Author: Suzanne Morrissey

UConn Foundation Reaches Donation Milestone

Student scholarships, UConn Endowment are big winners in the FY17 totals

The UConn Foundation has raised nearly $72 million in FY17. Over the last three fiscal years, donors to the University have made commitments and gifts totaling $227 million, by far the best three-year period in UConn’s history.Read Full Story

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Mystery Photo

a stack of mystery photos

UConn has a mystery. Four, in fact. As the team in the University’s Archives & Special Collections works on digitizing the thousands of photos owned by the library, they occasionally come across images with little if any background information.Read Full Story

Ray Sackler

A Tribute to Dr. Raymond Sackler

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Dr. Raymond Sackler preparing for the 1998 commencement ceremony, where he received an honorary degree. (Credit: Richard Boynton)

It is with great sorrow that the UConn Foundation shares news of the passing of a great friend to the University of Connecticut, Dr. Raymond Sackler, MD (HON ’98). Dr. Sackler died on July 17 after a brief illness. He was 97 years old.
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photo of alumna Margaret (Peggy) Karbovanec '63 (ED)

Alumna Hopes UConn Nation Can Help Her

photo of alumna Margaret (Peggy) Karbovanec '63 (ED)

Margaret Karbovanec ’63 (ED) needs UConn Nation to know her story. It’s literally a matter of life and death.Read Full Story

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Get Your Science On

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Lakshmi Nair (left), assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and chemical, materials, and bio-molecular engineering, and Anson Ma, assistant professor of chemical engineering, share their expertise on 3D printing of human organs.

UConn’s popular Science Salon series has a new slate of topics starting in October. Conceived as a way for the state’s university to share the cutting-edge research of its renowned faculty with the public, the Science Salon will hold six events through the spring. Read Full Story

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Huskies Forever Weekend Is Right Around the Corner

photo of a family with jonathan at huskies forever weekend

It’s almost time for Huskies Forever Weekend, Oct. 21-23. And from bus tours to games to performances (and don’t forget the 40th and 50th reunions for the Classes of 1976 and 1966!), there’s something for everyone.Read Full Story