News Releases

UB, with NASA teams, to live stream historic total solar eclipse on August 21

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation on Monday, August 21, 2017. Over the course...

SASD student-designers win Visitabilty Home Contest

Three teams of interior design majors from Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) have won nearly every award, including First Place, at the Visitability...

Stellar Year for UB Space Grant Winners

Four University of Bridgeport faculty members and two students have been awarded approximately $40,000 from the Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium to further their...

UB engineering students win big at 2017 ASEE event

University of Bridgeport engineering students have emerged big winners at the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Northeast Section Conference by taking the...

President Neil A. Salonen to leave the University of Bridgeport next year

Neil A. Salonen said Wednesday that he will step down as president of the University of Bridgeport (UB) on June 30, 2018. Board of Trustee...
Commencement 2017

Cheers and memories at University’s 107th Commencement

It was a time to celebrate milestones and acknowledge loved ones on Saturday, May 6, 2017, when the University of Bridgeport held its 107th...

UB to live stream Commencement ceremonies on May 6 and 7 for all to...

The University of Bridgeport will broadcast live video feed from its 107th Commencement on Saturday, May 6, 2017, allowing viewers to watch the ceremony at...

Student Louise Ovner ’17, eager to see the world, to address graduates before heading...

Her mother and father had itchy feet. So Louise Ovner and her twin sister, Evelyn, were only six when their parents took them to Egypt to ride...

Bruce Webster, UB’s legendary men’s basketball coach, dies at 80

The University of Bridgeport mourns the death of long-time and legendary head men’s basketball coach Bruce Webster, who passed away on Wednesday, April 26,...

Engineering students’ explorations into the minute world of electronics awarded at CMOC

Three engineering students from the University of Bridgeport—Wafa Elmannai, Eugene Gerety, and Reem Mahjoub—have won all three prizes at the 25th annual Connecticut Symposium...

After inventing ways to save lives, three from SASD win at NY International Auto...

Industrial design students from the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) won three out of five top prizes at the New York International Auto...

Calling on men (and others) to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” on April...

The University of Bridgeport Civic Engagement Club invites men in the community to join students for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®, an international...

Three from UB business school win NABA scholarships

Three students from University of Bridgeport's Ernest C. Trefz School of Business  have won National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) scholarships. Business majors Michael...

SASD to honor new product innovator Gary van Deursen ’69 on April 29

University of Bridgeport alumnus Gary van Deursen ’69, creator of the world's lightest wheelchair, a wealth of GE appliances, and hundreds of other products...

UB announces Commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients for 2017

University of Bridgeport announced today that alumnus Ramon E. Peralta Jr. '93, president and creative director of Peralta Design, will address the Class of 2017...

International Week: cultural events and exploration for all

The University of Bridgeport warmly invites the community to learn how to salsa, celebrate the arrival of spring at an Indian Holi festival, make...

Alumni Art Show, on view from April 6-16

The University of Bridgeport presents its sixth annual “Alumni Art Show,” on view from April 6 to April 16 at the Shelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold...

UB creates Internet of Things for Teenagers!

The University of Bridgeport (UB) has announced the launch of Internet of Things for Teenagers!, an interactive training program for high school students in...

Breakthrough ideas at UB Faculty (and Student) Research Day

Members of the community are invited to explore the frontiers of engineering, science, design, health, and other fields that shape our lives when the University of Bridgeport hosts...

Four from UB are awarded U.S. State Department’s most competitive language scholarship

Four University of Bridgeport students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships, among the most competitive in the field, to spend...

SASD appoints Max Shangle, design-education expert, as its dean

Max S. Shangle, a longtime leader in the fields of design-education and furniture making, has been named Dean of Shintaro Akatsu School of Design...