Author: Jennifer Huber

Sarah Schatz ’20, recipient of the full Nutmeg Scholarship, moves into her dorm room on August 26, 2016.

Transforming Lives: Nutmeg Scholar Sarah Schatz ’20

Sarah Schatz ’20, recipient of the full Nutmeg Scholarship, moves into her dorm room on August 26, 2016.
Sarah Schatz ’20, recipient of the full Nutmeg Scholarship, moves into her dorm room on August 26, 2016.

What is it like to witness a dream come true? We wanted to capture that moment—the second a life changes. The moment a promising high school senior finds out she earned a full scholarship to UConn.Read Full Story

Angelo DeFazio '85 (PHARM) & Fludiona Naka (MED) at WNPR.

Alumnus, Student Star in UConn Scholarship Campaign

Angelo DeFazio '85 (PHARM) & Fludiona Naka (MED) at WNPR.
Angelo DeFazio ’85 (PHARM) & Fludiona Naka (MED) at WNPR. (Credit: UConn Foundation)

Angelo DeFazio, president and CEO of Arrow Pharmacy & Nutrition Centers, and medical student Fludiona Naka, a graduate of Hartford’s Bulkeley High School, will star in a statewide campaign promoting the UConn Foundation’s Transform Lives initiative to raise $150 million for scholarships and fellowships.
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Dr. Pramod Srivastava and Angela Kueck, Ovarian Cancer Researchers of UConn Health on Oct. 1, 2014.

UConn Honors Heroes in Fight Against Cancer

Dr. Pramod Srivastava and Angela Kueck, Ovarian Cancer Researchers of UConn Health on Oct. 1, 2014.
Dr. Pramod Srivastava and Angela Kueck, Ovarian Cancer Researchers of UConn Health on Oct. 1, 2014. (Lanny Nagler/UConn Photo)

The 7th Annual White Coat Gala: Honoring Heroes and Healers, to benefit UConn Health, will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. University President Susan Herbst will host with Mark Zinni, anchor of Eyewitness News on WFSB Channel 3.
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Donors Honored for Supporting New Outpatient Pavilion

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Carole and Ray Neag. (Credit: Defining Photo)

Gratitude was the resounding message at a private dedication ceremony on November 19 for donors who named spaces in the new UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion, which opened in 2015. Read Full Story

Physicians’ Group Endows Scholarship

A group of nearly 100 Connecticut physicians pledged their support to help promising students attend the UConn School of Medicine. The Hartford Medical Society established a $103,000 endowment that will provide a scholarship to a medical student every year in perpetuity.Read Full Story

RELEASE: Cancer Research, Dental Medicine Benefactors to be Honored at Gala

UConn Health and the UConn Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Carole and Ray Neag Medal of Honor. Philanthropists Mark and Laura Yellin and corporate supporter Straumann USA will be honored at the Sixth Annual White Coat Gala.

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Alumna Gives Dental School’s Largest Gift

Kate Burr, DMD
Kate Burr, DMD ’85

“I want to pay it forward,” says Kathleen Burr, DMD ’85, an avid orthodontist and horsewoman.

Dr. Burr and her spouse, Robin Malkasian, will be paying it forward to students who follow in Dr. Burr’s footsteps to the UConn School of Dental Medicine, a national leader. Upon Dr. Burr’s retirement from private practice this year, the couple pledged an estimated $2 million estate gift—the largest gift ever committed to the School of Dental Medicine.
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