University News

UConn Facilities Operations employee Jared Gauthier poses for a photo outside the Facilities Operations building

Work-Based Learning Programs Are the Future of Facilities Operations

The job market in the trades is extremely competitive right now and the work-based learning programs give UConn a jump on candidates

The fall 2023 recipients of Gilman scholarships (front, from left) Suki Zheng, Michelle Eweka, (back, from left) Moera Kamimura, Alexandra Torres Munoz, Avery Lyn Sparks and Yanni Tsiranides pose for a photo on the Student Union lawn

Seven UConn Students Earn Prestigious Gilman Scholarships

The program encourages travel to diverse locations, along with intensive language study and internship experiences

Dr. Laurencin at UVA DEI conference.

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Delivers Keynote Speech at University of Virginia Diversity Conference

Laurencin’s keynote address challenged the conference's audience to consider adopting his concept called the IDEAL Path (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Anti-Racism and Learning).

Yale University's Provost for Research Michael Crair and UConn Vice President for Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Pamir Alpay speak at the Imagining a Quantum Future event in Hartford.

Innovation Experts Make Their Pitch for Quantum Technology, Unleashing Excitement, Urgency

'What gets me fired up is a future where the entire world benefits from novel developments'

Aerial image of the University of Connecticut during Fall 2023.

UConn Adopts Ambitious 10-Year Strategic Plan

Building on the pillars of promoting holistic student success, expanding the University’s research impact, and helping Connecticut thrive

Sights and scenes around the UConn Health John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington amongst the fall foliage at sunrise on Oct. 19, 2023.

UConn John Dempsey Hospital Receives the 2024 Women’s Choice Awards as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Eight Areas

The Women’s Choice Awards has named UConn John Dempsey Hospital as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, Cancer Care, Stroke Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Breast Cancer, Mammogram Images, Women’s Services and Obstetrics

4 UConn students share recycling facts on posters outside a football stadium.

UConn Earns High Marks in Global Sustainable University Ratings

GreenMetric releases global higher education sustainability rankings for 2023

Aerial image of the University of Connecticut during Fall 2023.

UConn’s Growing Research Strength Reflected in HERD Survey Rankings

Influential survey lists institutions according to research expenditures

McMahon Dining Hall at the UConn Storrs campus

UConn Adjusts FY25 Housing and Dining Fees, Keeps All Other Fees Flat

The UConn Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to adopt the FY25 fee schedule

Entryway sign lit up green for St. Patricks Day and for Sustainability.

UConn to Audit Energy-Savings Options at Multiple Storrs Locations

A deep dive into energy conservation strategies at scores of sites on the Storrs campus, accelerating its drive toward carbon neutrality by 2030