University News

UConn Health Leaders Win National Award

National Innovation Award Goes to UConn Health Leaders Program

UConn Health Leaders (UCHL) is the proud national winner of the Quality and Practice Innovation Award from the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM).

A view of the main building at UConn Hartford.

UConn Deepening Hartford Roots with Plans for Student Housing

The move is one of many in which UConn is working to deepen its ties with the capital city

Governor Launches Student Loan Repayment Program for Healthcare Providers

On May 20 Governor Ned Lamont announced that his administration is launching a new state program to address the healthcare workforce shortage in Connecticut’s health professional shortage areas.

A collage of Isaiah Harvey, Jakobi Samuels, and Samuel Agyei. Both Isaiah and Jakobi are holding awards from ScHOLARS House

ScHOLA2RS House Presents Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. Awards to Three Extraordinary Undergraduate Students

UConn’s ScHOLA2RS House is a Learning Community program dedicated to support the scholastic efforts of male students who identify as African American/Black.

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin of UConn Inducted at the Plastics Hall of Fame Ceremony

Laurencin made breakthroughs using polymeric materials in medical devices, biologics, and pharmaceuticals.

Graduates toss their caps into the air.

Wisdom for Graduates: ‘No One’s Gifts Are Worth Throwing Away’

Advice, encouragement, and perspective from UConn's 2024 commencement ceremonies

Norah Berrah, professor of physics.

Physics Professor Nora Berrah Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Berrah is the seventh member of the UConn community to be elected to the selective national organization that works to advise the nation on issues relating to science and technology

Cynthia Webster and Charlotte Chen, recipients of prestigious NSF awards.

UConn Students Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

The program supports outstanding students in NSF-supported disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees

The Collaboratory for Biomedical and Bioengineering Innovation opened April 2 with a symposium and poster session.

College of Engineering Launches New Collaboratory for Biomedical and Bioengineering Innovation

Biomedical and bioengineering researchers at UConn and UConn Health will work together to invent, develop, and establish new interdisciplinary collaborations outside their existing research networks

A graduate holds their diploma cover above their head

2024 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

Speakers from a broad range of fields and backgrounds will share their wisdom with UConn's Class of 2024