UConn students energize our community by offering fresh perspectives, challenging each other in the classroom, and showing off their Husky Pride. They are poised to become future leaders in virtually every field. Our pursuit of excellence here at UConn is evident in the stories of Huskies who are unleashing their potential.

JJ Bivona '16 (CLAS) in the lab on April 16, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

#WhyWeAreHuskies: Being a Student-Athlete

A video profile of biology major and football player JJ Bivona '15 (CLAS) is the fifth and final in this year's week-long series.

Elizabeth Schilling '15 (NUR). (Elizabeth Caron/UConn Photo)

#WhyWeAreHuskies: Rise to the Challenge

A video profile of nursing major Elizabeth Schilling '15 (NUR), who has successfully balanced the demands of cheerleading, a job, and a rigorous class schedule.

Annaliese Sehulster '15 (CLAS). (Elizabeth Caron/UConn Photo)

#WhyWeAreHuskies: Enhancing Lives

A video profile of psychology major Anneliese Sehulster '15 (CLAS), who enjoys teaching kids with learning disabilities.

Gabriel Bachinelo '16 (BUS) at the Wilbur Cross south reading room on April 2, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

#WhyWeAreHuskies: First Generation

A video profile of Gabriel Bachinelo '16 (BUS), the first generation in his family to attend college, continues a week-long series.