Alumni

Catherine Pomposi at the U.S. Capitol Building.

UConn Alum Shapes U.S. Climate Policy

By staying curious and saying yes to opportunities, Catherine Pomposi ’10 (CLAS) translated her degree in statistics and environmental analysis into a Ph.D. in climate science and a career on Capitol Hill.

Volunteers help with Operation Community Impact, a UConn Extension program that assists Connecticut dairy farmers and food pantries (Contributed photo).

UConn Extension Cares for Community in Ways Both Obvious and Little-Known

UConn is part of all 169 Connecticut towns and cities, thanks to Extension

Smiling woman in wetlands

The Goldilocks Effect: Adding the Right Amount of Sediment to Salt Marshes Keeps Coastlines Afloat

According to a new UConn study, adding just the right amount of sediment to the surface of a Connecticut salt marsh protects coastlines in the face of rapid sea level rise

The UConn Foundation on October 8, 2020.

The Business of Human Rights

'Laura has been a champion of business in human rights not only within individual companies but also globally through her participation in policymaking at the highest levels'

A generous donation will help Master Gardeners at Auerfarm in Bloomfield grow more healthy food for Foodshare clients.

Gift Helps UConn Master Gardeners Support Foodshare

An anonymous donor's gift will help volunteers provide healthy food to needy families

Redeveloped orchard land that did not have contaminated soils. Higgins says historic aerial photos showed that the trees were not planted until around 1970, which was after lead arsenate pesticides fell out of style.

Arsenic in Connecticut Wells May be a Legacy of Past Pesticide Use on Orchards

Poisons can linger in the ecosystem decades after they were last applied

A group of graduates pose for a photo

School of Nursing Celebrates 132 Certificate Entry Into Nursing Program Graduates

The one-year accelerated program is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in another field, but wish to pursue a career in nursing

Effie Ioannidou showing two females her computer screen

UConn Researcher Named Vice President of the American Association for Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research

UConn School of Dental Medicine professor and research director will help lead a prestigious national dental organization that connects the scientific community of professionals who champion research that contributes to overall health and well-being.

Researchers test a laser in the lab of Material and Engineering Professor Volkan Ortalan. He is one of eight faculty members, 17 graduate students, and one research scientist conducting new projects through UConn’s new $4.7 million contract for the third phase of its aerospace partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (Gideon Silfe/UConn Digital Media and Design).

UConn’s Project Daedalus Focuses on Aerospace Electro-Optics in New $4.7 Million Contract

'This is UConn’s opportunity to define a new field of engineering and technology'

Clinton Lo-Lau

Clinton Lo-Lau’s Journey from UConn to TikTok

The UConn psychology alumnus discusses his current role at one of the world's most popular social media platforms and how his college experience shaped his life and career.