Category: UConn Alumni

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Celebrating UConn’s Greats

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On Friday, October 7, UConn recognized four faculty members for their integrity, accomplishments, and commitment to their students. The UConn Faculty Excellent Awards, awarded by the UConn Foundation Office of Alumni Relations, is a nomination-based recognition award that acknowledges the dedicated members of the UConn family.Read Full Story

photo of Dr. Bruce Liang, Nat Messina ’74 (BUS), ’81 (LAW), Richard Carbray ’75 (PHARM), Ayn LaPlant, and Dr. Andrew Agwunobi

Changing the Mammogram Experience

photo of Dr. Bruce Liang, Nat Messina ’74 (BUS), ’81 (LAW), Richard Carbray ’75 (PHARM), Ayn LaPlant, and Dr. Andrew Agwunobi
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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Trustee Helps UConn Scholarship Drive for Women

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Marilda Gándara ’78 JD

UConn trustee Marilda Gándara ’78 JD is helping to launch a new group called Women and Philanthropy that will be dedicated to fundraising, mentoring, and advocating for female students at UConn.Read Full Story

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Five Questions With

photo of gayle russellGayle Russell ’88 MBA, ’95 Ph.D of East Hartford discovered her love of learning when she came to UConn to earn her MBA in finance. She later returned to earn her doctorate and then taught as a finance professor in the United Arab Emirates.Read Full Story

photo of Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS) H ’07

UConn Alum Reveals Rare Campaign Flag Collection

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Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS) H ’07 at the William Benton Museum of Art.

The presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has been one of the most contentious and rancorous campaigns in US history. But it is hardly the nastiest.Read Full Story

Norman Eng '99 (BUS) in Rio.

UConn Alumnus Proud Member of Team USA Track and Field

Norman Eng '99 (BUS) in Rio.
Norman Eng ’99 (BUS) at a practice track in Houston, Texas. (Credit: Norman Eng)

UConn alumnus and chiropractor Dr. Norman Eng, DC ’99 (BUS) is thrilled to be a part of Team USA Track and Field as he accompanies them to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
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New Technology Enhances Campus Security

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UConn has installed a new system that can detect gunshots and explosions, and send live video feed to officers’ cellphones. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

UConn has installed a new technology that can detect gunshots and explosions, notify campus police, map a shooter’s location, and send a live video feed to officers’ cellphones or handheld computers in less than two seconds.
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