Alumni

Artist's rendering of the Toscano Family Ice Hockey Arena, currently under construction.

UConn Will Name New Hockey Arena the Toscano Family Ice Forum

State-of-the-art facility expected to host first events in early 2023

A nurse smiling at a small child.

‘It Shouldn’t Have to Be So Hard’: UConn Team Creates Software to Revolutionize Nursing Clinical Scheduling

Bringing innovation to a field where spreadsheets and paper still dominate

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Alum Patricia Jepson Prioritizes Human Connection, Achieving Excellence and Impact Through 40-Year Career

Throughout her career, Patricia Jepson worked to promote excellence and diversity in UConn’s agricultural education programs – a commitment she maintains even now

Lynita Reid and her daughter Kaitlyn outside the UConn Stamford campus building

What It’s Like to be a 40-year-old First-year Student

'It’s never too late to go back. You never know what you’re capable of until you try'

Lactation Innovations, a startup launched by UConn alumnae, aims to ease mothers' concerns over breastfeeding (Photo courtesy of Lactation Innovations).

UConn Startup Uses Tech To Ensure Breastfed Babies Thrive

Alum-founded company has been selected for the prestigious Wolff New Venture Competition

Smiling group of marathon runners

Belonging Runs Deep Among Physical Therapy Students, Faculty, and Staff

Jacob Notinger's marathon experience highlights community, not competition, in the DPT program

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Statins Provide Protective Immune Benefits for Females, Nutritional Scientist Finds

Statins, commonly prescribed lipid-lowering drugs, provide a protective immune function in females according to new UConn research

Jack Henry, one of the artists whose work is included in the Open Air Art Exhibition at UConn Avery Point, writes on one of the orbs included in the “For There is Always Light” portion of the exhibition during the opening reception on July 14, 2022. (Sydney Herdle/UConn Photo).

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Open Air 2022 Intends to Spark Conversation at Avery Point

Gun violence, environmental catastrophe among the themes explored by artists in diverse exhibition of artworks

Andréa Nunes standing at the UConn School of Law campus.

Law School Alum Pursues Passion for Aiding Immigrants

From the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic to a prestigious legal fellowship in New York City

Noam Watt

My First-Hand Account of Covering the Maccabiah in Israel

As an undergraduate student at UConn, Noam Watt reported from Gampel Pavilion, Rentschler Field, Elliot Ballpark, and numerous road venues, including Clemson University. He added a new location to his reporting journey this summer: Israel. Watt spent July covering the United States Delegation in the 21st Maccabiah. The Maccabiah, frequently referred to as the Jewish Olympics, is the 3rd largest sporting event in the world.