University News

Students walk along Fairfield Way near the Homer Babbidge Library. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Babbidge Library Begins New Chapter with Renovation

The current work is the first phase of a five-year renovation that adapts to the evolution in academic libraries driven by the surge in digitized information and the changing way campus communities use library facilities.

UConn wordmark.

UConn Inviting Hotel Proposals from Private Sector

Developers are encouraged to submit proposals for a hotel with about 100 rooms on the UConn-owned parcel at the corner of Route 195 and South Eagleville Road.

Architectural rendering of the view of the Recreation Center from Business School Quad.

Summer Construction Ramps Up at UConn

Traffic patterns will be changed on several on-campus roads all summer due to the projects, including one-way-only restrictions on parts of North Eagleville and Hillside roads.

Seven UConn faculty members won Fulbright Scholarships to lecture and research abroad in 2016-17.

UConn Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

The University of Connecticut is among the top 10 producers of Fulbright Scholars from research institutions this year. The University has seven Fulbright Scholars on its faculty who will be teaching and performing research around the world in the 2016-17 academic year, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The […]

UConn Nation Celebrates

Hundreds of members of UConn Nation came together Wednesday for an Employee Appreciation Event.

Members of the Class of 2017.

Sights and Sounds of Commencement 2017

More than 9,000 degrees – both undergraduate and graduate – will be awarded this year, which is the highest number of degrees conferred at UConn in the University's 136-year history.

This year, for the first time, the UConn Office of Alumni Relations will distribute legacy medals to graduating seniors who have a parent, grandparent, or sibling who graduated from UConn.

New Legacy Medals for Students with UConn Parents

The engraved, pewter medals recognize students who have made UConn part of their family tradition.

President Susan Herbst and Jonathan the Husky pose with UConn Spirit Awards recipients at the Wilbur Cross South Reading Room on April 25, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo

Spirit Award Winners Honored for Contributions to Community

Honorees in the third annual employee recognition program, the UConn Spirit Awards, received their awards at a ceremony March 25.

A student studies outside at the West Hartford campus.

Trustees Approve Sale of West Hartford Campus to Town

A revised agreement takes into account budget challenges faced by the Town of West Hartford, but retains and extends the town's obligation to share the proceeds from a resale.

2017 UConn tassel and graduation book

Commencement 2017

Clad for the first time in blue, the Class of 2017 will soon collect their diplomas. Read about the diverse students who make up the class, the commencement speakers who will address them, the historical moments that marked their UConn years, and the careers that await them.