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    Winning debut at Pratt & Whitney Stadium.

    The UConn football team opened their season in the newly named Pratt & Whitney stadium, with a win over Villanova. See more.

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    Welcome to UConn Nation.

    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.


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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