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President Susan Herbst, left, greets Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, and Gov. Dannel Malloy as they arrive on a CT Express bus at the Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center on Nov. 13, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Expanded Bus Service Receives Robust Response

Gov. Malloy and Lt.-Gov. Wyman were in Storrs Center Monday to mark the success of the CT Transit route between UConn and Hartford, which has served more than 32,000 passenger trips since August.

The Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 8, 2013. (Ariel Dowski '14 (CLAS)/UConn File Photo)

UConn Ranks High Among the Ranks

Ranked 24th in the country for veterans’ services by U.S. News & World Report this year, the University enrolls about 800 veterans, military service members, military dependents, and ROTC students.

Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, director of UConn Hartford, welcomes attendees at a Metanoia session on 'Islamophobia: A Form of Racism' at the Hartford Public Library. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Metanoia 2017: Confronting Racism Together

Members of the UConn community at campuses across the state took part in this year's Metanoia events on the theme of racism. 

An exterior view of Wilbur Cross lit up teal to promote awareness of Alzheimer's disease. (Garrett Spahn/UConn Photo)

Wilbur Cross Goes Teal for Alzheimer’s Awareness

The University of Connecticut illuminated its signature building, Wilbur Cross, in teal last night as part of a global effort to call attention to Alzheimer's disease.

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UConn, CSCU Pledge Support to Preserve DACA Program

UConn and the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities support litigation to challenge the elimination of the program for undocumented youth.

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Provost Finalists to Take Part in Open Forums

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend public forums with each of the three finalists during their campus visits in November.

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A Message from President Herbst About the Budget

The bipartisan budget agreement includes a $143 million reduction in state funding for UConn, while less than the cut that was previously proposed is still a very steep reduction, says Herbst.

A view of construction along North Eagleville Road on Oct. 13, 2017. (Stephanie Reitz/UConn Photo)

Schedule Changes on North Eagleville Road Infrastructure Project

UConn has had to extend the schedule on the project due to unforeseen complications, including the need to break up and haul away massive amounts of underground rock.

Alexis Dudden, professor of history, discusses the political situation in Japan in UConn's Video Link studio. University Communications recently launched an experts database to help connect media to UConn experts in their fields. (Bret Eckhardt/UConn Photo)

New Tool Links UConn Experts and Media

Launched in October and currently in pilot phase, the database features an initial 50 faculty members across a range of academic disciplines.

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UConn’s Progress: Students Are the Big Picture

While the University has grown by 8,000 students since 1990, the workforce has increased by only 500, mostly faculty, and the percentage of administrators has stayed the same.