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After an extensive collaborative effort and restoration process by UConn faculty, facilities staff, and students, Connecticut’s oldest planetarium will soon be back in action.

UConn’s Old Planetarium Gets a New Upgrade

UConn faculty, students, and facilities staff are working to reawaken Connecticut’s oldest planetarium

Jane Kelley-Sabatinos, Kristy Dahlstrom, Jennifer Griffin,and Staci Dupre, all staff at the office of undergraduate admissions, watch the solar eclipse from Horsebarn Hill

Eclipse Viewing Party Marks Another Event in UConn Physics History of Outreach

Monday's party at Horsebarn Hill is one of many ways UConn physicists bring their subject matter to the public

A group of students from UConn Stamford visited Washington, D.C., last month to meet with U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell

UConn Stamford Students Rub Elbows with Fed Chair During D.C. Visit

'Visiting the Federal Reserve, for an economist, is like a doctor visiting the top hospital in the country'

In an archival photo, Black students are taken from the old Wilbur Cross Library by Connecticut State Police.

‘Please Respond Personally’ Exhibit Remembers 1974 Black Student Protests at UConn

More than 200 students were arrested in April 1974 as part of a campaign to demand representation and resources for students of color

Solar panels at the Depot Campus.

UConn Successfully Pursues Energy Efficiency, Even As Campus Grows

Despite 1 million square feet of new building space, UConn's carbon footprint is smaller than it was 20 years ago

A copy of Arianna Melendez's cookbook, "Ari's Food Diaries," sits in her kitchen at Hilltop Apartments while she cooks

UConn Senior Offers Recipes for Success

Inspired by her heritage and a study abroad experience, Arianna Meléndez Cintrón has published a 'survival guide' cookbook aimed at fellow students

Five WGSS students sit on couches in the Beach Hall lounge, chatting with one another and smiling.

A Look Back, A Look Forward With WGSS

UConn Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies marks 50 years of curiosity and change

The World’s Smallest Basketball, from the Basketball Capital of the World

Laterally, the patterns are about 4-5 um. For comparison, a human hair is roughly 50 um. Hence, the world’s smallest basketball was chiseled here in Storrs

Jasmin Williams and Abigail Boursiquot reading their Match Day letters together.

Match Day Thrills at UConn School of Medicine

100 Percent Match for UConn School of Medicine Students on National Match Day

EWB in Peru

UConn Engineers Without Borders Use Skillsets to Help Communities Find Longterm Solutions to Worldwide Problems

On March 24, UConn Engineers Without Borders will host the 2024 Northeast Regional Conference, offering poster and technical sessions, professional development, and hands-on trainings