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Sydney Herdle

A western Pennsylvania native, Sydney is a writer, photographer and videographer with a background in journalism and higher ed marketing and communications. In her spare time, she is usually drumming, hiking, watching sports or spending time with her guinea pigs.

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Harry the Giant, the 15-foot-tall puppet featured in “Taurus,” interacts with Blue, one of the rod puppets featured in the show, during tech week rehearsals in the Nafe Katter Theater on Saturday, April 6, 2024. Many of the characters in the show, created by puppet arts student Joanie Papillon, are portrayed through various forms of puppetry.

Ambitious ‘Taurus’ Production Has Been Years in the Making

Blend of music, puppetry, design, and drama will run from April 12 through April 14

Maria B. Antony ’19 (CLAS/CAHNR) walks along the paved pathway around the pond at the lower campus of UConn Health.

In Fine Feather

Birdwatching is more than just a hobby for UConn School of Medicine student

HuskyTHON students holding up the total amount they raised during this years' HuskyTHON

HuskyTHON Raises Over $1.7 Million For The Kids

The annual dance marathon raised $1,736,591.22 for Connecticut Children's

Rubens' Tube with the video title above it

A Trumpet, Fire, and Physics

In the case of a recent viral video of a trumpeter playing into a tube that’s on fire, making the flames dance higher and lower in time to the music, we asked experts at UConn to explain just how the device – called a Rubens’ tube – worked

Astrin Krane, a Glastonbury High School student and second-year attendee of the Queer Science Conference, holds a heart-shaped alginate she made during a science demonstration and presentation about hydrogel crosslinking and application in the Chemistry Building during the conference on June 4, 2023.

Queer Science Conference Connects LGBTQIA+ Youth with Role Models in Various STEM Fields

High school students from across the state gather for second iteration of Queer Science Conference

HuskyTHON participants raise cards displaying the total dollar amount raised during hte 2023 huskyTHON

HuskyTHON Raises Over $1.4 Million For The Kids

The annual dance marathon raised $1,480,255.77 for Connecticut Children's Medical Center