UConn Magazine: Keep the Change
Dennis Pierce ’15 MBA never got the memo about how humans tend to be change averse. During his 34-year tenure at UConn Dining Services the recently retired Pierce created a culture of change.
UConn Magazine: Say it With a T-shirt
Wear Ya Mask! tees were created to encourage health and safety during the pandemic.
Brave Space: Sage Phillips ’22
Since she first set foot on campus, Sage Phillips has made it her mission to advocate for Native American and indigenous people at UConn
UConn Magazine: Dispensing Stress Vitamins
Have you been wanting to try a meditation practice but just haven’t known where to start? Greg Sazima ’90 MD might just be the guru for you.
UConn Magazine: Elevating English Majors
English professor Gina Barreca, dubbed the “feminist humor maven” by Ms. Magazine has kept us laughing through 10 books from “I Used to Be Snow White But I Drifted” to “If You Lean In, Will Men just Look Down Your Blouse?” Her latest, though, invites others to the party.
UConn Magazine: Inspiring Students to Save the Planet
“Sustainability is arguably the biggest challenge we face in the 21st century,” says Michael Willig.
UConn Magazine: For Scott Wallace, Remote Learning Means Getting Off the Beaten Path
The photographer and National Geographic contributor shares some of the hard-won wisdom he imparts to UConn’s lucky journalism students.
Brave Space: Manisha Sinha
As part of the Brave Space series, historian Manisha Sinha reflects on her background and life experiences and the 2020 presidential election.
UConn Magazine: Baptism by Fire
“I’m not just learning how to be a good nurse, but how to be a good nurse in the middle of a pandemic,” says Mia Hrabcsak ’19 (NUR).
UConn Magazine: Abby Beissinger, Plant Detective
Farmers and gardeners bring, mail, and post samples of their sick plants to Beissinger who often drills down to a cellular level to make a diagnosis.