UConn Voices

Researchers have crafted a series of recommendations for behavioral weight loss interventions to address the unmet needs of Black people with obesity.

COVID-19 and Obesity Disparities for Black Communities

A new study provides recommendations for behavioral weight loss interventions to address the unmet needs of Black people with obesity

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'

Manisha Sinha, the James L. and Shirley A. Draper Chair in American History. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

History Professor Manisha Sinha Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Sinha is working on an expansive examination of the post-Civil War period known as Reconstruction

Students at the 2021 commencement ceremony donning green first-generation cords

First-Generation Students Now Have Special Commencement Tradition

Green cords symbolize overcoming the distinctive challenges faced by students who are the first in their families to pursue higher education

Male student in dining hall

Eat Local: Raising Awareness of Local Food Sourcing in UConn Dining Halls

UConn senior Matt Chen is using his research experience to highlight UConn’s success in local food procurement

David Crowe, a US Army veteran who will speak at the School of Business commencement ceremony, stands in front of the School of Business on the Storrs campus.

Student Commencement Speaker Promised Himself: ‘If I Get Out of Here, I’m Going to Get My Degree’

From combat in Syria to sunrise on Horsebarn Hill

Kaelynne Hernandez '22 (SFA), left, and Ashante Kindle '22 MFA talk about Kindle's art installation at the William Benton Museum of Art recently. The 2022 Studio Art and Digital Media and Design Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will be on display through May 8. (Kimberly Phillips/UConn Today)

Spring Art Shows Put Graduating Students’ Work on Display

From the everyday to the celestial, students find inspiration for art in many sources

Aerial shot of UConn from Rte. 195, looking west.

UConn’s Abrahamic Programs Build on Efforts Toward Peace, Regional Integration in Middle East and North Africa

The non-denominational initiative builds on the intellectual foundations of Abrahamic thought and the Middle East and North African region’s three monotheistic faiths – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

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

DCF Commissioner Vannessa Dorantes, Gianella Gutierrez BSW 22, Virgen Guadarrama BSW 22, and School of Social Work Dean Nina Rovinelli Heller. The students delivered their poster presentations this spring at DCF.

Social Work Program Puts Students on Track to Serve Latinx/a/o Families in Connecticut

As the need for bilingual social workers grows, the UConn School of Social Work's new program aims to meet that need