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    Welcome, class of 2019

    Over 3,000 students from the class of 2019 began the semester on the Great Lawn for their official class photo. Watch the video

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    BioBlitz: A race against time.

    UConn scientists and the public tallied nearly 1,200 species during a 24-hour survey of biodiversity on and around the Storrs campus. Read more.

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    Using tiny pumps to extract nectar.

    UConn biologists and an expert on fluid mechanics joined forces to prove that a hummingbird's tongue acts as a pump. See more.

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    Power of good.

    UConn alum Peter Werth III ’80 (CLAS) brings hope and resources to an impoverished, remote region of Nepal through Himalaya Currents, the nonprofit he founded to support sustainable energy and water projects. Read more.


Featured Events

  • Mansfield Town Square, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

    Celebrate the best of Mansfield, with art, music, entertainment, food, games, and activities. Noon-4 p.m. 

  • Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, 7 p.m.

    A talk by bestselling author Rebecca Skloot ('The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks') and the Lacks Family. Free and open to the public.

  • Storrs Campus, Sunday, Sept. 20 & Oct. 18, 2015

    Ready to become a Husky? Find out more at one of our fall Open Houses, Sunday, Sept. 20 & Sunday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m.

  • Storrs Campus, Friday, Oct. 2- Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

    A weekend of fun-filled activities for families of UConn students. Register online for this free event.

  • Strategic Initiatives

  • Expanding educational opportunities, research and innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines at UConn.

  • Reinventing the Connecticut economy by harnessing the impressive research resources across our state.

  • Building on past strengths within the University and opening doors to new ones—product design and improvement, additive manufacturing, biosciences, cyber security and more.

  • Extending the high academic standards and rich intellectual resources of UConn’s schools and colleges.

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