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Gov. Wilbur Cross, center, signs the bill that made Connecticut Agricultural College the Connecticut State College in 1933.

A Connecticut Classic: The 1936 Thanksgiving Proclamation of Wilbur Cross

Gov. Wilbur Cross - who played a crucial role in UConn history - was known for his eloquent Thanksgiving proclamations

Retired Professor Offers $100K Matching Gift to Save Veterans’ Entrepreneurship Program

A program that has put UConn on the map for veteran entrepreneurship

Husky Market is a powerful demonstration of how UConn students look out for each other's needs.

Students Help Students In Fight Against Food Insecurity

UConn student organizations are helping the fight against food insecurity among their peers with the formation of Husky Market

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UConn Professor Advises Hallmark Channel Holiday Movie

"You, Me and the Christmas Trees” has a distinct UConn vibe, despite being filmed on the other side of the continent

Jon Contaxis '25 (PHARM) left, his father Bill Contaxis '90 (ENG) of Milford, Rebecca Leelman '24 (ENG) and Nikita Karasik of Salem Mass. pick up trash around Mirror Lake on Oct. 17, 2021.

UConn Considers Mirror Lake Improvements to Address Flood-Control Measures, Other Issues

The iconic campus spot hasn't been dredged in decades

Ninety eight percent of employees at Storrs and the regional campuses are in compliance with UConn's vaccine policy.

UConn Employees Overwhelmingly Complying With COVID Vaccination Reporting Policy

Nearly 98% of employees have complied with the policy by either submitting information on their vaccination status or requesting an exemption or deferral

President Joe Biden speaks during the dedication ceremony of The Dodd Center for Human Rights at the University of Connecticut main campus in Storrs on Oct. 15, 2021.

Watch President Biden’s Historic Visit to UConn and The Dodd Human Rights Center

An historic moment captured in its entirety

President Joe Biden speaks during the dedication ceremony of The Dodd Center for Human Rights at the University of Connecticut main campus in Storrs on Oct. 15, 2021.

Biden Visit Emphasizes Intersection of Human Rights Scholarship, Activism, and Policy Making

The President of the United States visited Storrs for the dedication of The Dodd Center for Human Rights

A Brief History of Presidential Visits to UConn

Joe Biden's visit will be just the second time a sitting president has come to Storrs

Vern Granger, director of undergraduate admissions, speaks during the Convocation ceremony on the Student Union Mall on Aug. 23, 2019.

UConn Admissions Director Vern Granger Tapped to Lead National Professional Association

In each of the undergraduate admissions cycles during which Granger has been director, the University has attracted record numbers of students of color as part of the incoming classes