Alumni

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

Smiling woman

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.

Views of campus with foggy weather. (Tom Rettig/UConn Photo)

UConn Foundation Achieves Third Consecutive Record-Breaking Year for Fundraising

Donors Give $115 Million to Support UConn Students, Researchers, Faculty, and Patients

An aerial view of UConn Field Hockey playing against Rutgers.

UConn Honors Trailblazing, Championship-Winning Field Hockey Coaches

The names of Diane Wright and Nancy Stevens will adorn two prominent campus locations in recognition of their towering contributions to UConn and their sport

The "Goose of Cairo" sits prominently among the work on display in the 'Swing into Action: Maurice Sendak and the World of Puppetry' exhibition at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Storrs as attendees walk around the exhibition during the opening event on July 7, 2022.

Where the Wild Puppets Are: Maurice Sendak Creations Land at Ballard

'Sendak was interested in puppetry, even though he was not a puppeteer himself. As a visual artist, he was intrigued by images, gestures, choreography, and story'