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Jonathan the Husky leads the UConn Marching Band and the platform party onto the steps of the Hartford campus for the dedication ceremony on Aug. 23, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Opens New Downtown Hartford Campus

Crowds gathered for the historic occasion, as students and local leaders joined UConn in the celebration.

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Engineering Alumna Named to Board of Trustees

Jeanine Armstrong Goiun '87 (ENG) has been elected to serve a four-year term on the Board, beginning in September.

Thousands gather with candles to march along the path that White Supremacists took the prior Friday with torches on the University of Virginia Campus in Charlottesville, United States on August 16, 2017. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Charlottesville: A Message to the UConn Community

'It is my commitment – it is my promise – that this will always remain a university that stands firmly for the virtues of democracy, equality, civil discourse, and human rights,' says President Herbst.

Exterior view of the Stamford residence hall. (Ryan Glista/UConn Photo)

UConn Stamford Opens Student Housing

A new six-story building in Stamford that will house almost 300 students a year opens today, and its first residents will move in next week.

CT fastrak, Connecticut’s first Bus Rapid Transit system, is a system of bus routes that use a bus-only roadway for all or a portion of the trip.

CT Transit Bus Service Expands to Storrs Campus

The service will enable students, faculty, and staff to travel to UConn Hartford and Union Station, and make connections for UConn Health, other local and express buses, and soon – via commuter rail – to Bradley Airport.

The Navy STEM Crew incorporates community building, education, leadership, and professional development components to inspire students and prepare them for Navy careers. Here, URI students from the Department of Ocean Engineering are conducting prep for an at-sea test of an autonomous underwater vehicle. (University of Rhode Island Photo)

UConn, URI Win Navy Grant for Undersea Engineering Program

The region is the primary supplier of Naval submarines and home to some 600 firms that provide parts for the submarine fleet.

Dr. Raymond Sackler preparing for the 1998 commencement ceremony, where he received an honorary degree. (Richard Boynton/UConn File Photo)

Philanthropist, UConn Donor Dr. Raymond Sackler Dies

Dr. Sackler and his wife Beverly generously supported the University – especially in the arts, human rights, and medical research – for more than 30 years.

After eight years serving as chair of UConn's Board of Trustees during a period of growth and success, Larry McHugh will step down at the end of his current term. He will continue to serve, however, until Gov. Malloy nominates a successor. In this file photo, McHugh speaks at the inauguration ceremony for President Susan Herbst in September 2011. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

McHugh Stepping Down as UConn Board Chair

After eight years serving as chair of the University's Board of Trustees during a period of great growth and success, Larry McHugh will step down at the end of his current term. He will continue to serve, however, until Gov. Malloy nominates a successor.

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UConn Adopts Provisional FY18 Spending Plan, Pending New State Data

UConn’s Board of Trustees adopted baseline FY18 spending plans on Wednesday to carry the University into the new budget year, but will meet again later to adopt new versions once the General Assembly adopts a statewide budget.

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UConn Facing Budget Uncertainty as State Struggles to Adopt Spending Plan

UConn faces one of its most challenging financial years in recent history, as it works to prepare its FY18 budget.