Author: Alexandra Schipani

Halloween

History of Halloween Halloween as we know it today has a very long history that began about 2,000 years ago with the Celts who live in the area that is now Ireland, the UK and northern France celebrated New Year’s on November 1st through a festival called Samhain. The festival happened at the end of […]

Fall Semester at UCAELI!

The Fall semester at UCAELI is off to a great start! We have lots of wonderful new students from all around the world joining us this fall as well as some familiar faces returning this session. We started off the session with a few days of orientation where everyone got to know each other and […]

Welcome New UCAELI Students

On July 3rd, UCAELI welcomed a new class of students! Our newcomers to Storrs quickly found out that there’s plenty to do around here, even in summer. After arriving on campus, the UCAELI students went to visit the statue of our mascot, Jonathan the Husky. Some of them even knew to rub his nose for […]