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Caitlin Davies, left, '12 (CANR), John Saddlemire, vice president for student affairs, Gloria Hutchinson, federation of Women's Clubs of Connecticut, and Linda Schwartz, commissioner of the department of veterans' affairs, cut the ribbon to open the Student Veterans Oasis at the Student Union on March 21, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

New Private Lounge in Student Union a Haven for Veterans

UConn’s servicemen and women now have a place in the center of campus where they can study, relax, and discuss their experiences.

An exterior view of the Stamford Campus. (Peter Morenus/Conn Photo)

Veterans Employment Expo to Take Place at UConn’s Stamford Campus

The March 15 event will bring together vets and employers from New York and New England.

The Veterans Day Observance took place on the CLAS quad on Nov. 11, 2011. (Ariel Dowski/UConn Photo)

Veterans Honored at Campus Ceremony on 11/11/11

Speakers at the ceremony included President Herbst, a military science professor, and a student veteran.

Michael Zacchea, U.S. Marine Corps.

On 11/11, Documentary Honors 11 Veterans

'Eleven,' a documentary film resulting from a student project at the Waterbury Campus, features 11 veterans from time periods ranging from World War II to the present.

Andrew Lyon: An Honorable Veteran

  There is a different type of culture on the UConn campus that some may not even realize is present. This week I was granted the honor of working with military veteran Andrew Lyon, who joined the Connecticut National Guard in high school.  After spending two years at Central Connecticut State University, Andrew was deployed […]

Julie Bruhn '12 (CLAS)

One Student, One Story: Andrew Lyon, Student Veteran

Julie Bruhn's latest video features Andrew Lyon '13 (CLAS), who is helping develop a living-learning community for veterans on campus.

The Art of Illustrating Children’s Literature

An infirm pachyderm inspires student illustrators.

UConn Students Win Goldwaters, Truman Scholarship

Three UConn students have won prestigious national awards, and three more were front runners.

Coming to Grips with Climate Change

An effective education must prepare students to tackle the unfamiliar and difficult, says CLAS dean.

Veterans Honored

The honor guard retires the colors at the end of the Veteran's Day ceremony held beside the Ultimate Sacrifice memorial on Nov. 11. Photo by Peter Morenus