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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.

A candle burning.

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.