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Governor’s Signature Puts ‘Next Generation Connecticut’ Plan into Action

The bill, which received overwhelming bipartisan support in the General Assembly, went into effect Tuesday with Malloy’s signature at the State Capitol.

Next Generation Connecticut.

Next Generation Connecticut Seeks to Continue State’s Tradition of Innovation

Connecticut has a proud history of innovation. As the 21st century brings new opportunities, the state is responding with Next Generation Connecticut.

Denise Ferrier, a student teacher at Sedgwick Middle School in West Hartford leads a Spanish class. (Peter Morenus / UConn Photo)

Neag School Moves up Four Spots in National Graduate School Rankings

In the U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate schools released this month, the Neag School of Education is ranked #28 in the nation.

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy press conference announcing a new initiative with The University of Connecticut.

UConn, State Officials Announce Launch of ‘Next Generation Connecticut’ Initiative

The groundbreaking proposal would dramatically transform UConn STEM research and academics.

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UConn Earns Top Score in Third Annual GreenMetric World Ranking

The University scored particularly high in the education category, which includes sustainability courses, research, and outreach.

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Former Avery Point Director Jim Baird Dies

As director of the Avery Point campus from 1975 to 1996, Baird oversaw its evolution from modest beginnings to a thriving campus community.

From left: UConn Health Center Board of Directors Chair Sanford Cloud, State Sen. Gary LeBeau, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, UConn President Susan Herbst, UConn Health Center Executive VP for Health Affairs and Medical School Dean Frank Torti, and UConn School of Dental Medicine Dean R. Lamont MacNeil join in the groundbreaking...

Malloy Leads Bioscience Connecticut Groundbreaking

The first of the Bioscience Connecticut construction projects at the UConn Health Center is now under way.

Health Center-Jackson Lab Project Among Top 10 Business Deals of 2011

The annual list from Site Selection magazine salutes the best corporate facility projects in the world.

President Susan Herbst signs an expanded climate action plan during the opening ceremony of 'Climate Impact, Mitigation and Adaptation: A Reflection on Our Future,'  at the Wilbur Cross North Reading Room on March 26. Looking on are members of the CIMA organizing committee and guest speakers Gene Likens and Daniel Esty. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

President Herbst Reaffirms UConn’s Commitment to Climate Action Plan

On Monday, President Susan Herbst, DEEP Commissioner Daniel Esty, and distinguished research professor Gene Likens participated in the signing of an expanded commitment to environmental action.

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Dick Cooper, Former Marine Sciences & Technology Center Director, Dies

Richard “Dick” Cooper, professor emeritus of marine sciences, died suddenly at home on Jan. 28. Cooper played a key role in establishing UConn Avery Point as a Center of Excellence in Marine Research. His accomplishments were many and he touched many lives both professionally and personally, says Ivar Babb, director of the Northeast Underwater Research […]