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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 […]

Second New Classroom Building Now Under Construction

The new East Building, next to Babbidge Library, is scheduled for completion by summer 2012.

Campus Construction

Campus construction is under control. All roads will be open in time for the start of classes.

Plan Targets Carbon-Neutral Storrs Campus by 2050

UConn's Climate Action Plan outlines more than 200 strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Construction Begins on New Classroom Building

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Dec. 3 for the new 67,000 square-foot building.