UConn Life

UConn Nation Stands Behind Breast Cancer Survivors at Women’s Basketball Play4Kay Game

The annual Play4Kay game on Jan. 29 honored breast cancer survivors, families, doctors and staff from the UConn Health Breast Cancer Program

Joe Blaine, Spencer Mason, Luis Rivera, Paxton Mallard and Leo Lavigne pose for a photo outside the Facilities Operations Building

Facilities Operations Programs Develop Full-Time Employees

UConn’s Facilities Operations employees are working behind the scenes to support everything that happens at the University

A photo from 1947 showing four men standing in front of a sapling tree, a "grandson" of the fabled Charter Oak.

UConn Library’s Connecticut Digital Archive Receives Connecticut Humanities Partnership Grant to Build Local Histories

'My Town, My Story' will help CT public libraries build digital collections of local history and memory

From left, 2023-24 American Sign Language (ASL) Community Housing Coordinator Vivian London, 2022-23 ASL Community Housing Coordinator Lauren Gobler and Watson Hall Resident Assistant Teanna Minott have a conversation in ASL outside of Watson Hall—the current home of UConn’s ASL Community Housing.

Signs of the Times: New Housing Option Connects Students through American Sign Language

'It’s just great to expose yourself to more than what the textbook is showing you'

Group portrait, Project SEARCH Class of 2023

Project SEARCH Removes Obstacles to Employment

UConn Health continues to be a leader in preparing adults with disabilities for the workforce

Catherine Masud, Laurel Pehmoeller, Heejoo Kim, Sam Olschan, James Coltrain, Heather Elliott-Famularo, Kerry Smith, Michael Toomey, and Tanju Özdemir pose for a photo during the 2022 Digital Media and Design Faculty Exhibition opening reception at the William Benton Museum of Art

Let’s Get Digital: Benton Exhibition Showcases Digital Media & Design Faculty’s Artistry

From documentary film to motion design boards, exhibition shows off diversity of faculty expertise

Coworking space, office and sharing desk in corporate workplace. Diversity, efficiency and modern working environment for inclusive company. Start up and motion blur of fast and busy employees.

UConn Center Sets Sights on Improving Employment Outcomes for Neurodivergent Graduates

Helping companies create a culture of inclusivity - and success - for neurodivergent workers

Gov. Wilbur Cross, center, signs the bill that made Connecticut Agricultural College the Connecticut State College in 1933.

A Connecticut Classic: The 1936 Thanksgiving Proclamation of Wilbur Cross

Gov. Wilbur Cross - who played a crucial role in UConn history - was known for his eloquent Thanksgiving proclamations

From left, campus director Dr. Jennifer Orlikoff, Husky Harvest student workers Djanne Martinez and Eden Davies, professor Laura Bunyan, and operations worker Rosa Rizzo pose for photo in the “Husky Harvest” food pantry at UConn Stamford

Husky Harvest Aims to Help Regional Campuses with Food Insecurity

Students, faculty, community groups, merchants, and others join together to address growing need

Students from the Stonington High School marching band rehearse with members of the UConn marching band during one of UCMB’s high school band clinics

UCMB Leaders Help High School Marching Bands ‘Look Great, Sound Great’

Make Your Own Band Day brings lessons of performance and camaraderie to high schools across Connecticut