University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
Student Size
24,000+ Undergraduates and 8,000+ Graduate Students
College Type
Public Research University


At UConn, we each have the potential to be something great. We’re tenacious. We’re fierce. We’re ready. Because here, we’re Huskies. We fuel the economy and are committed to benefiting the greater good. Our school pride is propelled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. More than 32,000 students, 14 schools and colleges, and 80 research centers and institutes are at the heart of UConn Nation and what we start here has the power to go on and on.

About This Episode

Meet 10 UConn students who arrived in Storrs, Connecticut with big plans and have discovered even bigger ideas, better answers, and what matters most. They will show you around campus, share some of their favorite things about UConn, and inspire you. From undergraduate research to influential faculty and life-changing extracurriculars, they share what it means to be part of UConn Nation.

UConn Segment 01 – Living and Learning
Featured Student: Sean Roach
UConn Segment 02 – Heart of the Northeast
Featured Student: Laura Nardelli
UConn Segment 03 – Experiential Learning
Featured Student: Shane Young
UConn Segment 04 – Student Involvement
Featured Student: Nicole Wiggins
UConn Segment 05 – Real-World Research
Featured Student: Cydney-Alexis De La Rosa
UConn Segment 06 – Athletics and Husky Spirit
Featured Student: Adam Lynch
UConn Segment 07 – Arts and Culture
Featured Student: Brianna Chance
UConn Segment 08 – Recreation and Wellness
Featured Student: Grace Brangwynne
UConn Segment 09 – Award-Winning Food and Ice Cream
Featured Student: Riley McNaboe
UConn Segment 10 – Sustainable UConn
Featured Student: Maura Sanchi
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