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UConn Releases Results of Annual Safety Reports

UConn is releasing two reports this week that detail its response to criminal activity, sexual violence, and other issues it monitors to ensure the safety of its campus communities. The first, the Clery Annual Security and Fire Report, is required annually from all U.S. universities that receive federal financial aid funds. It includes data about […]

Melissa Jacques, a 2010 graduate in engineering, found a job working with jet engines at Pratt & Whitney soon after graduating. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

UConn Graduates Landing Jobs Quickly After Graduation

New figures underscore the effectiveness of UConn's career services, which help prepare students for jobs throughout their time on campus.

Thomas Ritter, recipient of UConn's highest honor, the University Medal, shares a joke with Roger A. Gelfenbien, chair of the Board of Trustees, and M. Adela Eads, Senate Minority Leader, at a reception at the School of Law in 1999. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

Torrington Extension Center Renamed for Late Sen. Adela Eads

UConn’s Board of Trustees is honoring Eads’ legacy of public service by renaming the Litchfield County Extension Center after her.

President Susan Herbst addresses members of UConn Nation during her annual State of the University address. The event was held at NextGen Hall in September. (Angelina Reyes/UConn Photo)

President Herbst Looks to Future of University

In a letter to the UConn community, President Herbst shares a video of her recent 'Conversation on the Future of UConn.'

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, right, speaks with Dr. Bruce T. Liang, left, and Dr. Andrew Agwunobi, during a ceremony at UConn Health Thursday to celebrate the opening of new biotechnology research space as part of the Bioscience Connecticut initiative. (Janine Gelineau/UConn Health Photo)

UConn Health Ceremony Heralds Success of Bioscience Connecticut

Gov. Malloy and legislators joined University leaders today to celebrate the opening of new biotechnology research space.

Students during a lecture in the Chemistry Building on March 13, 2013. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

UConn Students Earn Degrees More Quickly Than National Average

New data indicates that UConn students graduate in 4.2 years, almost a full year ahead of the average bachelor’s degree candidate at 3,600 post-secondary institutions in the U.S.

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‘Tasty Waste Lunch’ Offers Food for Thought

This week, UConn Dining Services will serve a meal produced entirely from 'leftovers' for the first time.

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UConn Marks 6th Year Among Top 25 Public Universities

UConn has been ranked between No. 19 and No. 21 by U.S. News & World Report each year since 2011.

Putnam Refectory. (Gail Merrill/UConn Photo)

UConn in Sierra Club ‘Cool Schools’ Top 10 – Again

UConn is in the Sierra Club 'Cool Schools' Top 10 for the fifth year running, despite a change in survey methodology.

A view of the NextGen Residence Hall, under construction on July 11, 2016. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

NextGen Hall Welcomes First Students

A new 727-bed residence hall, the first building completed under the Next Generation Connecticut initiative, is now open.