2012 Spring Edition – UConn Magazine

Geno Goes for the Gold: When Geno Auriemma arrived in the United States at the age of 7 from a small village in Italy he was self-conscious and unsure of himself. He built a basketball dynasty in Storrs and now will lead the USA Basketball National team to the 2012 Olympics in London.

Preserving a People’s Heritage: The acclaimed actress and humanitarian activist Mia Farrow discusses her efforts to document the cultural traditions and oral history of refugees from Sudan and Darfur and the research archive she has established at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

Journeys of Faith: Gerald Krell ’57 (SFA), an award-winning documentary film producer describes his trilogy of films which examine the similarities and differences among the world’s religions, and the hope that they will help make the world a better place.

Driving the Economy: Mary Holz-Clause, the University’s first vice president for economic development, talks about the ways in which UConn can contribute to economic development across the region.

 

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