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Irma Valverde ‘18 (CLAS, BUS) listens to a lecture by Professor Anna Radziwillowicz in the School of Business. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

#SaveUConn: It’s About the Students

The budget recently passed by the General Assembly would result in major reductions to need- and merit-based financial aid for students across the board.

19th Century UConn? Legislature’s Budget Would Damage State, UConn

The General Assembly's budget would reduce the state appropriation to UConn by just shy of 30 percent. Campuses would close, financial aid would be slashed, and thousands of jobs in the private economy would be lost.

One of UConn's most visible individuals speaks about UConn's journey to this point.


One of UConn's most visible individuals speaks about UConn's journey to this point.

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Budget Passed by State Legislature Potentially Devastating to UConn

President Herbst outlines the likely impact the approved budget would have on the University.

Jeff Hooper '02 (ENG), manager of engineering at Electric Boat, was one of the speakers at the event. He told engineering students that he became interested in this career field through work on his senior design project. (Christopher LaRosa/UConn Photo)

Congressional Delegation Lauds New Undersea Engineering Program

U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, said UConn's role in training a new generation of highly skilled naval engineers is crucial to maintaining the state's future economic growth.

Members of the Class of 2021 pose on the Great Lawn for their class photo on Aug. 26, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Rises to 18th Among U.S. Public Universities

The No. 18 ranking is UConn's highest yet. The University also moved up to No. 56 among all public and private universities, which places it among the top 5 percent of institutions nationwide.

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UConn Statement on Potential Federal Overhaul to Title IX

Today the U.S. Department of Education announced that it will overhaul the Title IX guidance on sexual assault and harassment.

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President Herbst Responds to DACA Decision

"Above all, these bright young people are striving to succeed. That sense of hope and opportunity represents the great promise of the United States and our higher education system," says President Herbst.

Many students attending Convocation wore T-shirts with a quote from Nelson Mandela. (Jack Templeton '18 (CLAS)/UConn Photo)

Welcome Back, UConn: A Message from President Herbst

'Education is paramount in combating the kind of hatred we saw on display this month' at Charlottesville and elsewhere, says President Herbst.

From left, freshmen Ryan Wellington '21 (BUS), livia Knuth '21 (CAHNR), Bryant Cuapio '21 (SFA), Cassidy Colosi '21 (CLAS), Everett Grethel '21 (SFA), and Prachi Udeshi '21 (CAHNR) at the Student Union. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn’s Strength Draws Talented New Freshmen Across Campuses

More students have enrolled at the regional campuses this year, drawn by the opening of the new downtown Hartford Campus and new student housing at the Stamford Campus.