University News

Rendering of future renovations to the Freitas Ice Forum

Freitas Forum to Become New Home of UConn Women’s Volleyball Program

If all goes to plan, the team will start the 2023 season in the renovated facility

Nicholas Gonzales and Maggie Ward, both 2023 winners of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, pose for a photo in Wilbur Cross Building

Four Graduate Students, Six Alumni Earn NSF Fellowships

The oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the NSF-GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding students in NSF-supported disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees

Aerial (drone) view of the large letter UConn Sign on Oct. 15, 2019.

Students’ Access, Satisfaction with UConn Mental Health Services Significantly Improved Since Task Force’s Launch

'A caring community is the foundation for student success'

Shine On: UConn Dedicates Solar-Powered STEAM Tree

A new solar-powered STEAM tree will allow UConn community members to charge their personal devices as they enjoy time on the Student Union Mall

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin (right) with the 2023 UConn senior student award winners.

Three UConn Students Receive the Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. Award

“These students are truly remarkable scholars,” applauds Dr. Cato T. Laurencin about UConn's top academically achieving Black male senior year students Mason Holland, Shihab Khalfalla, and Khalil Simon.

Close up of a UConn-decorated mortarboard

2023 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

Speakers from a broad range of fields and backgrounds will share their wisdom with UConn's Class of 2023

The official University of Connecticut seal, in painted gold on an oak panel.

UConn Ends Pandemic-Era COVID Vaccination Requirement

The University continues to urge students to remain up to date with the vaccine

Romir Raj, this year's recipient of the Barry Goldwater scholarship

UConn Junior Romir Raj Named Goldwater Scholar

The Goldwater is the nation’s premier scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences, and engineering

Storrs Hall is seen from the opposite side of Swan Lake.

Victoria Vaughan Dickson Named as Next Dean of the UConn School of Nursing

Dickson, an international expert in qualitative research techniques, mixed methods research, will start at UConn on Aug. 1

Katherine Jimenez (CLAS '24), a recipient of the Beinecke Scholarship, poses for a photo on campus

Katherine Jimenez Named UConn’s First Beinecke Scholar

The journalism and English major has already begun work on a novel based on her mother's experiences during the Sandinista revolution in Nicaragua