UConn has achieved its highest-yet ranking among the nation’s top public universities, reaching No. 18 on this year’s U.S. News & World Report list and marking its seventh consecutive year in the Top 25. The No. 18 ranking, released Tuesday, places UConn ahead of many other noted schools and reflects the University’s strides in retention and graduation […]
“It’s a blast for a good cause” is probably the only reason you need to attend the White Coat Gala: Honoring Heroes and Healers, UConn Health’s premiere event of the year. But just in case, we prepped this list to give you a few more reasons to get your tickets now. Get your […]
Friends, patients, and alumni will celebrate UConn Health’s achievements and raise vital support at the 8th Annual White Coat Gala “Honoring Heroes and Healers” on Saturday, April 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Over the past seven years, this event has raised more than $3.8 million to support Connecticut’s flagship public academic medical […]
How many ways can you say “thank you?” That was the job of approximately 30 scholarship students during the Transform Lives Scholarship Dinner on Thursday, October 7.
Elizabeth Pouya ’17 hasn’t yet graduated, but she’s already launched a start-up—thanks to an alumni-driven UConn program designed to foster student entrepreneurship.
The UConn Humanities Institute recently convened a panel of prominent media figures in Washington, D.C., to discuss humility in politics. Led by Professor of Philosophy and Institute Director Michael Lynch, it included Krista Tippett, host of NPR’s On Being, and New York Times columnist David Brooks. The event kicked off a three-year research initiative, aptly […]
Bruce Banks started following UConn sports when he was just eight years old and would listen to UConn basketball games on WTIC radio. Later, as a Husky student, he followed the basketball and football teams religiously and was part of the broadcast team for the football team on WHUS, UConn’s community and student radio station. […]
Announcing their names with a grand flourish usually reserved for big-time sports, announcers introduced 64 high school students who officially become UConn freshmen Monday with the help of the New Haven Promise Program and an additional $5,000 UConn scholarship.
UConn broke into the top 20 public research universities at No. 19, shortly after President Susan Herbst arrived in 2011, and kept that ranking except for a slip to 21 in 2012. Now, as UConn copes with budget cuts that affect the university’s ability to provide scholarships and hire faculty and staff, Herbst is bracing […]
It was a big night in the Big Apple for #UConnNation. Last night, 500 alumni attended UConn Night at Citi Field to watch the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 in the second game of a doubleheader. According to the Mets, it was one of the best turnouts of any university alumni […]