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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.

Jonathan the Husky leads the UConn Marching Band and the platform party onto the steps of the Hartford campus for the dedication ceremony on Aug. 23, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Opens New Downtown Hartford Campus

Crowds gathered for the historic occasion, as students and local leaders joined UConn in the celebration.

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Engineering Alumna Named to Board of Trustees

Jeanine Armstrong Goiun '87 (ENG) has been elected to serve a four-year term on the Board, beginning in September.

Thousands gather with candles to march along the path that White Supremacists took the prior Friday with torches on the University of Virginia Campus in Charlottesville, United States on August 16, 2017. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Charlottesville: A Message to the UConn Community

'It is my commitment – it is my promise – that this will always remain a university that stands firmly for the virtues of democracy, equality, civil discourse, and human rights,' says President Herbst.

Exterior view of the Stamford residence hall. (Ryan Glista/UConn Photo)

UConn Stamford Opens Student Housing

A new six-story building in Stamford that will house almost 300 students a year opens today, and its first residents will move in next week.