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Mike Widmer speaks at the Widmer Wing Dedication Ceremony in Storrs Hall on Nov. 2, 2012. (Ariel Dowski/UConn Photo)

School of Nursing Celebrates Opening of Widmer Wing

The school's new wing is named in honor of the first dean of nursing, Carolyn Ladd Widmer.

Linda S. Swartz, left, commissioner, Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs awards a Connecticut veterans wartime service medal to Joseph Brubaker, an adjunct faculty member in political science during a ceremony held at the Avery Point campus on Sept. 24, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Connecticut Veterans Wartime Service Medal Presented at Avery Point Campus

Members of the faculty, staff, and student body were honored for their service to their country.

A view of the eight bed clinical resource laboratory at the Carolyn Ladd Widmer Wing, under construction at the School of Nursing on June 25, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

A Sneak Peek at Nursing’s New Widmer Wing

Staff of the School of Nursing were given a tour this week of the school's new wing, which is slated to open in the fall.

Anna Green is a recipient of the 2012 Barry M. Goldwater scholarship for outstanding young scientists. (Daniel Buttrey/UConn Photo)

UConn Students Win National Goldwater Scholarship and Honorable Mention

The Barry M. Goldwater Foundation supports outstanding young scientists who wish to pursue a career in science or technology.

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.