The Graduate School

Student-run Podcast Brings Research to Life

A team of UConn students launched the In Vivo podcast to to get to know the fascinating faculty, staff, and students who give UConn life.

Sameera Sansare Awarded Prestigious ISPE Scholarship

This graduate student combines intellect, inquisitiveness and sincerity in her research efforts -- and it's paying off!

Back to School: Largest Class Ever Arrives to UConn Health

This August, delivering on the promise of Bioscience Connecticut, the largest incoming class of medical and dental students ever arrived to UConn Health, plus 90 more graduate students.

Melissa Melough

Meet graduate student Melissa Melough

Melissa Melough has already accomplished much at such venerated institutions as Cornell University, Yale New Haven Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. The achievements continued when she came to UConn in the fall of 2015. On top of doing research, being a graduate assistant and writing a dissertation, she was married (in a castle), remodeled her […]

MBA student Don Pendagast (left) and MSBAPM student Chitra Reddy (right), were on a six person team dedicated to helping PCX Aerospace improve their critical data-collection systems. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Grad Students Help PCX Aero Go ‘Full Throttle’

This project was a perfect opportunity to help a Connecticut company and give students a chance to apply their analytical and project management skills.

Anna Puchkoff

Meet graduate student Anna Puchkoff

With an academic background in various environmental sciences and hands-on experience with ecosystems at Yosemite, Anna Puchkoff has learned a lot. However, she was drawn to UConn’s Department of Natural Resources and the Environment because she needed to answer some more of her scientific questions. Here is what she said about her life and UConn. […]

Serene woman meditating in yoga class. (Getty Images)

Study: Yoga Breathing and Relaxation Lower Blood Pressure

Yoga practice that emphasizes mental relaxation and breathing can have as much of a beneficial impact on high blood pressure as aerobic exercise, according to research by a UConn postdoc.

Alexis Trench

Meet graduate student Alexis Trench

An animal science graduate student, Alexis Trench, has a unique combination of interests in animal research, science education and mentoring women in STEM disciplines while leaving time for dancing and being outside with lambs on the farm. Here is what she says about her experiences at UConn.   Where did you study as an undergraduate? […]

The 2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program honorees. First row, from left to right: Chriss Sneed, Ph.D. student in sociology; Angela Kang ’19 (CLAS); Brianna McClure ’19 (CLAS); Kim Sawicki ’19 (CAHNR). Second row, from left to right: Sahil Laul ’19 (CLAS); Dhruv Shah ’19 (CLAS); Omar Taweh ’19 (CLAS). (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

UConn Students and Alumni Honored by Fulbright Program

The Fulbright student recipients were awarded grants to travel for study and research in South Korea, Guatemala, Turkey, the E.U., India, Brazil, and Jordan.

Anand Gupta in the lab

Anand Gupta Cited for Cost-Saving Process in Cancer Treatment

The New Jersey Pharmaceutical Association for Science and Technology (NJPhAST), and its corporate sponsors recently awarded Ph.D. candidate and graduate research assistant Ãnand Gupta with a 2019 Student Scholarship in recognition of his research. It is the first time a UConn student has received this award. The annual scholarship is highly competitive and an important part of […]