UConn Life

Home for the Holidays

December 3, 2020

This year, many of us can only be together in spirit – but that spirit is strong. UConn Pride brings us together, wherever we happen to be.

A Thanksgiving Treat

November 26, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving, UConn Nation! UConn Dairy Bar’s popular turkey dinner ice cream pie is a deliciously unique way to cap off a Thanksgiving meal.

Thank You, UConn

November 20, 2020

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.

Journaling Project Makes The Pandemic Personal

November 16, 2020

All types of people have kept journals and diaries for years. Unfortunately, most of them get lost in history, unless fame and fortune come the writer’s way. The Pandemic Journaling Project is designed to make sure that does not happen to people’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘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.