Category: Inside UConn Nation

stories featured in the Inside UConn Nation publication

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UConn’s Own “Folk Hero” on Basketball and Green Tea Lava Cake

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Do you remember Ace Watanasuparp?

He was the first Asian-American walk-on for the UConn men’s basketball team in 2000.Read Full Story

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Grab a Rake, a Hammer, or a Paint Brush

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From cleaning up beaches to building homes, UConn alumni groups across the country will be volunteering in their communities during the month of April for a new community service initiative called UConn Cares.Read Full Story

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Alumna Hopes UConn Nation Can Help Her

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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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Parents Fund Brings Civil Rights Advocate to Campus

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New York civil rights attorney Charles F. Coleman Jr. visited the Storrs campus recently to speak to students about “America After Obama.”Read Full Story

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Commencement and Move-out Dates

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Move-out details

Residence halls close at 12 noon on Monday, May 8, except the Charter Oak and Hilltop Apartment communities, which close Wednesday, May 31.Read Full Story

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Female Artists Brought Home the Bacon

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New exhibit opening at Benton

How do you make your mark as an artist when you have to support your family and don’t get invited to show your work in serious art exhibits because of your gender? Read Full Story

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Question of the Issue

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We got some great responses from alums and fans to our Question of the Issue in December, “What’s your favorite UConn sports moment?”Read Full Story

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New Legacy Medals for Students with UConn Parents

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This year, for the first time, the UConn Office of Alumni Relations will distribute legacy medals to graduating seniors who have a parent, grandparent, or sibling who graduated from UConn.Read Full Story