UConn Voices

Jithu Sajeevan, left, a UConn Stamford student and co-owner of DIG USA, plays a round of chess with one of his students during a chess tournament at the Our Lady of Fatima School in Wilton

UConn Stamford Student Finds His American Dream through Chess

Lessons learned on the chessboard turn into real-life success story for Jithu Sajeevan

Seth Marnin, UConn School of Law alumnus.

UConn Law Alum Blazes Trail as Transgender Judge

Seth Marnin '06 JD is believed to be the first openly transgender male judge in the nation

Calibe Simpson on stage with UConn alumna Trisha Bailey

UConn Alumna Makes a Dream Come True at High School Graduation

Calibe Simpson, a Jamaican immigrant who struggled with homelessness, got the surprise of her life at her high school graduation in Hartford last week thanks to a UConn alumna

Three UConn CAHNR students smile at the camera.

USDA Grant to Provide Career Opportunities, Sponsor CAHNR Students at UConn Waterbury and UConn Stamford

The CAHNR Fellows Program will connect undergraduate students from UConn Waterbury and UConn Stamford to scholarships, experiential learning, and career training in the fields of food, agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences

A group of women pose with the 'Fearless Girl' statue after a ceremony to unveil the statue's new location across from the New York Stock Exchange, December 10, 2018 in New York City.

New ‘Women in Finance’ Course Strives to Introduce More Women to the Industry

Closing the gender gap in an industry where only six of the 107 largest financial institutions in the US were run by female CEOs in 2019

A family poses together during the Chicago Peace March on June 19, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois.

Celebrating Juneteenth – a Holiday as American as Apple Pie

The first formal observation of the holiday in Connecticut history coincides with celebrations of hip-hop's golden anniversary

The lights on top of a police car are illuminated.

The Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project: A National Example

Other states are now adopting the model of data analysis and intervention developed by the Project, which is housed at UConn’s Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy

Astrin Krane, a Glastonbury High School student and second-year attendee of the Queer Science Conference, holds a heart-shaped alginate she made during a science demonstration and presentation about hydrogel crosslinking and application in the Chemistry Building during the conference on June 4, 2023.

Queer Science Conference Connects LGBTQIA+ Youth with Role Models in Various STEM Fields

High school students from across the state gather for second iteration of Queer Science Conference

Cheif Perez being inducted into the CT Firefighters Hall of Fame

UConn Fire Chief Inducted into Connecticut Firefighters Hall of Fame

'The fact that someone even thought to nominate me is just amazing on its own. I never would have dreamed of this, and I’m so grateful'

Fahd Vahidy and Monika Doshi at their home in West Hartford, CT

Finding a Home in the Asian American Cultural Center

“They believe in the power of education and their contributions here have had a critical impact on generations of students. They are extraordinary people"