University Life

UConn Study Abroad in Cape Town 2012.

Face-to-face with Poverty, Privilege, and the Legacy of Apartheid

Twenty-one UConn students are in Cape Town, South Africa this semester, expanding their world view, working for social justice, and gaining skills essential to becoming well-informed global citizens.

Innovation Contest a Springboard for UConn Ideas

An enterprising UConn alum is helping sponsor a competition to encourage would-be student and faculty entrepreneurs to pursue their ideas.

Senior Scoop 2012

Seniors: Here’s the Scoop

In an online contest that's open through Feb. 3, seniors can create their own Dairy Bar ice cream flavor.

UConn Basketball: Practicing Perfect

UConn is now building a state-of-the-art basketball development center that will help recruit the best student-athletes and support them in their academic and athletic development.

Chi Anako: Serving UConn and the Community.

Chi Anako: Serving UConn and the Community

Chi Anako, a molecular and cell biology major, also volunteers at a local shelter, is an RA on campus, and works as a University tour guide.

Thomas Deans, associate professor of English and director of the writing center.

To Improve Your Writing, Talk

The University Writing Center in the English Department helps students have a really good conversation about their work.

UConn’s Tuition and Fee Plan

President Herbst explains that the four-year plan to raise tuition and fees will facilitate hiring an additional 300 faculty and help students graduate on time.

Lauren Engeln and other players give high fives to the fans following the women's basketball game against North Carolina at Gampel Pavilion on Jan. 16, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

An Overwhelming Victory

Lauren Engeln and other players give high fives to Husky fans, after the women's basketball team handed North Carolina its worst loss, 86-35.

Danielle Ervin, a junior majoring in biology, is lifted through a net by her fellow LSAMP scholars at an outdoor leadership training workshop in September. She will travel to Costa Rica over winter break as part of a conservation tour.

Students to Walk in the Clouds during Winter Break

Eleven UConn students majoring in science-related fields leave on Jan. 5 for a biology and conservation tour of Costa Rica.

Samantha Gillard enjoying the Ride-On Remote Controlled Car.

Engineering Students Go Beyond the Books to Assist Massachusetts Girl

Special equipment designed by three students in the biomedical engineering program has given 3 year-old Samantha Gillard a degree of freedom she never had before.