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Billy Joel reviews the lyrics to his song 'Summer, Highland Falls,' while answering a question from the audience during a lecture and concert at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 29, 2011. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

The Piano Man Talks About His Music

During a Q&A session at Jorgensen Tuesday, Billy Joel related anecdotes, offered advice, and invited some of his audience to perform with him on stage.

True Colors annual conference- the largest LGBT youth conference in the country with more than 2000 attendees

Out and About

How UConn started a movement to establish a community atmosphere for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students to become one the nation’s most LGBT-friendly campuses.

Michael Moore speaks his mind at UConn appearance to benefit Mark Twain House and Museum.

Michael Moore Speaks His Mind to Appreciative Audience

Award-winning documentary film maker Michael Moore spoke on campus as part of the 'Pen Warmed Up In Hell' lecture series sponsored by the Mark Twain House and Museum.

Guatemala Portrait - Smiling is a universal language (Flaherty)

UConn Students Around the World

Each semester, UConn students fan out across the globe to study abroad. Their photos document the people and places they encounter.

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Letters From London: Family Dinner

In the latest Letter from London, a UConn student studying abroad describes his new-found appreciation of food, far away from campus dining halls and home-cooked meals.

Rebecca D'Angelo '14 (CLAS)

Philanthropy Day Highlights Student Giving, Alumni Donor Matches

Events are being held across campus today, to encourage students to give to the University. Their donations will be matched by two alumni.

Tsamchoe Dolma '14 and Kriti Thapa '14 play the East African game of Bao at the International Board Game Event at Late Night on Nov. 11, 2011. (Max Sinton/UConn Photo)

Games from Around the Globe

Students played board games from around the world at Late Night Goes Global on Nov. 11.

The Veterans Day Observance took place on the CLAS quad on Nov. 11, 2011. (Ariel Dowski/UConn Photo)

Veterans Honored at Campus Ceremony on 11/11/11

Speakers at the ceremony included President Herbst, a military science professor, and a student veteran.

Michael Zacchea, U.S. Marine Corps.

On 11/11, Documentary Honors 11 Veterans

'Eleven,' a documentary film resulting from a student project at the Waterbury Campus, features 11 veterans from time periods ranging from World War II to the present.

Andrew Lyon: An Honorable Veteran

[yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bADJy9JB1SU’]   There is a different type of culture on the UConn campus that some may not even realize is present. This week I was granted the honor of working with military veteran Andrew Lyon, who joined the Connecticut National Guard in high school.  After spending two years at Central Connecticut State University, Andrew […]