Lake Effect

Our favorite spots on campus look a little different — and often, a little cooler — from an aerial view.

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Class of 2026

This fall’s incoming Huskies broke records with their impressive stats and were welcomed at the annual Torch Lighting Convocation Ceremony, held this year in Gampel Pavilion.

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Our Librarian

Edwina Whitney (1868–1970) was the second and longest-serving head librarian at UConn, then Connecticut Agricultural College. Hired in 1900, she first worked in a cramped two-room library lit by kerosene lamps.

College Bowl

Fame is fickle. But while it lasts, it sure can be fun. That’s one lesson members of UConn’s 1961 and 1970 “GE College Bowl” teams say they learned.

Sophs to a Flame

Everyone deserved an especially warm reception to UConn this year, so it wasn’t only first years who got the traditional Week of Welcome.

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They’re Back!

In August about 5,800 students moved into residence halls at Storrs and Stamford, to blithely juggle Covid-19 testing and quarantining along with online and in-person classes.

North Campus

For decades at UConn, if you asked directions to the North Campus dormitories, you would most likely be met with a puzzled expression.

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Ringing in the 40th anniversary of Winter Weekend in February, the Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG) hosted its beloved annual event — One Ton Sundae.

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Photos and info on every one of the 650 student clubs and organizations at UConn. Just kidding — we highlight a dozen

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A Little Push

What those Swing Journals by Mirror Lake are all about — from professions of love to the eating habits of those ubiquitous ducks.

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On Campus #OneUConn At convocation, freshmen wore shirts with “#oneuconn” on the front and on the back this Nelson Mandela quote: No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. Peter Morenus Jack Templeton ’18 (CLAS)


Community members flooded Horsebarn Hill to watch the solar eclipse on August 21.

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Jacquelyn Khadijah-Hajdu

One Year Out Jacquelyn Khadijah-Hajdu Almost a year after graduating, Jacquelyn Khadijah-Hajdu ’16 (ENG) found herself in Storrs for the annual spring semester Career Fair — except this time she was collecting resumés rather than handing hers out. She says she felt an unfamiliar sense of disconnect from the students approaching her table, despite having walked in their shoes less than a year ago. “It’s hard to use words to describe how different it is,” says Khadijah-Hajdu, who is from South Windsor, Connecticut. After graduating with a degree in electrical engineering, she spent her first year out in the “real world” working […]

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A Pup-posal

Daniel Bronki ’15 (NEAG) recruited Jonathan XIV to help with his marriage proposal to Holly Korona ’13

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UConn’s Top Chef

Alongside mac & cheese and chicken parm Rob Landolphi is dishing up vegan crab cakes and crepes to order.

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