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UB launches Global Financial Services MBA, the second program of its kind in the...

  University of Bridgeport’s School of Business has expanded its graduate degree programs with a new Global Financial Services MBA that is the first of...

Bridgeport swimmers continue to star in the classroom

The University of Bridgeport women’s and men’s swimming teams wrapped up a successful 2009-2010 season both in the pool and in the classroom, as...

Making college a reality for disadvantaged kids, thanks to $1.7 million program at the...

Summer vacation typically means days of relaxation for students. But that’s not the case for a group of highly motivated Bridgeport kids who are...

UB to host Leadership Institute for Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International will hold its regional Leadership Institute at the University of Bridgeport on Saturday, July 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...

Dr. Nancy Wei awarded Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Research Grant

Dr. Nancy Wei, an assistant professor at the International College at the University of Bridgeport, has been awarded a 2010 Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Research...

UB’s Walk Against Hunger a huge success

University of Bridgeport students donate more than 10,000 volunteer hours a year throughout Fairfield County, but when they teamed up to participate in Walk...

UB International College student Kirstin Jones wins Norman Woodberry Scholarship

Kirstin Jones, a senior majoring in International Political Economy and Diplomacy at the University of Bridgeport International College, has won a Norman Woodberry Scholarship...

Dick Allen, former director of creative writing at UB, is named Connecticut’s newest poet...

Dick Allen, who inspired generations of aspiring writers for over 35 tears as a teacher at the University of Bridgeport, has been named Connecticut’s...

Top execs from Pez Candy and NewAlliance Bank elected to the University of Bridgeport...

The University of Bridgeport has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Trustees. Joseph Vittoria, President and CEO of Pez Candy,...

UConn and University of Bridgeport establish pharmacy partnership

STORRS, CT. -- A unique new partnership between the University of Connecticut and the University of Bridgeport will qualify more students from Fairfield County...

UB names library learning center in honor of David and Eunice Bigelow

The University of Bridgeport honored David and Eunice Bigelow for their unflagging support of the school and its students at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May...

Bestselling author and educator Ken Bain to be the keynote speaker at UB’s Center...

Noted educator and bestselling author Ken Bain will be the keynote speaker at the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching’s Summer Institute on...

UB engineering students win first place at the American Society of Engineering Education Competition...

What’s the best way to engineer a win? University of Bridgeport School of Engineering students have the formula: for the third year running, they have...

Governor M. Jodi Rell to receive honorary degree from UB

Governor M. Jodi Rell will receive an honorary degree from the University of Bridgeport at Commencement ceremonies on May 8. Governor Rell will open the...

Gossip Girl’s Nicole Fiscella to speak at the University of Bridgeport’s 100th graduation on...

Actress Nicole Fiscella, better known as Isabel from the hit television show Gossip Girl, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Bridgeport’s...

Governor Rell Announces New Partnership with University of Bridgeport to Grow Jobs

Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced a new initiative to spur the development of high-tech start-ups, fostering additional economic development and stimulating job creation...

UB merchandising students visit NYC’s Garment District for insider’s look at fashion industry

University of Bridgeport fashion merchandising Professor Janet Albert and her Costume History class have visited New York City’s Garment District to explore internship opportunities...

Purple Knights Win 2010 United States Gymnastics Association National Team Title

After finishing as co-United States Gymnastics Association National Team Champions with Cornell in 2009, the University of Bridgeport Purple Knights claimed the outright 2010...

Media Career Series presents award-winning journalist Lennie Grimaldi

Journalist, blogger, author, copywriter and media consultant Lennie Grimaldi offers his insight and advice to University of Bridgeport Mass Communication students as he details...

Panel to discuss environmental sustainability on Thursday, April 8

On Thursday, April 8, the University's International College will convene a panel to discuss environmental sustainability. The event, which will be held in the Arnold...

Twenty-seven employees to receive Distinguished Service Awards from the University of Bridgeport

Soon after he began teaching geology at the University of Bridgeport 40 years ago, a student approached Dr. John Nicholas and asked him why...