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UConn Nation is everywhere—and we're changing the world through alumni achievements and the power of philanthropy. Here's how alumni, donors, fans, and friends are strengthening UConn and making headlines.

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New Technology Enhances Campus Security

June 21, 2016
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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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Honoring Richard L. Schwab ’79 MA, ’81 Ph.D

June 17, 2016

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Richard L. Schwab ’79 MA, ’81 Ph.D. served as dean of the Neag School for a total of 14 years. Over the course of his tenure, the Neag School has received contributions of more than $38 million — and counting — the most money raised under any dean in the School’s history. (Photo Credit: Peter Morenus/UConn)
by: Stefanie Dion Jones
This article was originally published by the Neag School of Education

Over the course of his time as dean — 14 years in total between 1997 and 2016 — Richard L. Schwab ’79 MA, ’81 Ph.D. has overseen a veritable transformation of the Neag School of Education. A community he affectionately refers to as his “second family,” the Neag School is one that Schwab, who stepped down as dean this past month to return to the faculty, has continually shaped for the better with every passing year.
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