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Drs. Robert Dowsett, Jeffrey Spiro and Upendra Hegde. Hegde has received support from Richard and Jane Lublin for his cancer research. (Janine Gelineau/UConn Health Center Photo)

Couple Supports Promising Cancer Research

The gift from Richard and Jane Lublin will help fund the work of Dr. Upendra Hegde.

Left to Right - Lois Jungas, Dr, Bob Jungas, Dr. Achilles Pappano attend the first faculty reunion. (Jennifer Huber/UConn Foundation Photo)

First Health Center Faculty Reunion

The event brought together physicians and dentists who were there when the doors opened in 1968.

Riders, Walkers Join Calhoun Despite Rain

[flickr-gallery id=”72157627330943056″]   The fifth annual NBC Connecticut Jim Calhoun Challenge Ride and Walk drew a large crowd this past Saturday, June 11. Nearly 1,500 people came out to support the fight against cancer. Despite rainy weather, the event was incredibly successful. The annual event raises funds for the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center […]

Dental Alumni Gather at AAPD Conference

More than 100 alumni and family members attended the UConn School of Dental Medicine alumni reception at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 64th Annual Session in New York City. The reception was held at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square on May 28. “The UConn alumni reception was the highlight of the […]

Avon Students Raise Funds for Children’s Cancer

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of Kids for Kids at Avon High School. Avon students raise money for the Children’s Cancer Activity Fund at the University of Connecticut Health Center and volunteer spending time with children undergoing cancer treatment. Every year, students gather on the first Friday in December to light […]

Dental School Opens Lab, Honors Emeritus Professor

More than 80 donors, faculty and staff gathered recently to celebrate the dedication of the new Joseph E. Grasso Dental Simulation Lab at the UConn Health Center. The $1.4 million, state-of-the-art facility will enhance preclinical training for first-, second- and third-year dental students. The existing laboratory space was renovated with funding from UConn 2000, the […]

Gift Honors Father’s Love for UConn, Dentistry

From the January 2011 issue of Our Moment, the UConn Foundation’s e-newsletter. Alumnus Instructor Memorializes Father with Dental Fellowship Robert Kravecs, Sr. loved many things, especially his family, the dental profession and the University Connecticut. Following his death, Kravecs’s son, Robert Kravecs, Jr., D.M.D., ’77 ’81, decided to use part of his inheritance to memorialize […]

Lifetime of Giving Supports Passion for Soccer

A series of gifts from a UConn alum and his wife has accumulated to a total of $100,000.

Alumnus Increases Human Rights Support

Gary Gladstein has already made a significant impact on the University with several major gifts. His most recent $1.25 million gift will further expand UConn’s human rights programming.

Fund-Raising Campaign Surpasses $200 Million

With $202 million already raised, the University is one-third of the way toward reaching its campaign goal of $600 million.