University News

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

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Three Faculty Selected for Board of Trustees Distinguished Professorship

UConn has selected three of its most renowned scholars to honor with its most prestigious faculty title, the Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor

An aerial photo of the gold cupola of the Wilbur Cross building as the sun rises in the horizon

UConn Adjusts Some Fees; Adopts Programs to Increase Access to Study Abroad, Class Materials

The changes go into effect on July 1 and don't affect the five-year tuition plan for fiscal years 2021-25

Aerial shot of UConn from Rte. 195, looking west.

UConn’s Abrahamic Programs Build on Efforts Toward Peace, Regional Integration in Middle East and North Africa

The non-denominational initiative builds on the intellectual foundations of Abrahamic thought and the Middle East and North African region’s three monotheistic faiths – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

A fall morning aerial view of the Wilbur Cross Building on Oct. 18, 2021.

Listening Sessions Announced for UConn Presidential Search

The advisory committee assisting the Board of Trustees is looking for input from students, faculty, and staff

Katie Hooker, a Barry Goldwater scholarship recipient, in front of a flowering bush on campus

UConn Junior Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

The scholarship is the nation’s premier award for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences, and engineering

Wilbur Cross building on a fall day in October. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Masking Update: Protecting Our Health for the Days Ahead

UConn is reinstituting a masking requirement for all indoor instructional settings, workspaces, and indoor events exceeding 100 individuals, effective Monday April 18.