Museum

UConn Student’s Trans Photography Project Has One Simple Goal – To Affirm

'It’s a personal mission of mine to make sure that trans people have photos of themselves that make them feel proud and happy'