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Luke Anderson

Meet undergraduate Luke Anderson

Many students face a challenge at UConn trying to balance academics with their social lives and involvement in interests outside the classroom. Luke Anderson encounters this, as well. However, Anderson seemingly has more activities to coordinate. For example, he is a University Scholar, working toward dual degrees in nutritional sciences and anthropology with a minor […]

Student Profile: Andrew Vilcinskas – Keeping (His) Life in Balance

Being in the Pharm. D. program presents challenges for all students. Here's a story of one student who has confronted a unique challenge while managing to keep his life in balance.

A close-up of a worker holding a yellow hardhat at his side

Occupational Illnesses in Connecticut Decrease

The most recent data available indicate workplace-related illnesses have gone down in Connecticut, according to UConn Health experts.

USG President Priyanka Thakkar '20 (BUS) and President Tom Katsouleas cut the ribbon to open the new Student Recreation Center. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

With the Snip of a Ribbon, the Student Recreation Center Opens

The new center on Hillside Road officially opened Aug. 26 at 6 a.m., the morning after a ribbon cutting ceremony led by President Tom Katsouleas.

UConn’s Class of 2023 includes more than 5,400 incoming freshmen, about 77% of whom live in Connecticut, including (L to R): Heri Mulungula of New Haven, Julia Lawler of Ridgefield, Sarah Ibrahim of Coventry, and Areez Rahim of Avon. (Stephanie Reitz/UConn Photo)

UConn’s Freshmen Bring Talent, Ambition, and Unprecedented Diversity

First-year students bring with them a wealth of talent and aspirations. Here is all you need to know about the Class of 2023.

Freshly harvested summer vegetables sit on a wooden bench

UConn Helps New Farmers ‘Bridge the Gap’

UConn Extension offers a range of innovative programs to help new farmers get established.

Lauren Blackman (Tanya), center, and the ensemble of Mamma Mia! (Gerry Goodstein for UConn)

CRT’s ‘Mamma Mia!’ Filled with Heart and Hit Songs

The Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s Nutmeg Summer Series will open June 6 with the musical 'Mamma Mia!' – featuring songs by the Swedish pop/dance group ABBA.

Charles Davis, a graduate student in psychology, shows an axial image of the brain to the group of local high school students. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Expanding Minds: Brain Imaging at UConn

The Brain Imaging Research Center disseminates scientific knowledge to the general public, including a high school class, which toured the facility last week.

UConn’s beloved 'swing tree' beside Mirror Lake, now reaching the twilight of its natural life, will live on through dozens of healthy seedlings that are being nurtured by horticulture professor Mark Brand at the Floriculture Greenhouse. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Dozens of Seedlings Thriving as Iconic ‘Swing Tree’ Descendants

UConn’s beloved 'swing tree' beside Mirror Lake, now reaching the twilight of its natural life, will live on through dozens of healthy seedlings that are being nurtured in a campus greenhouse.

Gauri Kumhar, 7, receives an award for her invention regarding reusable and edible rice bowls. (Lucas Voghell ’20 (CLAS)/UConn Photo)

Young Inventors Converge on Campus

Nearly 300 youths brought their best ideas to Gampel Pavilion on Saturday, to vie in the 36th annual Connecticut Invention Convention.