Author: Tiffany Ventura Thiele

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A Conversation with Geno Auriemma

The UConn women’s basketball head coach sits down to discuss the team’s historic 100th consecutive win, reflect on his career and share an important message with #UConnNation. Read Full Story

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Kavli Foundation Increases Investment to CICATS

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(From left) Trisha Pitter, Dr. Cato Laurencin, and Dr. Linda Barry of CICATS photographed February 10, 2017 at UConn Health Center in Farmington, Conn. (Photographer: Gerry McCarthy/UConn Foundation)

Funds to be used for UConn Collaborative Research Groups

In Farmington, the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science at UConn (CICATS) works to promote education, collaboration, and convergence research across the campus and in the community. Read Full Story

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UConn’s Alumni College Tackles the Reality of Fake News

photo of uconn assistant professor anne oeldorf-hirschDo you get your news from Facebook?

If so, you’re not alone. Statistics from the Pew Research Center show that 62 percent of U.S. adults get their news on social media. Read Full Story

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Students Offer Up Huge Thanks

photo of scholarship award recipientsHow many ways can you say, “Thank you?” That was the job of approximately 30 scholarship students during the Transform Lives Scholarship Dinner on Thursday, October 7.
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Changing the Mammogram Experience

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From left: Dr. Bruce Liang, dean, UConn School of Medicine; Nat Messina ’74 (BUS), ’81 (LAW), president and a director of the Beekley Family Foundation; Richard Carbray ’75 (PHARM), UConn Board of Trustees member; Ayn LaPlant, chief executive officer, Beekley Corporation; and Dr. Andrew Agwunobi, chief executive officer and executive vice president for health affairs at UConn Health.

UConn Health’s new state-of-the-art Beekley Imaging Center aims to reduce stress, enhance women’s careRead Full Story

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Dr. Jeff Rosow ’80 Reflects on Life in the Dentist’s Chair

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From left: Dr. Jaime Irizarry, Lois Villa CDA, Jamie Godwin CDA, Kathy Langlais RDH, and Dr. Jeff Rosow.

Hard work and perseverance has paid off for Dr. Jeff Rosow ’80 DMD. Rosow recently retired after a 36-year career in dentistry, but he doesn’t forget where it all began: at UConn’s School of Dental Medicine.Read Full Story