Melissa Harris-Perry at UConn, Mon. Jan 18th, Jorgensen

Save the Date! Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Observance 2016.
Sponsored by the African American Cultural Center

Come hear Melissa Harris -Perry speak on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at 4PM at the UConn Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts. Admission is free.



Melissa Harris-Perry is the Presidential Endowed Chair in Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University. There she is the Executive Director of the Pro Humanitate Institute and founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South. She is the host of Melissa Harris-Perry, which broadcasts live on MSNBC on Saturdays and Sundays from 10AM to Noon. She is the author of the the award-winning Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought, and Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America. Harris-Perry received her B.A. degree in English from Wake Forest University in 1994 and her Ph.D. degree in political science from Duke University in 1999. She also studied theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York. Harris-Perry previously served on the faculty of the University of Chicago, Princeton University, and Tulane University.

A book signing with Melissa Harris-Perry will be held at 3 pm in the Jorgensen lobby.

UITS Data Center Shutdown for Maintenance, Sat. August 8

UITS is shutting down the University Data Center this weekend for maintenance, Saturday August 8, 2015. This means some services will be unavailable on Saturday from 5:00AM to 5:00PM. Please click on the link below to get more information on availability of services:

Available & Unavailable Services during Outage:
With our high availability infrastructure, we are able to maintain the following services without substantive interruption:

  • Networking (Wired and Wireless)
  • Email (Microsoft Office 365 and Gmail)
  • Learning Management System (HuskyCT)
  • Authentication (NetID, active directory, Radius, CAS, etc)
  • Departmental web content management (Aurora -read only)
  • University Core websites (University Alert Notification System, UConn Today, UConn)

All other centrally hosted IT systems, including Student Administration, SkyBox, Pharos Printing and Enterprise File Server (P and Q drives) will be unavailable during the outage.

Celebrate National Poetry Month

Come check out the new library display with poetry by celebrated authors/poets such as Langston Hughes, Robert Frost and Maya Angelou!

Book Display, National Poetry Month

Stamford Book Display, National Poetry Month

And even more resources available to you at your fingertips, check out the Library of Congress New Pinterest Board to celebrate National Poetry Month.

National Poetry Month Pinterest Board