University News

Students walk outdoors near banners on the Hartford campus. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

West Hartford to Get First Chance to Purchase Campus Property

As development of the new downtown Hartford Campus proceeds, the Board decides the future of the current campus in West Hartford.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, lit up in red, white, and blue.

UConn Students Adjusting to New Reality in Paris Following Attacks

Faculty member Roger Célestin offers an update on the UConn group in Paris.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, lit up in red, white, and blue.

UConn Students, Faculty in Paris Reported Safe

All participants in the UConn Education Abroad program in Paris have reported they are safe following the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks.

A Conversation About UConn’s Future

In a session that covered a wide range of topics, President Herbst talked about what it means to be at a top-tier public research institution.

President Bill Clinton, center, receives an award from former Senator Christopher Dodd, left, and Helena Folks, chair of the national advisory board during the ceremony to award the Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights held at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 15, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

President Clinton Awarded Dodd Prize for Human Rights

Clinton was one of two recipients honored during a ceremony for the 20th anniversary of the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at UConn.

Groundbreaking ceremony for the Innovation Partnership Building on Oct. 14, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Breaks Ground for New Technology Park

State lawmakers and industry representatives were on hand to celebrate the start of construction for the Tech Park's first structure, the Innovation Partnership Building.

A flag and oak tree are lifted to the roof during topping off ceremony for the STEM residence hall on Sept. 14, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Topping-out UConn’s Newest Residence Hall

A milestone in the construction of Next Gen Hall was marked Sept. 14 with the hoisting of a flag, a tree, and the final two planks.

Rep. Gregg Haddad, President Susan Herbst, Governor Dannel Malloy, Chairman Larry McHugh and Rep, Tim Ackert and other dignitaries break ground for the Engineering & Science Building on Sept. 9, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Construction Begins on New Engineering and Science Building

The building will feature new laboratory space to house UConn’s growing genomics, biomedical, chemical engineering, and cyber system research programs.

Detail of the Outpatient Pavilion at UConn Health in Farmington, showing 'UConn.' (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

School of Medicine to Launch New Curriculum in 2016

The new curriculum is designed to take into account developments in healthcare, information technology, and adult learning theory.

Scenic views of campus from the Student Union on Aug. 31, 2015. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

UConn Recognized Again Among Nation’s Top Public Universities

UConn is ranked No. 19 among public universities by U.S. News & World Report, its fifth consecutive year among the Top 25 nationwide.