UConn Voices

Vern Granger, director of undergraduate admissions, speaks during the Convocation ceremony on the Student Union Mall on Aug. 23, 2019.

UConn Admissions Director Vern Granger Tapped to Lead National Professional Association

In each of the undergraduate admissions cycles during which Granger has been director, the University has attracted record numbers of students of color as part of the incoming classes

A magnolia tree blossoming outside the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture, where a new program for Native students will be launched.

New CAHNR Program Provides Scholarships, Support for Native Students

A new initiative provides Native students with financial, cultural, and academic support to make college more accessible

Brunna Louzada '22 (SFA), left, and Kate Gavilanes '22 (CLAS) paint a banner for the the homecoming parade at the Puerto Rican / Latin American Cultural Center on Oct. 1, 2021.

National Hispanic Heritage Month Puts Focus on Latinx Experience at UConn

The Latinx community at UConn is supported by a number of different entities, all of them working closer than ever to provide one solid support network

Muireann Nic Corcrain is a Fulbright Scholar from Ireland Teaching the Irish language at UConn.

An Bhfuil Gaeilge Agat?: Fulbright Scholar Helps Bring Irish Language and Culture to UConn

Muireann Nic Corcráin is spending the year at UConn teaching the Irish language - and spreading the culture of the Emerald Isle.

Conquering a Curse: A Student’s UConn Success Story – that Almost Wasn’t

'Every day I’d wake up and be like, is this one step closer to not being able to finish?'

UConn Stamford Professor, Human Rights Filmmaker Wins Emmy Award

Oscar Guerra says the multidisciplinary partnerships at UConn expand the reach and depth of his work

A first edition of the book "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral", by Phillis Wheatley. UConn historian Cornelia Dayton has unearthed documents that offer valuable insight into the poet's life.

History Professor Uncovers Missing Parts of a Prominent Life

Much has been learned about the later years of poet Phillis Wheatley Peters - thanks to Cornelia Dayton

Diverse group of business people meeting in office lobby with focus on young woman in wheelchair sharing ideas.

‘Propelling Change Forward’: School of Business’ Equity Series Tackles Compelling Workplace Topics

This year's Equity Now series will focus on racial and gender equity, voter disenfranchisement, and workplace privacy violations

A one-room segregated schoolhouse in Georgia in 1941. Funding disparities that date from the Jim Crow era still affect predominantly Black schools today.

How Reparations Can Be Paid Through School Finance Reform

Schools in predominantly Black communities receive less funding, even though Black homeowners pay higher tax rates

The exterior of the Werth Tower building at dusk. David Bruno, resident venture builder at the Werth Institute, helps students become entrepreneurs.

Flash Cards and Food – Werth Institute’s F3 Entrepreneurs Launch Diverse Ventures in First Year of New Program

'At UConn, we are building the most accessible and inclusive entrepreneurial community'