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CPIA’s Pi Sigma Alpha awarded 2016-17 Chapter Activity Grant

Pi Sigma Alpha (PSI), the nation's sole honor society for students of political science, has awarded the University of Bridgeport (UB) chapter the coveted...
Mading Anyuon

CPIA at 18th Annual United Nations Conference

Joining over 700 educators and students, the University of Bridgeport College of Public and International Affairs (CPIA) returned to the United Nations on Jan....
Amy Berger

Spotlight On: Amy Berger ’12

Amy Berger '12 has done what many a UB student aspires to do - turn their  thesis project into a career stepping stone. In...

UB alumna, first woman to coach men’s winning volleyball team, is...

Alumna Shilla Omuriwe Buyungo ’05, ’09 is standing patiently in a conference room at Wahlstrom Library, waiting for a photographer to direct her. But...

A scientific approach to human behavior in the workplace

Job satisfaction and dissatisfaction, the match between job opening and ideal candidate, navigating the multinational conglomerate workforce—we are cajoled by the likes of Career...

Hoop dreams: how one student got a big assist from UB...

Long before he clicked open the e-mail notifying him that he just won the $10,000 UB Alumni Association Scholarship for 2016-2017, Mendel Murray used to...
2017 Soccer Hall of Fame

Alumni Spotlight On: Wolfgang “Wolfie” Woischke ’75

The Connecticut Soccer Hall of Fame (CSHOF) welcomed one of our own at this year’s annual dinner, held at the Radisson in Cromwell, Connecticut...
Nick Roes '74 playing guitar in the top bunk of his dorm room in North Hall, freshman year.

Alumni Spotlight On: Nick Roes ’74, ’83

Nick Roes '74, '83 "was just poking around in a nostalgic mood" when he came across our news site and decided to share his UB...
University of Bridgeport and City of Bridgeport officials unite for the unveiling of "The Bridge"

UB students craft publicity campaign for downtown Bridgeport revival

A city and the university bearing its name are intrinsically bound together. What better way to strengthen that bond than through a semester-long class...
ECNY dinner with Michael Bloomberg

Trefz MBA students meet former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg at ECNY...

More than 500 prominent attendees were introduced to the University of Bridgeport’s top MBA students at the Economic Club of New York (ECNY) dinner...
University of Bridgeport Model UN

UB’s Model United Nations team wins highest awards in Kobe, Japan

The University of Bridgeport Model United Nations (UBMUN) team had an outstanding victory at the international conference held in Kobe, Japan over the Thanksgiving...

CPIA dean awarded fellowship at Taiwan’s Academia Sinica Institute

The Republic of China Ministry of Foreign Affairs has awarded College of Public and International Affairs (CPIA) Dean Dr. Thomas Ward with a research...

UB staff are some Tough Mudders!

Attracted to mud? Addicted to danger? You may want to join the extreme sport sweeping University of Bridgeport staff at the next scheduled Tough...

UB and the Klein – experiential learning fits the bill

Between curtain up and curtain down, emcee Paul Shaffer of Late Show with David Letterman fame warmly welcomed one stellar act after another onto...

Criminal Justice and Human Security students gain critical perspective

It is one thing to teach about the challenges of human security and criminology, but Dr. Kadir Akyuz has lived it, facing life or...
Homecoming Weekend 2016 - PK5K

Homecoming Weekend 2016 turns up record attendance and PK Pride

It just keeps getting better and better. When Welcome Back Weekend returned to campus in 2014, it was after a 25-year gap. This year...

UB professor cast in Off-Broadway debut of Noël Coward musical, Nov....

University of Bridgeport Professor Ian McDonald has been cast in the Off-Broadway debut of Noël Coward's musical Hoi Polloi. The script was recently discovered...

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of After Auschwitz by UB’s Richard Rubenstein

Over 150 students, faculty and community members filled the Arnold Bernhard Center’s Tower Room as the College of Public and International Affairs (CPIA) hosted...

Real-World experience key to UB’s redesigned MBA in Human Resources

Preparing students for the real world takes real-world pedagogy and opportunities. It follows, then, that recruitment and retention of career-oriented faculty and administration attracts...

Purple Knights Expected to Hit GPA Out of the Park Once...

As UB students slide into winter recess after a rigorous end-of-fall-semester finals week, student-athletes on the softball team are bound to hit their G.P.A....

Fall 2014 Alternative Break at the Heifer International Farm

The weekend before Thanksgiving 2014, 12 University of Bridgeport students discovered how very much they are thankful for during an overnight stay in Heifer...

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