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Timothy "Scott" Case 92 (ENG), co-founder of Priceline.com speaks to students to kick off UConn's “Month of Discovery.”

Priceline.com Alum Ushers In ‘Month of Discovery’

Everyone is born with the most important skill to become a successful entrepreneur – the ability to ask why, said the founding chief technology officer of Priceline.com. Read Full Story

Karen Munson

Karen Munson Savors the Sweet Taste of Success

Karen Munson is the president of Munson’s Chocolates and a third-generation chocolatier. Her paternal grandparents founded the Dandy Candy Co. in Manchester, Conn. in 1946, using sugar rations from the end of WWII to create ribbon candy and other treats.Read Full Story

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From Backpacks to Badges: Alums Thrive as UConn Police Officers

Obviously, knowing your way around UConn’s campuses is a must for all of its police officers. But more than a dozen of them have an edge: They’re also UConn alumni.Read Full Story

UConn Alum Dan Toscano Named Board of Trustees Chair

Dan Toscano, a UConn alum and active supporter of a wide range of university initiatives, has been named the next Board of Trustees chairman. Read Full Story

We Are the Champions

“Curiosity is key” is the motto that took Ben Curtis ’06 (CLAS) from interning with the New York Yankees his senior year to celebrating at the Oscars this year. Read Full Story

Hot Dog!

Gabriella Medvick ’18 (SFA), aka Grillin’ Gabz, was one of the 12 lucky hotdoggers hired to cruise the 27-foot-long bright yellow and orange Oscar Mayer Wienermobile cross country for the past year.  Read Full Story

Show Runner

Jenn Suozzo ’99 (CLAS) was named executive producer of “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” last fall. The former dancer says she directs each episode as if it were a ballet. Read Full Story

BIG EAST Announces Readmission of University of Connecticut

The BIG EAST Conference has announced that the University of Connecticut will re-join the conference as a full member, with the year of entry to be determined at a later date. Read Full Story

Intense Rivalry Marks Uconn Day at the Yankees

Andrew W. Taylor ’12 (BUS) and his girlfriend, Colleen Kelly, have reached a mutual understanding.Read Full Story

UConn’s Jamelle Elliott: Where She is Now

There are times, says Jamelle Elliott ’96 (BUS), ’97 MA, when she sticks her head in to watch the UConn basketball players practice for a few minutes, because she misses the sweet echo of a bouncing basketball. Read Full Story