UConn Voices

Findings of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and UConn survey suggest that LGBTQ youth need support in the face of political attacks on LGBTQ equality. (Photo courtesy of the Human Rights Campaign)

National Survey Seeks Experiences of 17,000 Sexual and Gender Diverse Teens

'The spirit of the project is to better understand who among a very heterogenous group may need the most attention in reducing health disparities'

A Virginia mansion burned by the British during the Revolutionary War provides the setting of Professor James Coltrain's "Blackhaven."

DMD Professor’s Historically Themed Video Game Receives Industry Accolades

'Blackhaven is a slower, quieter game drawing from real historical documents, and so it’s really exciting to see it get this kind of attention'

Natalie Braswell, with three degrees from UConn, became Connecticut State Comptroller on Dec. 31 Behind her, from left are her husband, Robert; their daughter, Gabby; and Gov. Ned Lamont and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz. (CTMirror.org, used with permission)

Alumna Natalie Braswell is Connecticut’s First Black Comptroller

The triple Husky (BA, MA, and JD) is navigating challenges from COVID-19 to helping private-sector workers save for retirement

Honoring Harrison ‘Honey’ Fitch: Star Athlete, UConn Trailblazer

The first Black basketball player in University history endured racist abuse from rival teams and fans, but never wavered in his pursuit of excellence

Incoming Interim UConn President Radenka Maric presents Dr. Cato Laurencin with a certificate from the US Senate congratulating him on receiving the Spingarn Medal.

UConn Celebrates Dr. Cato T. Laurencin for Historic NAACP Top Honor

Previous Spingarn Medal recipients have included Martin Luther King, Maya Angelou, Jackie Robinson, and others

Bryan Pollard ’85 (CLAS) and Alice (Melville) Pollard ’83 (CLAS), two alumni who are helping new generations of Huskies take full advantage of the opportunities at UConn

It Started in the Wilbur Cross Library: Couple Who Met at UConn Love to Give Back

'Sometimes it's not just the financial concern that students have, it's understanding what opportunities they can have'

Renee Montgomery '09 is working with the Werth Foundation to make sure students like Rashana Weerasinghe (top) and Astou Diallo have the tools they need to succeed as students (contributed photos).

UConn Alumna’s Foundation Helping Werth Innovators ‘Make the Last Yard’

Renee Montgomery's journey from basketball stardom to boardroom success helps students navigate the challenges of college

Cameron Faustman

CAHNR Honors Former Dean Cameron Faustman’s Decades of Service

The CAHNR community came together virtually to recognize the contributions of beloved alumnus, emeritus professor, and interim dean Cameron Faustman

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin in white coat with anatomic model

UConn’s Cato T. Laurencin Engineers Synthetic Artificial Stem Cells; Discovery Opens the Door for Advancement in Regenerative Therapies

A new way to avoid the potential pitfalls of traditional stem cell therapies

Elizabeth He '22 (CLAS) and André Mastrandrea '23 (SFA) plan to release their album on streaming services free for use by the UConn community.

UConn is the Muse for Students Recording Songs Inspired by Campus Spots

'We just need an idea, a reason to make an album'