University News

‘Brave Space’ Series Will Further UConn Dialogue on Justice, Equity, and Diversity

September 16, 2020

‘Brave Spaces,’ a new audio interview series launching this month, seeks to further the conversation at UConn on issues of justice, diversity, and equity.

UConn, CSCU Combine For Innovative eBook Purchasing Initiative

September 15, 2020

UConn and the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities have together purchased a huge collection of eBooks from leading university presses, making these widely accessible to students, faculty, and staff.

UConn Remains in U.S. News Top 25 Public Universities for 9th Consecutive Year

September 14, 2020

UConn remains among the nation’s top 25 public universities for the ninth consecutive year.

New Course Introduces Students to US Anti-Black Racism

September 4, 2020

A new course will introduce UConn students to the foundational history of systemic and anti-Black racism in the U.S. that underlies the current Black Lives Matter movement. 

Philip M. Hritcko Named Dean of the UConn School of Pharmacy

September 3, 2020

Philip M. Hritcko has been named the ninth dean of the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy.

UConn to Test Campus Emergency Systems on Tuesday

September 3, 2020

UConn will conduct a test of its emergency notification system on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

UConn Facemasks Show Commitment to Human Rights Along With Public Health

September 2, 2020

One of the ways UConn is helping to ensuring the health and safety of its community is the requirement that all students, faculty and staff wear face coverings while on campus.

UConn Launches Funding Program for COVID-19 Research

August 31, 2020

UConn’s Office of Vice President for Research is announcing a new rapid-response funding program open to researchers studying aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Conversation with Franklin Tuitt

August 31, 2020

UConn’s new Chief Diversity Officer discusses his role and what his plans are for the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

A Truly Unique Fall Semester Begins at UConn

August 31, 2020

It’s a semester that doesn’t look quite like any other, but UConn Nation is ready for Fall 2020.

UConn Welcoming About 6,700 New and Transfer Students

August 28, 2020

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, UConn is welcoming roughly 6,700 new students – both first-year students and transfer students – as the Fall 2020 semester begins.