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2012 Spring – Alumni News and Notes 1970s

Sherwood J. Anderson ’70 (CLAS) was inducted into the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame for his 36-year career at The Hartford Courant, reporting on high school sports. Sandra Donaldson ’70 MA, ’77 Ph.D. received the 2011 Faculty Achievement in Research Award from the University of North Dakota. A Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor, […]

2012 Spring – Alumni News and Notes 1940s, 50s, 60s

1940s Sidney Goldstein ’49 (CLAS), ’51 MA has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry and the Steinhardt Social Research Institute of Brandeis University. The award, which recognized his contributions to Jewish demography, was presented in October at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. Goldstein is George Hazard […]

Boys fleeing violence along the border of Darfur and Chad as a sandstorm approaches, 2007

Preserving a People’s Heritage

The acclaimed actress and humanitarian activist 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. She delivered remarks to graduates of the School of Fine Arts during Commencement Ceremonies in 2011. I first […]

Janet Paulsen, a graduate student, in the lab on Feb. 21, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Grad Student Earns Award Nomination for Work Fighting Infectious Diseases

A graduate student in pharmaceutical sciences who is helping develop new drugs to fight potentially life-threatening infectious diseases is among nine UConn finalists for a 2012 Women of Innovation Award.

Nurse attending to an elderly person.

School of Nursing Offers New Advanced Degree Program

The new four-year program, which focuses on advanced clinical practice, offers a variety of specialized tracks.

University to Appeal NCAA Denial of UConn’s Waiver Application

President Herbst vows to continue the process.

Professor Emerita Awarded Poetry Society of America’s Highest Honor

Marilyn Nelson joins Robert Frost and Wallace Stevens as a recipient of the Frost Medal for 'distinguished lifetime service to American poetry.'

A candle burning.

Cleveland Donald Jr., Former Director of Waterbury Campus, Dies

Donald, who was active in the civil rights movement, was the second black graduate of the University of Mississippi in 1966.

Freshmen Rowe Scholars Announced

The University of Connecticut is pleased to announce that eight freshmen from the Class of 2014 have been selected as Rowe Health Professions Scholars. Those honored are: Joshua Andrade, Gian Grant, Mallory Honda, Maciej Kosakowski, Mallory Perry, Thomas Silva, Kristen Springer, and Geyang “Athena” Tao. The John and Valerie Rowe Health Professions Scholars Program aids […]

Federal Grant to Fund Community-Supported Aquaculture Project

The shellfish aquaculture business in Connecticut is getting a boost from a new federal grant. Connecticut Sea Grant at the University of Connecticut has received $269,142 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to investigate the feasibility of a new community-supported aquaculture (CSA) program at the Noank Aquaculture Cooperative in Groton. Similar to community-supported agriculture […]