Author: Tiffany Ventura Thiele

UConn Health, UConn Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and The Jackson Laboratory Announce New Statewide Pain Consortium

UConn Health, UConn Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) have announced the creation of the Connecticut Pain Consortium, a translational pain research and education collaboration which is the first of its kind in the Connecticut medical community. Read Full Story

The Science of Cooking

Chef David Bouley ’17H wants you to think about how food makes you feel.

This concept has guided the career of the award-winning New York chef and restauranteur Read Full Story

Dentists Together, Huskies Forever: Alumni Couple Give Back to School of Dental Medicine

, Dr. Jason Raney ’03, DMD and Dr. Nicole Cambria ’03, DMD

As classmates and soon after, a couple, Dr. Jason Raney ’03, DMD and Dr. Nicole Cambria ’03, DMD graduated from the same class at UConn’s School of Dental Medicine. Today, they share their lives and a passion for dentistry – together. Read Full Story

From Student to Teacher: A UConn School of Medicine Journey

Dr. Anton Alerte, MD ’98
Dr. Anton Alerte, MD ’98

Dr. Anton Alerte, MD ’98 remembers interviewing with the UConn School of Medicine during a blizzard, when an Admissions staff member offered him a cup of coffee. The kindness and warmth of that simple exchange turned into a lifelong connection with UConn.Read Full Story

UConn Alum Drew Cole ’14 Hits the Right Note on “The Voice”

Surreal.

It’s how UConn alum and “The Voice” contestant Drew Cole ’14 (CLAS) sums up his experience on the Emmy-award winning reality-competition program.Read Full Story

Amanda Bradley '15 MA writes on the rock on UConn Gives giving day

First UConn Gives Event Raises Over $260,000

Amanda Bradley '15 MA writes on the rock on UConn Gives giving day
Amanda Bradley ’15 MA writes on the rock on UConn Gives giving day. (G. J. McCarthy/UConn Foundation)

36-hour giving day event receives nearly 2,500 gifts

During UConn’s first-ever online giving event, many supporters enthusiastically came together, which resulted in nearly 2,500 gifts, raising more than $260,000 for the University. Read Full Story

Jaclyn Paride ’17 (BUS) (CLAS), of Zapployment answers question from Peter J. Werth during an entrepreneurship and innovation huddle on December 4, 2017

Impact in Action: Future Entrepreneurs Share Ideas with Philanthropist Peter J. Werth

Jaclyn Paride ’17 (BUS) (CLAS), of Zapployment answers question from Peter J. Werth during an entrepreneurship and innovation huddle on December 4, 2017
Jaclyn Paride ’17 (BUS) (CLAS), of Zapployment answers question from Peter J. Werth during an entrepreneurship and innovation huddle on December 4, 2017. (Photo / Peter Morenus, UConn)

UConn’s future entrepreneurs had the unique opportunity to pitch their businesses to someone who knows what it takes to create a company from scratch: Peter J. Werth, philanthropist and innovator in generic prescription medication.Read Full Story

Philanthropist Peter J. Werth, UConn Foundation President and CEO Joshua R. Newton, and UConn Foundation Board of Directors Chair Dan Toscano ’87

UConn Receives Second Largest Gift in its History

Philanthropist Peter J. Werth, UConn Foundation President and CEO Joshua R. Newton, and UConn Foundation Board of Directors Chair Dan Toscano ’87
Philanthropist Peter J. Werth, UConn Foundation President and CEO Joshua R. Newton, and UConn Foundation Board of Directors Chair Dan Toscano ’87 (Photo / UConn Foundation)

Philanthropist Peter J. Werth Commits $22.5 Million to Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The UConn Foundation has received a $22.5 million commitment from Peter J. Werth, ensuring a legacy of innovation and entrepreneurship for generations of students to come.Read Full Story

photo of Dr. Kate Steckowych ’13 (PHR) ’15 Pharm.D. and Dr. Marie Smith ’77 (PHR)

Foundation Chat: The Future of Pharmacy with Dr. Marie Smith and Dr. Kate Steckowych

photo of Dr. Kate Steckowych '13 (PHR), '15 Pharm.D. and Dr. Marie Smith '77 (PHR)
Dr. Kate Steckowych ’13 (PHR) ’15 Pharm.D., Dr. Henry A. Palmer Postdoctoral Fellow (left) and Dr. Marie Smith ’77 (PHR), Assistant Dean for Practice and Public Policy Partnerships and the Dr. Henry A. Palmer Endowed Professor of Community Pharmacy Practice (right)

Most people would admit that the only time they interact with a pharmacist is picking up prescriptions at their local pharmacy. But that’s only part of the story. Read Full Story