UConn Life

Michael Rodriguez sits on the steps of the Wilbur Cross Building on April 7, 2022.

The Wiki Writer

The UConn Library's Michael Rodriguez keeps the world up to date on scores of topics from the University and the state

Nicholas Xenophontos ’23 (CLAS) reads his prize-winning essay on the meaning of America

In Defining ‘America,’ Students Critique, Criticize, and Warn of What Is and Could Be

'If people value democracy, trust each other and the democratic process, they will build a better nation'

Close up of a UConn-decorated mortarboard

2022 Commencement at a Glance

Students in full regalia gathered with their classmates and processed together to hear their names called as they join the great community of graduates stretching all the way back to 1883.

A black and white photo from the 1980s of UConn police officers standing in a line outside at night.

UConn Marks 50 Years Since its Security Division Officially Became UConn Police Department

A dynamic modern department that evolved from humble origins as campus 'watchmen'

Herald trumpeters announce the faculty procession during the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Commencement ceremony on May 7, 2017.

Fanfare for Graduates: UConn Herald Trumpeters Return to Commencement

After two years of silence, this is music to our ears

Urvi Kaul, Tony Edgington, Raul Flamenco, Swapna Subramanian - UConn's NSF Scholars - on the steps of Wilbur Cross

Five Students Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

The oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the NSF-GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding students in NSF-supported disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.

Wilbur Cross on a fall day on Oct. 15, 2019.

Celebrating UConn’s Class of 2022

A class full of dynamism, innovation, and passion

Husband and wife wearing scrubs and masks.

Husband and Wife Nurses to Walk the School of Nursing Commencement Stage Together

Jill Alsgaard '20 MS and Trung Le '13 (NUR) met while working at UConn Health and are both graduating from the School's master's program

Kyle Muncy '92 (CLAS) '22 MS, director of brand partnerships and trademark management, left, and his daughter Taylor Muncy '19 (CLAS) '22 MBA, wear their caps and gowns while standing next to the Jonathan the Husky statue on April 11, 2022.

Dad and Daughter Huskies Ready to Walk the Gampel Stage – Together

'They say the best-laid plans are not planned at all, and we didn't plan it'

A picture of UConn Stamford at night, with cars driving by, leaving streaks of light behind them.

Pop-Up Food Pantry at UConn Stamford Aims to Curb Food Insecurity

A class project that's making a dent in the problem of hunger