Two puppet characters discuss a paper sack filled with bananas in front of a colorful painted kitchen background in this video still from Feel Your Best Self's "Be a Kind Helper."

Pioneering Puppet Project ‘Feel Your Best Self’ Coming to More Screens Near You

The celebrated program, which uses puppets to help kids and their caregivers explore emotion-coping strategies with a free toolkit, has extended a license to New York's THIRTEEN public broadcasting channel

Sona Tatoyan, who's been in residence at UConn the last two weeks workshopping her multimedia puppetry show "Azad," holds her great-great-grandfather’s Karagöz puppets

Northeast Human Rights Film Festival to Showcase Documentaries, Rally Audiences to Action

The inaugural film festival aims to connect filmmakers, human rights advocates, and community groups with the common goal of sustained, transformational impact

Senior digital media design student Giana Adragna poses for a photo in front of her project on display in the digital media and design program's "Limitless" BFA senior exhibition in the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts' gallery

Art, DMD Students Look to Formative Years For Inspiration Today

On-campus exhibitions showcase creativity and talent of graduating students

Noah Ciccimarro ’25 (SFA), left, and Lizi Shaul ’23 (SFA, CLAS) fine tune projections for their show, "Synesthesia," which will be performed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry.

Students Share the World of Color They See When Hearing Sound

'My passion is figuring out how to take what’s in a person’s head and put it on stage, whether through emotions or a physical thing'

The Westerlies, from left, Riley Mulherkar, Willem de Koch, Andy Clausen, and Chloe Rowlands

The Westerlies to Make UConn Debut with Concert, Masterclass Highlighting Music Entrepreneurship

Hard work and creativity pay off, not only in performance, but in preparation

Ethan Hanzlik looks at the “Feel Your Best Self Theme Song” music video featuring the song he wrote for the Feel Your Better Self program in his father’s office in the Music Building

Teenage Composer, Producer of Feel Your Best Self Theme Song: ‘It All Will Be OK’

The Mansfield 17-year-old's composition captures the dynamic of a multidisciplinary collaboration between the School of Fine Arts and the Neag School of Education

Members of Voices of Freedom practice some gospel tunes during the group’s rehearsal in the Music Building

Voices Rising: UConn’s Gospel Choir Finds Celebration in Sound

Born from the Civil Rights Movement, the Voices of Freedom choir has been raising spirits at UConn and beyond for over five decades

Items of impact from the life of Edwin Way Teale sit on display in the “Raid the Archive: Edwin Way Teale and New Works” exhibition in the William Benton Museum of Art

MFA Students Draw Inspiration from the Past to Create in the Present

'Raid the Archive' exhibition explores the life of naturalist Edwin Way Teale to inspire new works of art

Andre Rochester next to and in front of artwork

Introducing UConn Health’s New Art Curator

An artist himself, Andre Rochester likens UConn Health’s collection to ‘a mini museum’

“Don’t Fade Me Out” by artist Todd Gray hangs on display in the William Benton Museum of Art’s “Seeing Truth: Art, Science, Museums, and Making Knowledge” exhibition

Question Everything: Latest Benton Exhibition Asks ‘How Do We Know Things?’

New exhibition is part of the Humanities Institute's 'Future of Truth' project