Lisa Stiepock


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Jenn Suozzo '99 (CLAS) on the set of the NBC Nightly News at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan on May 9, 2019. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Running the Show at ‘NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt’

As executive producer of 'NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt,' Suozzo, a former dancer, says she directs each episode as if it were a ballet.

(Illustration by Kyle Hilton for UConn)

Three Books With Mo Cotton Kelly

Wondering what to read this summer? Take some tips from the VP of Alumni Relations and Communications.

Tracy Rittenhouse, who teaches wildlife techniques and researches wild populations, traps small mammals along the edge of the Fenton tract of the UConn Forest. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Tracy Rittenhouse Knows Where the Wild Things Are

Bobcats have been spotted on campus. Students who took pictures of them showed them to Rittenhouse, who is helping analyze data for the state's Bobcat Project.

Flowers in bloom at Mount Auburn Cemetery. (Photo by Dave Barnett)

The Reapers and the Flowers

Mount Auburn Cemetery is not only the final resting place of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, it is a beautiful public park overseen by a UConn horticulture alum.

Presenting Science to the Public in a Post-Truth Era panel. (Lisa Stiepock/UConn Photo)

Presenting Science to the Public in a Post-Truth Era

A panel discussion Friday grappled with the challenge of how, in this time of sweeping science denial, scientists can craft messages about their research that not only inform but also persuade.

Richard Robinson, chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court on July 18, 2018. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Richard Robinson ’79, State Supreme Court Chief Justice

The first African-American Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court will be keynote speaker at the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation on Jan. 24. Read his profile in UConn Magazine.

Court-appointed special advocate Susan Brillhart with one of her charges, Anthony, on the day he was adopted. His new family stays in touch. (Photo courtesy of Susan Brillhart)

Susan Brillhart ’84 (NUR), A Voice for the Most Vulnerable

Hers is a voice for the most vulnerable among us.

Seniors Jessica Hinckley, left, and Mia Dupuis with instructor Tracy Romano at Mystic Aquarium’s ray touch pool, tracking how ray movement differs when guests are not in the exhibit. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Coveted Class: Marine Biology, MARN 3014

A course at UConn Avery Point gives students the opportunity to learn firsthand about potential jobs in the marine sciences and to conduct research at Mystic Aquarium.

If you can understand pizza and poker, you can understand Bitcoin – and David Noble believes you should. (Illustration by Andrew Colin Beck for UConn)

Bitcoin Believers

If you can understand pizza and poker, you can understand Bitcoin – and here's why you should.

UConn alum Orley R. 'Chip' Taylor ’66 MS, ’70 Ph.D., wants everyone to plant a little milkweed and bring back the quickly disappearing monarch butterfly. (Photo courtesy of the University of Kansas/Marketing Communications)

Saving the Monarch

Monarch numbers have plummeted 90 percent. Plant some milkweed, says Chip Taylor ’66 MS, ’70 Ph.D.