UConn Life

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

"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.

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

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

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Provost Lejuez Back In the Classroom

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.

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Not Your Typical Fall Semester

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

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

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

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Former Trustee Chairman Donates $1M to UConn

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.

Actors rehearse via Zoom for CRT's Fall production of "Men On Boats"

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

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

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’

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

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks in the Reading Room in William F. Starr Hall at the UConn School of Law in Hartford on March 12, 2004. At right is her former clerk, Paul Schiff Berman, who was then on the law school faculty and who moderated a question-and-answer session.

UConn Law Remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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