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.
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 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
This story was originally published in UConn Today
Within the higher education community, the University of Connecticut has achieved a reputation as an institution that values military veterans and reflects that through its programming and services.Read Full Story
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
During a recent visit back to UConn’s School of Engineering, Russ St. John ’80 (ENG) ’85 MBA met several remarkable students he supported with a scholarship donation.Read Full Story
Sisters Lori and Treacy Riiska may as well be twins.
They have the same mannerisms, the same voice, and they finish each other’s sentences.Read Full Story
This story, written by Rachel Philipson, appeared in the UConn Daily Campus on Oct. 17, 2017.Read Full Story
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
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