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Company Overview of University of Connecticut
University of Connecticut is an educational institution that offers graduate and postgraduate programs in the field of business, science & technology, and humanities. The schools and colleges of the university include College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Neag School of Education, School of Social Work, School of Medicine, School of Family Studies, School of Fine Arts, Graduate School, School of Law, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, School of Nursing, Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture, and School of Business. University of Connecticut was founded in 1881 and is based in Storrs, Connecticut. The university has endowment assets of $219 million.
353 Mansfield Rd
Storrs Mansfield, CT 06269-9000
Founded in 1881
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University of Connecticut Key Developments
University of Connecticut In Talks To Buy A Nathan Hale Inn
Dec 8 14
University of Connecticut is in negotiations to buy Nathan Hale Inn and Conference Center for about $9.1 million. The Board will consider on December 10, 2014, if the university should negotiate a purchase agreement with the owners. Stephanie Reitz, Spokeswoman of University of Connecticut said, "Acquiring it would be more cost-effective than building a new dorm of the same size, so it's an opportunity for the university to add student housing in a fiscally responsible way."
University of Connecticut and FEI Co. Announce New Collaboration to Create World-Class Microscopy Center
Oct 29 14
The University of Connecticut and FEI Co. have signed an agreement to develop a cutting-edge center for microscopy and materials science research. The center, which will be housed in the new Innovation Partnership Building at UConn's Tech Park, will feature some of the most advanced commercially available electron microscopes. The center will focus on the advanced characterization of materials, which has nearly limitless applications, ranging from clean energy and alternative fuels, to advanced manufacturing technology; semiconductors; vaccine development; and the development of medical devices. The center will open its doors in mid-2015, with the arrival of the first three microscopes from FEI. These instruments will be housed in UConn's Institute of Materials Science. The center will move to its permanent home in Tech Park's Innovation Partnership Building when construction is complete, which is currently scheduled for 2017. Funding for the center is being provided in roughly equal amounts by both UConn and Hillsboro, Ore.-based FEI, and is expected to exceed $25 million over a 15-year period. When complete, the center will house a total of seven instruments from FEI, including the microscope, Titan Themis TEM, which is capable of more than one-hundred million times magnification, allowing scientists to see the individual atoms that materials are made of, determine their arrangement, and measure the electrical and magnetic forces they exert on one another. In addition to the acquisition of the instruments, the agreement includes research funding and support for an electron microscopy scientist and numerous graduate student fellowships. The new microscopy center may also draw researchers from peer academic institutions and industry to the facility to take advantage of its advanced materials characterization capabilities.
The University of Connecticut and Comcast Launch Center of Excellence for Security Innovation
Apr 10 14
The University of Connecticut and Comcast announced the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI) at UConn. The center unites the expertise of researchers within UConn's existing Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering (CHASE) and Comcast's leadership in Internet systems security to develop robust detection systems and analytical tools to ensure that the computer chips and other hardware components vital to Internet broadband systems are shielded from malicious attacks, unauthorized access, and faulty or counterfeit products.
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