University News

UConn Holds Second Annual Sports Analytics Conference

October 16, 2020

There are many sports analytics workshops held around the world each year, but what makes UConn’s unique is that undergraduate students, and even those on the high school level, are invited and encouraged to be part of it.

Provost Lejuez Back In the Classroom

October 13, 2020

Provost Carl Lejuez is not only tackling the considerable administrative responsibilities of his post – he’s also back in the classroom, teaching undergraduates this semester.

A Letter from Provost Lejuez on the Spring 2021 Semester

October 9, 2020

A letter from Provost Carl Lejuez outlining decisions made regarding the Spring 2021 semester.

White House’s Dr. Deborah Birx Praises Efforts of UConn

October 9, 2020

Dr. Deborah Birx paid a visit to UConn Hartford recently, praising the University’s efforts in combating the spread of COVID-19.

New ‘InForm’ Site Launched to Simplify, Streamline UConn Reporting Processes  

October 8, 2020

UConn has launched a comprehensive new website to simplify and streamline the process by which students, faculty, staff and others can more easily locate and use the University’s many resources to report concerns and find support.

Former Trustee Chairman Donates $1M to UConn

October 8, 2020

John W. Rowe, former chairman of the UConn Board of Trustees, has stepped up to help students facing financial troubles as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

UConn Releases Annual Safety Reports

October 2, 2020

The University of Connecticut is releasing two reports this week that detail its response to reports of criminal activity, sexual violence, and other issues it monitors to ensure the safety of its campus communities.

UConn Absorbs Significant Spending Cuts, but Still Needs State Help for COVID Costs

September 30, 2020

UConn has absorbed more than $35 million in reductions at the Storrs and regional campuses since its budget went into effect in July and expects to realize another $13 million throughout the fiscal year, leaving about $28 million that the University will request as a one-time COVID bridge allocation from the state.

Avery Point Marine Sciences Building to be Renamed in Weicker’s Honor

September 30, 2020

UConn’s Board of Trustees has voted to rename the Marine Sciences Building at Avery Point in honor of former Gov. Lowell Weicker.

UConn Addresses Misconceptions, Questions About COVID-19 Dashboard and Data

September 22, 2020

Answers to frequently asked questions relating to the University’s strategy of testing and containment in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Graduate Storrs Open For Business As New Campus Hotel

September 17, 2020

The Graduate Storrs hotel opened for business on September 12 and is located in the former Nathan Hale Inn, but the property has a brand-new look to it.