University News

UConn Health Faculty and Students at the Inaugural Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Research Day

The University of Connecticut celebrated its first cross-campus TRHT Research Day.

Cheif Perez being inducted into the CT Firefighters Hall of Fame

UConn Fire Chief Inducted into Connecticut Firefighters Hall of Fame

'The fact that someone even thought to nominate me is just amazing on its own. I never would have dreamed of this, and I’m so grateful'

Drone photo of the Student Union Mall , Wilbur Cross, and sunset.

11 UConn Students Named Gilman Scholars

Gilman Scholars are required to complete a service project upon their return from studying abroad in their campus or home community, with the goal of sharing the value of participation in study abroad and promoting the scholarship to prospective students.

The Wilbur Cross Building on a sunny day.

UConn On-Campus Construction Update: June 2023

Several transformational projects are underway or about to start at UConn Storrs in June

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UConn, Yale Push Connecticut to Quantum Reality

The state’s two premiere research universities are answering NSF’s call to catalyze regional economic and societal well-being through technological innovation.

Views of campus with foggy weather. (Tom Rettig/UConn Photo)

Ten Named To Fulbright US Student Program For 2023-24

The program provides grants for individually designed study and research projects or for English teaching assistantships around the world

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Awarded Inaugural DEI Award of the Society for Biomaterials

Laurencin is recognized for promoting anti-racism and creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for historically excluded groups in the field of biomaterials.

Exterior views of the School of Social Work (SSW) in Hartford.

Laura Curran Named as Next Dean of UConn School of Social Work

'Dr. Curran demonstrates a clear understanding of the mission of our School of Social Work, with a commitment to social, racial, and economic justice and the improvement of human well-being'

A view of Mirror Lake on July 19, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn to Undertake Scaled-Back Improvements at Mirror Lake

The work will address concerns about flooding and stormwater runoff

UConn School of Law Associated Dean Karen DeMeola.

UConn School of Law Assistant Dean Karen DeMeola Confirmed as Judge

'Dean DeMeola has had a profound impact on UConn Law, the legal profession and the legal community in Connecticut and beyond'