Next Generation Connecticut Seeks to Continue State’s Tradition of Innovation
Connecticut has a proud history of innovation. As the 21st century brings new opportunities, the state is responding with Next Generation Connecticut.
Neag School Moves up Four Spots in National Graduate School Rankings
In the U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate schools released this month, the Neag School of Education is ranked #28 in the nation.
UConn, State Officials Announce Launch of ‘Next Generation Connecticut’ Initiative
The groundbreaking proposal would dramatically transform UConn STEM research and academics.
UConn Earns Top Score in Third Annual GreenMetric World Ranking
The University scored particularly high in the education category, which includes sustainability courses, research, and outreach.
Former Avery Point Director Jim Baird Dies
As director of the Avery Point campus from 1975 to 1996, Baird oversaw its evolution from modest beginnings to a thriving campus community.
Malloy Leads Bioscience Connecticut Groundbreaking
The first of the Bioscience Connecticut construction projects at the UConn Health Center is now under way.
Health Center-Jackson Lab Project Among Top 10 Business Deals of 2011
The annual list from Site Selection magazine salutes the best corporate facility projects in the world.
President Herbst Reaffirms UConn’s Commitment to Climate Action Plan
On Monday, President Susan Herbst, DEEP Commissioner Daniel Esty, and distinguished research professor Gene Likens participated in the signing of an expanded commitment to environmental action.
Dick Cooper, Former Marine Sciences & Technology Center Director, Dies
Richard “Dick” Cooper, professor emeritus of marine sciences, died suddenly at home on Jan. 28. Cooper played a key role in establishing UConn Avery Point as a Center of Excellence in Marine Research. His accomplishments were many and he touched many lives both professionally and personally, says Ivar Babb, director of the Northeast Underwater Research Technology and Education Center at the Avery Point campus. Cooper was the former director of the National Undersea Research Center at UConn, where he implemented research programs using underwater vehicles across New England, the Great Lakes, and in places around the world, including the rift […]
Second New Classroom Building Now Under Construction
The new East Building, next to Babbidge Library, is scheduled for completion by summer 2012.