Alumni

An older woman eats a meager meal alone.

Gray Divorce Puts Women at Greater Risk of Food Insecurity

American women who divorce after 50 have an increased likelihood of experience food insecurity, according to new UConn research

Asher Coello '23 (CLAS), a member of the first RaMP cohort at UConn, is studying genetic novelty in the giant milkweed bug for the individualized section of the NSF-supported program.

After Graduating Without Lab Experience, UConn RaMP Scholars Publish First-of-its Kind Scorpion Genome

'This is maybe an exaggeration, but it feels like kind of a last chance to hook people into the STEM pipeline'

A screen shot of the NavGenie app.

Iranian Pair Designing App to Help International Students Navigate New Campus, New Life

NavGenie was born from personal experience with adjusting to life at UConn

UConn Law Library viewed through Middle Path sculpture

UConn Law Grad’s Gift Helps Law Students Explore Summer Fellowships

Dennis Mayer '80 says he wanted to meaningfully contribute to the law school because it not only helped him pivot in his career but has a broad, positive impact on the state.

Three executives from Insurity on stage, presenting at a leadership conference.

Meeting the Team: Insurity Offers Unfettered Access to C-Suite

Leadership series allowed students to ask probing questions, gain behind-the-scenes knowledge

Nancy Kirkiles-Smith ’85 (CLAS) ’96 (CAHNR)

CAHNR Alum Nancy Kirkiles-Smith Rediscovers Passion for Nutrition with Weekend Kitchen

Combining her knowledge of immunology and nutrition, Nancy Kirkiles-Smith helps people see that living by the adage "you are what you eat" can also be a lot of fun

Students and UConn Extension faculty work at planting a rain garden next to the Dairy Bar.

Tending Your Garden: New Rain Garden Installation Offers Lessons in Local Impact

'This is really what it's about – the students learning an actual real-world thing that they can put their hands on, something that they can remember, and they can bring their families here and show them'

A hand holds up a sticker with the UConn Gives logo.

UConn Nation’s Generosity Leads to the Most Successful UConn Gives Yet

The nearly $800,000 raised will impact students, faculty, and staff across the University

Stuart Smith headshot

UConn Law Grad Starts Teaching Fellowship

Stuart F. Smith believes the fellowship is 'a way of creating a stronger, more nurturing, and more effective environment.'

George Schott

Alumnus George Schott: A Journey from Corporate Success to Classroom Impact

George Schott ’21 MA, a successful financial services executive, found himself nearing the end of a long career and decided to follow his passion of nurturing young minds by becoming a teacher