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Close to Home Scholarship Builds Strong UConn Tie

Second-year student and scholarship recipient Calvin Ng feels he has a special bond with UConn.

Students cross the street outside the Waterbury campus on May 1, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Gift Promotes Teaching Excellence at Waterbury Campus

A $1 million gift from an alum and his wife will establish an endowed teaching fellowship at the Waterbury campus.

A sell-out crowd of more than 5,000 fans supported the Huskies men's soccer team at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium in the Big East Conference opener in 2011. The stadium is one of the most attended soccer venues in the country. (Stephen Slade for UConn/File Photo)

UConn Alum Pledges Total of $8 Million for Soccer Complex

Together with a previous $3 million gift, the donor's total pledge of $8 million is the largest gift to date for UConn Athletics.

Regina Cusson, dean of nursing, left, Robin Froman, President Susan Herbst, and Provost Mun Choi at the President's office on Aug. 22, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

$2.3 M Pledge will Establish Endowed Chair in Nursing

The pledge, the largest to date for the School, comes from a couple with longstanding ties to the University.

Former Social Work Dean Makes $1M Bequest to School

Nancy Humphreys’ bequest will support a program that encourages social workers to take an active role in politics.

Prabhakar Singh, director of UConn’s Center for Clean Energy Engineering. (Christopher LaRosa/UConn Photo)

UConn Receives Gift for Global Energy Sustainability Program

A recent gift from alumnus Ed Satell will support a new research partnership in sustainable energy with Technion–Israel Institute of Technology.

Pramod K. Srivastava, an accomplished leader in basic and translational research and director of the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at UConn Health. (UConn Photo)

UConn Health Receives $3 Million for Cancer Research

The gift from Ray ’56 (CLAS) and Carole Neag will support research on genomics-guided cancer treatment.

Ruth Filip, former professor in the School of Business (UConn Foundation Photo)

Business Professor’s Bequest Benefits the Arts

Ruth Filip, who taught for 38 years and attended the inaugural concert at the Jorgensen in 1955, gave $1.2 million to the School of Fine Arts.

Alumni Denis and Britta Nayden, second and third from left, were honored for their $3 million commitment to the UConn basketball program during the women's game at the XL Center on Dec. 5. From left: Coach Geno Auriemma, Denis Nayden, Britta Nayden, UConn Board of Trustees Chairman Lawrence McHugh, Director of Athletics Warde Manuel, President of the UConn Foundation Joshua Newton, School of Business Dean John Elliott, and SNY analyst and former UConn Husky Meghan Pattyson-Culmo. (UConn Foundation Photo)

Naydens Donate $3 Million to Basketball Facility, Scholarships

The three-part gift includes a challenge match to former UConn Husky players.

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with a Gift for Scholarships

UConn joined the national celebration of philanthropy on Dec. 3 with a day-long fundraising drive focusing on student scholarships.