UConn Life

Sights and scenes during the School of Engineering's Commencement ceremony in Gampel Pavilion

2023 Commencement at a Glance

This weekend, students in full regalia gathered with their classmates and processed together to Gampel Pavilion and the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts to hear their names called as they join the great community of graduates stretching all the way back to 1883

Drone views of the UConn entryway sign lit green for Earth Day. March 16, 2022.

Celebrating UConn’s Class of 2023

A class full of passion, ambition, and hope

Andrea Li ’22 (BUS) and Nick Boston

CLAS Connections: Nick Boston and Andrea Li ’22 (BUS)

Five heartfelt minutes with Nick Boston, educational program administrator in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and his former student worker Andrea Li ’22 (BUS)

UConn student working in the greenhouse at the Spring Valley Farm

‘A Home and a Community’ on UConn’s Student Farm

Each year, a group of students lives on UConn’s Spring Valley Student Farm where they work together to tend crops, build community, and foster their own personal growth

Aerial (drone) view of the large letter UConn Sign on Oct. 15, 2019.

Students’ Access, Satisfaction with UConn Mental Health Services Significantly Improved Since Task Force’s Launch

'A caring community is the foundation for student success'

Upcoming UConn graduate J. Wierski, a maritime studies major from UConn Avery Point, accepts a Rainbow Center graduation stole from Michael Vidal, director of diversity and inclusion initiatives, during the Rainbow Center's Lavender Graduation ceremony

Lavender Graduation Marks Students’ Accomplishments, Perseverance

'It’s like we’re being planted and over the years we’ve grown'

Graduating Senior Prioritizes Fight Against Food Insecurity in USG Advocacy Position

'In college, there’s this culture of "eat ramen and get through it, eat cheap food, and that’s part of college." It really isn’t'

UConn Alumni Sarasota Picnic Celebrates 50th Anniversary

What started as an informal gathering of UConn Extension staff is now the longest-running alumni gathering in UConn’s history

Upcoming UConn graduates Amy and Kenni Zipf pose for a photo in the Widmer Wing of Storrs Hall

Mother and Daughter Soon-to-Be Graduates Pursue Passions for Research and Art

'I'm already coming up with the Instagram caption. It's going to be something, like, "Yeah, I might have graduated college, but my mom got a Ph.D."'

Class tree of 1895 in full bloom on the Great Lawn

Class Tree Project Expanding as UConn Again Earns ‘Tree Campus USA’ Honor

The annual event, in which students plant a tree for that year’s graduating class, is being expanded to include trees for UConn’s junior, sophomore, and first-year classes