University News

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UConn, NOAA, DEEP, Other Partners Celebrate Designation of Estuarine Research Reserve Along Shoreline

UConn is joining with several partners to celebrate the establishment of the Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR)

An aerial view of the Wilbur Cross Building.

Five Named To Fulbright US Student Program

The program provides grants for individually-designed study and research projects or for English teaching assistantships around the world

A black and white photo from the 1980s of UConn police officers standing in a line outside at night.

UConn Marks 50 Years Since its Security Division Officially Became UConn Police Department

A dynamic modern department that evolved from humble origins as campus 'watchmen'

Urvi Kaul, Tony Edgington, Raul Flamenco, Swapna Subramanian - UConn's NSF Scholars - on the steps of Wilbur Cross

Five Students Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

The oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the NSF-GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding students in NSF-supported disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.

Head shot of Jennifer Orlikoff who has been named the new UConn Stamford campus director

UConn Stamford Campus Director Named

Jennifer Orlikoff has been named the new UConn Stamford campus director

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UConn Professors Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

This year, 261 individuals were named to the academy with compelling achievements in academia, business, government, and public affairs

Herald pipers announce the arrival of the faculty during the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources commencement ceremony at Gampel Pavilion on May 11, 2019. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

2022 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

Speakers from a broad range of fields and backgrounds will share their wisdom with UConn's Class of 2022

Students at the 2021 commencement ceremony donning green first-generation cords

First-Generation Students Now Have Special Commencement Tradition

Green cords symbolize overcoming the distinctive challenges faced by students who are the first in their families to pursue higher education

The official University of Connecticut seal, in painted gold on an oak panel.

Provost Carl Lejuez to Depart University

Provost Lejuez to depart UConn for Stony Brook University

U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Michael Zacchea, director of the School of Business’ Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) will be signing copies of his book, “The Ragged Edge” on April 25 at the Graduate Business Learning Center in Hartford. Proceeds from books sold that evening will benefit the EBV. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

In Memoriam: EBV Director Michael Zacchea

The decorated Marine Corps veteran founded the entrepreneurship program in 2009, which has since produced 187 businesses