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An aerial view of the Storrs campus on Oct. 9, 2013. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Campus Master Plan to Provide Blueprint for Change

Making the Storrs campus an intellectual and cultural hub is the planners’ goal.

Helping Veterans Earn a UConn Degree

The University has extended the veterans' tuition waiver to intersession classes, and waived the admissions application fee.

18 Months of Construction, 1,700 Jobs, and Counting

Structural steel emerges from the ground where tomorrow’s hospital tower will stand beside today’s, marking another milestone in the UConn Health campus transformation under Bioscience Connecticut.

Todd Fake, right, a researcher at the UConn Marine Sciences Technology Center, left, explains a tool for predicting storm surge to Provost Mun Choi during and event to announce the launch of the Institute for Community Resiliency and Climate Adaptation held on Jan. 24, 2014 at the Branford House at the University of Connecticut Avery Point campus in Groton. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

New Institute to Focus on Adapting to Climate Change

The Institute for Community Resiliency and Climate Adaptation will develop best practices for managing the risks from extreme weather events.

The Vice Provost for Diversity Pre-doctoral and Post MFA In-Residence Fellows, from left, Quan Tran, Melissa Huerta, Amanda Almond, and LaToya Eaves. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Path to the Professoriate

UConn’s new Diversity In-Residence Fellowships provide future college professors with an opportunity for scholarly development.

UConn is Sierra Club’s No. 1 ‘Coolest School’

UConn has won the top spot in 'Sierra' magazine’s nationwide rankings for efforts to encourage sustainability, green technology, and environmental stewardship.

Solar panels at the Depot Campus on Aug. 7, 2013. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

New UConn Microgrid to Provide Power in Storm-related Outages

The University has received state funding to create an independent microgrid energy system at the Depot Campus.

Governor’s Signature Puts ‘Next Generation Connecticut’ Plan into Action

The bill, which received overwhelming bipartisan support in the General Assembly, went into effect Tuesday with Malloy’s signature at the State Capitol.

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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.

Denise Ferrier, a student teacher at Sedgwick Middle School in West Hartford leads a Spanish class. (Peter Morenus / UConn Photo)

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.