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UConn announces new president

Thomas C. Katsouleas, executive vice president and provost of the University of Virginia, will become UConn’s next president, replacing Susan Herbst. Katsouleas, a leading plasma scientist and engineer, starts Aug. 1.

Brothers donate $1 million to launch UConn’s first cybersecurity instructional lab

In response to the growing need for cybersecurity experts, brothers Samuel ’50 and Stephen Altschuler ’54 donated $1 million to launch the university’s cybersecurity instructional lab and develop a curriculum to meet the demands.

Alum gives $1 million for UConn Football upgrades

The gift from Chris Fraser ’80 will pay for installing new lockers in the Burton Family Football Complex, and other significant initiatives and enhancements for the UConn football program.

They went to UConn? Cool.

What do comedian Bobby Moynihan, novelist Wally Lamb, and Senator Chris Murphy have in common? They’re all UConn alums. Check out UConn’s new Notable Alumni page.

Jamelle Elliott is back

Former UConn women’s basketball standout and University of Cincinnati basketball coach is heading up the new National “C” Club, providing mentoring and networking for former and current student-athletes.

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Helping Connecticut Businesses

The Innovation Partnership Building officially opens, bringing faculty, students, and industry together with state-of-the-art equipment to develop products and solve real-world problems.
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Udderly Happy Cows

UConn dairy cows can choose when they want to be milked thanks to two new robots.
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Read the Room

Wilbur Cross Reading Rooms have been restored, combining the original classic academic look and modern technology.
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Alum is Runner-Up in Miss America Pageant

UConn Nation had reason to cheer during the 91st Miss America pageant on Sept. 10 as Miss Connecticut Bridget Oei ’18 (CLAS), an honors student who majored in environmental chemistry, finished as first runner-up. Listen to the full episode and more UConn 360.

John Fodor ’85

UConn Foundation names interim president and CEO.
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Josh Newton Leaves

UConn Foundation president and CEO takes job at Emory University.
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Where the Wild Things Are

The works of Maurice Sendak have a new home at UConn.
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A World First

UConn Health, Connecticut Children’s to host First Gene Therapy Trial for rare childhood disorder.
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Ranking rises

UConn climbs to highest-yet ranking among the nation’s top public universities, reaching No. 18.
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Field Hockey Champs

UConn’s undefeated field hockey team are national champs (again!).
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An extraordinary $22.5 million gift will help UConn’s budding entrepreneurs and innovators.
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Winter Storm X

A UConn researcher weighs in on the real impact of naming winter storms and how it impacts credibility.
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Bobby Moynihan on Life after SNL

Bobby Moynihan ’99 (SFA), Saturday Night Live veteran and one of UConn’s most famous alums, on his next chapter.
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The Expanse

Two UConn physics professors will be among the first to explore the vast reaches of our universe with the new James Webb Space Telescope.
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