UConn Voices

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'

From left to right: graduate students Brenda Milla, Maggie Khuu, and Jaseph Soto Perez, with Professor Dan Mulkey (Photo courtesy of Andre Jang).

Funding Graduate Students with Good Ideas Pays Off

Prestigious research grants help students devote themselves to exploring their theories

Sustainability, Community, and Food – Theory Meets Action for UConn Undergrads

Where 'learning by doing' means baking bread, growing vegetables, and working for justice

A new website created by UConn faculty and students aims to help Connecticut history teachers prepare lessons on Black and Latinx history that has often been neglected in the past, like the 1921 Tulsa Massacre commemorated by this statue.

New Website Developed By Neag School Will Assist High School History Teachers

Connecticut is the first state to mandate that all of its high schools offer an elective class on Black and Latinx history and this website will provide resources

A Message from Interim President Dr. Agwunobi on Suicide Awareness and Prevention

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Hear from campus leaders on some of the changes coming to our mental health services this year

UConn Student Entrepreneur Sells her ‘QueenBee’ Supplement at Newest CT Whole Foods Market  

Sophomore Raina Jain's company is one of five startups participating in the Wolff New Venture Competition this fall

Senior Named Social Justice Fellow by Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation

'We have found the very best young leaders who embody and will inspire others to follow Dr. King’s principles of democracy, justice, hope and love'