UConn Voices

An older woman's hand grasps a grab bar in a bathroom.

Finding Comfort at Home: New Website Logs Solutions to Everyday Problems for Disabled People and Their Caregivers

'If we only think of disabilities as this tragedy, we don’t also recognize that this is part of being a human being and this is part of how we make our world'

Pratt & Whitney Scholar, Jadon Gomez Stafford outside UConn School of Engineering.

Pratt & Whitney Scholar Comes Into His Own at UConn

'I have the opportunity to be myself here at UConn, to be the person I always wanted to be'

Professor Jon Bauer.

Federal Court Cites UConn Law Professor on Key Immigration Case

2nd Circuit appeals court cites Jon Bauer's work in overturning a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals

UConn students Robert Avena (left) and Sumeet Kadian (right) pose for a photo in front of the Hop River Trail tunnel in Bolton Notch State Park that runs under Interstate 384 in Bolton, CT

For Popular Trail, There’s Light at the End – and the Beginning, and the Middle – of the Tunnel

UConn students' Service Learning project will help make the Hop River Trail safer for the thousands of bikers and pedestrians who use it

UConn rising senior Hritish Bhargava poses with his VS1 rocket.

Rocket Science, Toothpaste, and Determination

Student combines engineering and entrepreneurship as he aims for the stars

Mike and Ashley Brannan at the annual KombuchaKon

Brother-Sister Huskies Bringing New Brew to Connecticut’s Shoreline

It’s fizzy! It’s fruity! It’s fermented! And it’s coming to the Connecticut shoreline this summer courtesy of two UConn alums and their personal love of kombucha

three books on a bookshelf

LGBTQ+ Collection Now at UConn Health Sciences Library

With a federal grant intended to amplify diverse voices, the library adds more than 60 titles focusing on the LGBTQ+ experience.

HDFS associate professor Laura Donorfio, center left, poses with her son, Adam, center right, and drag queens BeBe Zahara Benet, far left, and Jujubee during a taping of the TLC show “Dragnificent!,” which featured the mother/son pair.v

HDFS Professor Couples Drag Culture, Gerontology in Her Work

Laura Donorfio says the seemingly disparate topics complement each other well, and offer a chance to think about how aging is perceived across society

Marilynn "Lynn" Malerba '08 MPA, Chief of the Mohegan Tribe and newly appointed U.S. Treasurer.

Lynn Malerba ’08 MPA Named First Native American United States Treasurer

Malerba, who is also Chief of the Mohegan Tribe, says the advanced degree she earned at UConn has helped her career in public service

Group making polymer spaghetti

“By Us, For Us”: First Queer Science Conference Creates Connections

Forty-three high school students and 13 members of the UConn community came together to celebrate science – and themselves – in the first Queer Science Conference