News Releases

School of Engineering teams up with Sikorsky at company’s Family Day

University of Bridgeport engineers teamed up with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a Lockheed Martin company, to help celebrate the wonders of flight during the company’s...
UB Homecoming 2017

More than 2,000 celebrate their UB pride at Homecoming

More than 2,000 alumni returned to the University of Bridgeport on October 6-8 for 2017 Homecoming, a record number for the annual three-day extravaganza. “All...

The Bauer Foundation gives $2.3 million to UB to support innovation center

The University of Bridgeport (UB) has announced that it will begin renovations today on Bauer Hall, home of the University’s new Innovation Center for...

UB to celebrate 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees and Distinguished Alumni at inaugural...

The University of Bridgeport (UB) has announced the recipients of its first UB Awards, which recognize its impressive and impactful alumni. The honorees will...

UB lecturer and public policy expert receives “100 Men of Color” Award

University of Bridgeport (UB) lecturer Stephen Balkaran, an expert on diversity, immigration, and public policy, has been named among the “100 Most Influential Men...

UB student among 8 top undergrads in the U.S. picked for “Green Technology” scholarship

Bryan Tavera, a University of Bridgeport (UB) senior majoring in computer science, has been awarded a National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) undergraduate...

UB student-entrepreneur wins $12,000 at CT Next Entrepreneur Innovator Competition

Reem Alattas, the inventor of a next-generation bike helmet and a student-entrepreneur from the University of Bridgeport (UB), has won $12,000 at the CT...
Undergraduate Research at UB

UB Steps Up Its Undergraduate Research

While the words “research” and “scholarship” may sound intimidating to those outside engineering and the sciences, all students and faculty in fact participate in...

Necessary Voices begins Sept. 14 with “Confronting Charlottesville: An Examination of Race in America”

Necessary Voices, University of Bridgeport’s dynamic series on arts and ideas, begins its 2017-2018 season on Thursday, September 14 at 4:30 p.m. with “Confronting...

Chiropractic students invited to train at Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy

Classes at the University of Bridgeport are resuming for the fall semester, but for a select group of students from the College of Chiropractic...

University of Bridgeport to celebrate accomplished young alumni with new award

The University of Bridgeport (UB) has announced five alumni as its inaugural class of Rising Stars. The UB Rising Star Awards recognize the best...
2017 Solar Eclipse

University of Bridgeport engineering students live stream eclipse from Kentucky

An hour before the moon passed directly over the sun at exactly 1:22 pm CDT on Monday in Paducah, Kentucky, during the Great American...

UB and City of Bridgeport to develop new baseball field at Seaside Park

The University of Bridgeport (UB) has announced its partnership with the City of Bridgeport to renovate Diamond #1 at Seaside Park, a baseball field...

UB engineers, along with Connecticut Space Grant Consortium team, to carry NASA experiment during...

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will plunge portions of 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina into two minutes of darkness...

UB completes successful launch prior to monitoring solar eclipse on August 21

Twice a day, 365 days a year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service launches weather balloons to provide above-ground meteorological data. The...

UB hires national search firm to help find its next president

The University of Bridgeport (UB) has hired Isaacson Miller, a national firm specializing in the recruitment of high-level leaders for nonprofits and education, to...
UB Clinics

Quick! Name that enzyme! UB students did, and won, at NMSA

A team of University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine students has won second place at the Naturopathic Medical Student Association Competition, an annual...

Up and running, UB’s new microgrid provides clean, continuous power

The University of Bridgeport (UB) announced today the completion of a new fuel-cell microgrid on campus that will supply continuous, environmentally clean power to...

Fones School professor wins lifetime achievement award

Olga A.C. Ibsen, RDH, MS, FAADH, an adjunct professor at Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport, has won the 2017...

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...