Category: UConn Alumni

photo of Michael Cantor '80, '83 JD, Frank Bergonzi '83, and Mark Vergnano '80

Tough Engineering Classes Forged These CEOs

photo of Michael Cantor '80, '83 JD, Frank Bergonzi '83, and Mark Vergnano '80
Michael Cantor ’80 (ENG), ’83 JD, Frank Bergonzi ’83 (ENG), and Mark Vergnano ’80 (ENG)
Was there something in the water in Castleman?

Joking aside, the School of Engineering’s main classroom building produced an unusual number of CEOs from chemical engineering in the early ’80s.Read Full Story

uconn alumnus bobby moynihan '99 (SFA)

After SNL, UConn Alum Bobby Moynihan Begins New Chapter

uconn alumnus bobby moynihan '99 (SFA)
Bobby Moynihan ’99 (SFA) talks about his new sitcom, “Me, Myself & I” (Photo/Bobby Moynihan)
Saturday Night Live veteran Bobby Moynihan ’99 (SFA), one of UConn’s most famous alums, moved to Los Angeles recently to star in the new CBS sitcom “Me, Myself & I.”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

photo of Dr. Robert Dunn '51, '55 meeting with students

UConn Remembers Neag School Alum Robert Dunn

photo of Dr. Robert Dunn '51 MA, '55 Ph.D. meeting with students
Dr. Robert Dunn ’51 MA, ’55 Ph.D. (left) and Gladys Dunn at a 2011 event recognizing the students who participated in the Neag School’s study abroad program. We honor Mr. Dunn’s memory and his generosity toward students with dreams to study internationally.

Neag School alum Robert E. Dunn ’51 MA, ’55 Ph.D., an accomplished educator and administrator, spent his life inspiring bright young minds in the classroom and abroad. With his passing on July 18, 2017, UConn remembers Dunn’s philanthropic vision of ensuring student success and opportunity.Read Full Story

Dr. Tom Winters and Dr. Rebecca Moroose joined by Zach Winters in front of a logo of their team, the Florida Firefrogs.

The Doctors Will See You Now–At the Ballpark

Dr. Tom Winters and Dr. Rebecca Moroose joined by Zach Winters in front of a logo of their team, the Florida Firefrogs.
Dr. Tom Winters ’80 MD and Dr. Rebecca Moroose ’80 MD joined by Zach Winters in front of a logo of their team, the Florida Fire Frogs.
Dr. Tom Winters ’80 MD and Dr. Rebecca Moroose ’80 MD are doctors by day, Fire Frogs by night.Read Full Story

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Birding, Learning, and Adventure in the Foothills of the Himalayas

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Hollywood parodies of a typical American vacation invoke imagery of a testy ride in a wood-paneled station wagon to sandy beaches, log cabins, or theme parks.Read Full Story