UConn Life

Political Science major Vanessa Lovelace, 1st place (and People's Choice winner) presenting her topic: Genealogies of Liberty: An Embodied Black Freedom Trail.

The Three-Minute Thesis

Summarizing years of study in just three minutes isn’t easy, but it’s a challenge some UConn graduate students tackled recently.

Many local and state dignitaries attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Student Center at the Avery Point Campus. Shown above (l to r) are State Senator Andrea Stillman, President of the Associated Student Government at Avery Point Ronald Tardiff, State Senator Andrew Maynard, UConn President Susan Herbst, Campus Director Michael Alfultis, and State Representative Elissa Wright. (Jeff Gonci/UConn Photo)

UConn Marks Opening of Avery Point’s New Student Center

A new student center at Avery Point adds a variety of new and expanded features to the campus environment.

UConn is Sierra Club’s No. 1 ‘Coolest School’

UConn has won the top spot in 'Sierra' magazine’s nationwide rankings for efforts to encourage sustainability, green technology, and environmental stewardship.

Dr. Gus Mazzocca

Chair Named for Orthopaedic Surgery and New England Musculoskeletal Institute

Dr. Augustus Mazzocca is an internationally recognized expert in shoulder and elbow surgery and a graduate of UConn’s medical school and orthopaedic surgery residency program.

Aimee Morey-Oppenheim, assistant professor of chemistry in residence, lectures at the Chemistry Building on July 8, 2013. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Summer Classes More Popular Than Ever

Summer courses help students graduate early, enjoy small classes, satisfy prerequisites, or focus on challenging material.

Francelia Butler in her office at UConn sometime in the mid-1980s.(Photo courtesy of Francelia Butler Papers, University Archives & Special Collections)

From ‘Kiddie Lit’ to Children’s Literature: The Autobiography of Francelia Butler

The autobiography of Butler, who initiated the serious study of children's literature at UConn, is being published posthumously this month.

Ragini Phansalkar (CLAS & ENGR ’14) dual-degree student majoring in computer science and biology with Nicholas Gallo (CLAS ’14) majoring in physiology and neurobiology with minors in mathematics and molecular and cell biology on April 8, 2013. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Science Students Win National Goldwater Scholarship, Honorable Mention

Ragini Phansalkar '14 (CLAS & ENG) has won a national Goldwater Scholarship, and Nicholas Gallo '14 (CLAS) earned an honorable mention for the prize.

Professors Blakeslee and Lamson and the 1909 summer school class at the Connecticut Agricultural College. (University Photograph Collection, Archives & Special Collections, UConn Libraries)

More Than 100 Years of Summer Session

Warm-weather classes are a well-established tradition at UConn.

UConn Student Wins National Goldwater Scholarship

Molecular and cell biology major Anna Green, of Storrs, Conn., won the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship during her junior year at UConn.

Photo of a light bulb in a plant pot with the UConn logo representing going green.

UConn Earns Top Score in Third Annual GreenMetric World Ranking

The University scored particularly high in the education category, which includes sustainability courses, research, and outreach.