Student life

A dental resident in PPE assists a young patient at the UConn School of Dental Medicine clinic in West Hartford.

Dental School During a Pandemic: UConn Students Reflect on Challenging Year

Although the pandemic has changed the way students at the UConn School of Medicine do their work, it hasn't changed the fundamentals of patient care and learning at the heart of dental education.

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Thank You, UConn

Unprecedented challenges call for unprecedented perseverance, and in the Fall of 2020, that’s what characterized UConn Nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UConn Magazine: Who Is the Class of 2024?

UConn’s Class of 2024 is like no other. There’s a lot they didn’t get to do, but let’s take a look at who they are as a group and what, as individuals, they’ve already done and — undaunted — still plan to do.

Paul Gilson, director and assistant professor of in residence of finance at the Graduate Business Learning Center in Hartford on Aug. 13, 2019. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Coveted Class: Financial Services

Since 2016, Paul Gilson also has been a faculty mentor to the Student Managed Fund, the nearly $6 million investment portfolio managed by undergraduate and graduate students.

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Every Day is Halloween for UConn Horror Club

Liam Thomas '20 (CLAS) explains how his love of all things horror grew into a full-fledged student organization at UConn.

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The Legends of North Campus

For decades at UConn, if you asked directions to the North Campus dormitories, you would most likely be met with a puzzled expression.

Student Perspective: Berk Alpay Thinks AI Could “Change Everything”

When Berk Alpay ’21 (ENG, CLAS) mentions the future, he’s not talking about what he’s going to have for dinner (Hint: Chang’s Garden on Route 195 has been a favorite since he was a kid.) or what courses he’d like to take next semester. Not even what his plans are for after he graduates with a dual […]

This Student is a Tough Competitor. Heard of Her Sport?

UConn junior Laura Sofía Bedoya, of East Haven, Connecticut, is a forward and vice captain of the 15-member USA Women Underwater Rugby Team.

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Business is Booming at New Student Recreation Center

The early numbers are in, and UConn's new Student Recreation Center is already a success story.

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Meet the Researcher: Chelsea Garcia ’20, Nutritional Sciences

“I want to continue to do research and relay those findings to the public with the hopes of having a positive impact,” says Chelsea Garcia '20 (CAHNR).