University Life

Wilbur Cross with fall foliage. Oct. 12, 2021.

UConn Welcomes Impressive Class of 2027

The new Huskies come to UConn having already secured a spot amid tight competition in this year’s record-high applicant pool of more than 48,800

Justin McManus '11 (SFA, ED) '13 MM, right, director of athletic bands, gestures during UConn Marching Band practice at the band field on Aug. 22, 2023.

UConn Marching Band Welcomes Back One of Its Own as New Director

Justin McManus has come full circle, from marching band member to marching band director

First-year students moving stuff into res halls

Welcome Back! What to Know About Returning to UConn for Fall 2023

The fall 2023 semester officially starts when classes reconvene on Monday, Aug. 28, at Storrs and the regional campuses in Hartford, Stamford, Avery Point, and Waterbury

An illustration depicting a doctor's stethoscope as seen through a transparent pane of glass.

Keeping Sports From Becoming a Dangerous Game

While others consider lowering return-to-play threshold for athletes with genetic heart disease, UConn is holding to its high standard

The value of UConn’s research in driving economic development and transforming lives was highlighted Friday in an event led by the National Science Foundation, which supports many of the University’s most critical projects through significant grant funding.

Regional Campuses Preparing for Fall 2023 With Many New Offerings

The campuses are the dynamic academic home to more than 5,100 undergraduate students

A Growing Tribute: Garden Planted at Werth Tower in Memory of UConn Student

The garden was a collaborative effort between various members of the University community, including students and faculty of Public Health House and the landscape architecture program

Eight students in cycling gear

UConn Medical, Dental Students Complete 18th X-Country Bike Tour

A record eight students carry on the UConn Health first-year summer tradition Coast to Coast for a Cause

William Aho, a UConn natural science professor emeritus and currently the oldest living UConn professor at 105 years old, poses for a photo in his home in Mansfield

‘I Often Feel Lucky’: UConn Retiree William Aho, 105, Reflects on Poultry Science Legacy

'Being the chicken specialist took me around the world,' says UConn's oldest retiree

Students walking outside of Oak Hall.

UConn to Rename Oak Hall in Honor of President Emeritus Susan Herbst

Herbst presided over one of the most transformative periods in the history of the University

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