Letters

Your feedback on the summer issue included a number of letters on the topic of slavery reparations.

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In the Media

Our professors and president weigh in on everything from the mental health of students to battling systemic racism to why you should breathe through your nose.

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3 Books with Yiming Qian

The finance professor says she likes to read about people and stories related to her field because it puts a face to the things she is teaching in the classroom.

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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.


Who is the Class of 2024?

Their admissions essays — submitted shortly before “Covid” and “pandemic” became part of our daily lexicon — reveal dreams undaunted.

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Summer Smoothies

Green, berry, peanut butter? Home recipes for these whole-food smoothies that will be served at the Student Rec Center.

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Just Listen

When we started working on this issue, magazine production was business as usual, and the world felt somewhat normal. Of course, it wasn’t.

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Light Years Away

Each semester Stephen Stifano asks his COMM 1000 students to encapsulate their UConn experience in a photo worth, well, you know.

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In the Media

UConn professors weigh in on gender reveal parties, toddler milk, disappearing birds, and more.

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In the Media

UConn professors weigh in on marijuana munchies, shark-eating fish, the wonder of walnuts, and more.

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Shane Young ’21 (BUS)

There aren’t a lot of guys who can claim to have played basketball in college for Hall of Fame Coach Geno Auriemma. But it has been part of Shane Young’s UConn experience.

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Sign, post.

Inspired by the “LAX” sign at Los Angeles International Airport, UConn’s newest waypost sits along Route 195 in Storrs on the north end of campus.

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Welcome President Katsouleas

Thomas C. Katsouleas, a leading plasma scientist and engineer with deep academic roots in teaching and research will become the 16th president of the University of Connecticut on Aug. 1, 2019

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Tom’s Trivia

Challenge yourself to Tom’s Trivia! See if you know as much as King of UConn Trivia Tom Breen ’00 (CLAS). Scroll to the bottom to reveal the answers. A popular campus social occasion, through the 1960s, was a day in the fall semester when residence halls competed in events ranging from sack races to costume […]

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Tom’s Trivia

See if you know as much as King of UConn Trivia and University Deputy Spokesperson Tom Breen ’00 (CLAS).

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Tom’s Trivia

See if you know as much as King of UConn Trivia and University Deputy Spokesperson Tom Breen ’00 (CLAS).

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Letters – Fall 2017

Much of the Summer 2017 issue’s mail either lauded the UConn Health doctor seeking a cure for the rare GSD disease or lambasted us for the headline “In Russia, you simply couldn’t be a writer if you were Jewish.” See Litman’s response, along with a sampling of other letters we received.

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Jonathan’s New Vets are Married Alums

Story from UConn Today Off Campus Jonathan’s New Vets are Married Alums It’s a beautiful summer morning, and Jonathan XIV is oblivious to his status as the furry standard-bearer of UConn school spirit. Mostly, he wants to explore the many new sights, sounds, and smells of Fenton River Veterinary Hospital and to nudge his suede-smooth […]

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Tom’s Trivia

See if you know as much as King of UConn Trivia and University Deputy Spokesperson Tom Breen ’00 (CLAS).

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Caps and Gowns Now in UConn Blue (Almost)

Remember This? Caps and Gowns Now in UConn Blue (Almost) The traditional black robes in use since the University started using caps and gowns, in 1907, have been replaced with robes of navy blue. The gowns also have a “green” aspect to them, as they are made from recycled water bottles — about 23 bottles […]

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