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UConn Bookstore Opens for Business Under New Management

The UConn Bookstore at Storrs and campus locations around the state opened earlier this month under the management of Barnes & Noble.

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Test of Emergency Communications Set for June 21

The University will test its emergency notification system, UConnALERT, at all campuses next Tuesday.

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Not Just A Day at the Beach

'Beaches were once places where respectable people would never think of going.' A UConn historian traces how beaches evolved into popular summer playgrounds.

UConn Reads 2017 book, Sacred Ground by Eboo Patel on May 16, 2016. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

UConn Reads: Our Book, ‘Sacred Ground’

The book chosen for the coming year's UConn Reads program calls on Americans to uphold the country's values of pluralism and inclusiveness.

Jonathan XIV with a stack of admission acceptance packets on Feb. 26, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Sets New Record for Freshman Applications

This year's applications are nearing 36,000, representing growth that is counter to the trend of declining applications nationally.

Jonathan XIV, left, and Jonathan XIII sit with students during the midday College of Liberal Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony at Gampel Pavilion on May 8, 2016. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Class of 2016 Celebrate Their Graduation

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Class of 2016: Our Time

Within the past four years, students have experienced many events on campus and in the world, even as they pursued their own endeavors. Here is a glimpse of that time.

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Commencement 2016

The clock is ticking for #UConn16, a cadre of students who will soon transition to alumni. Meet some of them and find out where they are headed after graduation.

The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., a well-known headquarters for the Civil Rights Movement, was bombed in 1963. Cathy Schlund-Vials reflects on the interconnections between church and state, as the UConn Reads program transitions from last year’s theme of race to the upcoming theme of religion. (Photo by Chris Pruitt (own work), via Wikimedia Commons)

UConn Reads: Race, Religion, and the Civil Rights Movement

The chair of the UConn Reads Selection Committee draws connections between last year's theme of race and the upcoming theme of religion.

Work by assistant professor of chemistry Jing Zhao will study the creation of novel hybrid metal and semiconductor nanostructures. (Christine Buckley/UConn Photo)

Six UConn Faculty Win NSF CAREER Awards

Four women are among six UConn scientists to receive the prestigious awards, which support early-career faculty in research and teaching.