Avery Point Campus
Marine Sciences Leads Avery Point Faculty Expansion
New faculty hires will contribute to cross-disciplinary research on the impacts of climate on coastal ecosystems.
UConn Marks Opening of Avery Point’s New Student Center
A new student center at Avery Point adds a variety of new and expanded features to the campus environment.
Innovation Takes Center Stage at Recognition Event
The event put the spotlight on UConn's cutting-edge research and partnerships with industry and state government.
UConn, State Officials Announce Launch of ‘Next Generation Connecticut’ Initiative
The groundbreaking proposal would dramatically transform UConn STEM research and academics.
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.
UConn Marine Scientists to Help Map the Sound
Scientific maps of the seafloor will help to better manage and protect Long Island Sound.
Much-Needed STEM Teachers are Focus of Accelerated Certification Program Expansion
To help meet the national demand for teachers in science, technology, engineering, and math, the Neag School of Education is expanding its accelerated teacher certification program to the Avery Point campus.
Baseball Preseason Event Honors Avery Point Coach
The annual preseason Husky Baseball Dinner also featured Connecticut-native Bobby Valentine, manager of the Boston Red Sox, as speaker.
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 Technology and Education Center at the Avery Point campus. Cooper was the former director of the National Undersea Research Center at UConn, where he implemented research programs using underwater vehicles across New England, the Great Lakes, and in places around the world, including the rift […]