University Life

People paddle in a canoe down a flooded street.

UConn Hosts Just Transitions Symposium

A multidisciplinary approach to addressing the climate crisis - and finding solutions

Professors Jeffrey Dudas and Stephen Dyson record a podcast episode about Taylor Swift.

Listen Up: UConn Popcast Digs Deep on Culture and Society

Two professors of political science at UConn analyze popular culture through the lens of the humanities

A collage of Isaiah Harvey, Jakobi Samuels, and Samuel Agyei. Both Isaiah and Jakobi are holding awards from ScHOLARS House

ScHOLA2RS House Presents Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. Awards to Three Extraordinary Undergraduate Students

UConn’s ScHOLA2RS House is a Learning Community program dedicated to support the scholastic efforts of male students who identify as African American/Black.

Workers use a crane to deliver the Spirit Rock to a new home at the South Campus Commons.

Spirit Rock Settles Into New Home in Central Quad of Storrs Campus

The iconic rock has had many homes on campus since the 1940s

The UConn Formula SAE team examines their vehicle during the competition at Michigan International Speedway.  

Driven to Succeed: UConn Formula SAE Makes History with 4th Place Win

The annual competition, organized by SAE International, challenges students to conceive, design, fabricate, develop, and compete with high performance "formula" vehicles

Journalism students left to right: Ally LeMaster ’24 (CLAS), Izetta Asikainen ’24 (CLAS), Coral Aponte ’24 (CLAS), Luke Feeney ’24 (CLAS).

Journalism Students Cover the Capitol and State Issues

Four journalism students had internships covering the comings and goings affecting Connecticut this spring

Rodney Butler, Chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Chairman Rodney Butler ’99: ‘You’re Here for a Reason’

Samantha Gove '24 in conversation with the leader of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation about his time at UConn, what it takes to be a leader, and what Native students should never forget

Lily Zhong and her poster "Cardiovascular interventions may provide differential benefits by patients' frailty"

Lily Zhong’s American Geriatrics Society Award ‘Unprecedented’

2nd straight year a UConn medical student wins Edward Henderson Student Award

Professor Richard Langlois.

An Alternate View of The American Corporation: Economist Reassesses Twentieth-Century Business

Economist Richard Langlois presents a sweeping new take on so-called managerialism in his acclaimed book

Graduates toss their caps into the air.

Wisdom for Graduates: ‘No One’s Gifts Are Worth Throwing Away’

Advice, encouragement, and perspective from UConn's 2024 commencement ceremonies