UConn Life

‘The Great Derangement,’ Novelist Ghosh’s Meditation on Climate Change, is 2020-21 UConn Reads Selection

October 20, 2020

“The Great Derangement,” a meditation on society’s response to climate change, has been selected as the UConn Reads text for the 2020-21 academic year.

Campus Welcomes a New Garden to Foster Connection in Memory of the Late ‘Swing Tree’

October 15, 2020

A new garden overlooking Swan Lake serves both to memorialize the beloved “swing tree” and to foster conversations among the UConn community.

Provost Lejuez Back In the Classroom

October 13, 2020

Provost Carl Lejuez is not only tackling the considerable administrative responsibilities of his post – he’s also back in the classroom, teaching undergraduates this semester.

Not Your Typical Fall Semester

October 13, 2020

UConn’s students, faculty, and staff are meeting the challenge of a semester no one could have expected.

Student-Launched Platform Supporting Mental Well-Being with Positive Messages from Peers

October 12, 2020

Two UConn students have launched a social app they hope will make college students around the country feel more connected and supported.

Former Trustee Chairman Donates $1M to UConn

October 8, 2020

John W. Rowe, former chairman of the UConn Board of Trustees, has stepped up to help students facing financial troubles as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Fall Season Goes Live Online with ‘Men on Boats’

October 8, 2020

The Connecticut Repertory Theatre is adjusting to the pandemic by presenting the start of its Fall season online, with two plays available to watch via Zoom.

Brave Space: Kelly Ha

October 7, 2020

Master’s of Social Work student Kelly Ha talks about her experiences as an Asian-American student in this first installment of the Brave Space podcast series.

Two Months From Graduation, Xavier Cole ’20 (BUS) Says: ‘Make Excuses, Or Make It Happen’

October 1, 2020

Xavier Cole ’20 (BUS), primed for graduation in December, has overcome obstacles in life that would have been the undoing of most people.

UConn Law Remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 22, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made two memorable visits to the UConn School of Law during her remarkable career.

Graduate Storrs Open For Business As New Campus Hotel

September 17, 2020

The Graduate Storrs hotel opened for business on September 12 and is located in the former Nathan Hale Inn, but the property has a brand-new look to it.