Lisa Stiepock

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Manisha Sinha, Draper Chair of American History, lectures at the Gentry Building. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

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.

Nurse standing outside emergency room door.

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).

Portrait photo of Abby in her home office.

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.

UConn alumn putting bags of groceries into car trunk.

UConn Magazine: Local Hero

Louis Goffinet ’17 (CLAS) offered in a Facebook post to shop for elderly neighbors. Two months later he was still shopping, and overseeing a $30,000 Neighbors Grocery Fund.

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.