10 Questions With Educational Leader and Alum Miguel A. Cardona

Four-time Neag School alumnus Miguel A. Cardona ’01 MA, ’04 6th Year, ’11 Ed.D., ’12 ELP is the assistant superintendent for teaching and learning at Meriden Public Schools in Meriden, Conn. Here, he takes part in the Neag School’s “10 Questions” series.

Neag School Celebrates 2017 Commencement Weekend

The Neag School’s Class of 2017 graduates and their guests joined faculty, staff, and administrators this past weekend in celebration of Commencement Weekend, held on the UConn Storrs campus.

This year, for the first time, the UConn Office of Alumni Relations will distribute legacy medals to graduating seniors who have a parent, grandparent, or sibling who graduated from UConn.

New Legacy Medals for Students with UConn Parents

The engraved, pewter medals recognize students who have made UConn part of their family tradition.

The University of Connecticut baseball head coach Jim Penders (right) watches his team practice at Dodd Stadium Thursday, with player Bill Ferriter (left). UConn meets Oregon in the opening game of the NCAA tournament Friday night, their first tournament appearance in 16 years. CLOE POISSON| ORG XMIT: 10014879A

The Quiet Genius of Coach Penders

Baseball is in the blood of UConn Huskies baseball coach Jim F. Penders ’94 (CLAS), ’98 MA – not just figuratively, but also, one may argue, literally.

John Ovian '17 (CLAS) is one of a dozen current UConn undergraduate and graduate students recently named to the NSF's prestigious graduate research fellowship program. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Ten Students, Alums Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Past fellows include numerous Nobel Prize winners, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu; Google founder Sergey Brin; and Freakonomics co-author Steven Levitt.

Map of UConn Nation.

Around the Nation, Alumni Reach for Rake, Hammer, Paintbrush

UConn alumni groups across the country will be volunteering in their communities during the month of April.

Erika Thomas '16 played volleyball throughout her four-year career at UConn. She also played a year of Division I basketball while working for a master's degree at Grand Canyon University. (GCU Photo)

UConn Volleyball Alum Also Played College Basketball

Erika Thomas '16 played volleyball throughout her four-year career at UConn. She also played a year of Division I basketball, though not for Geno.

Stephen Schirra ’14 (CLAS) in Bahía de Caráquez, Manabí, Ecuador, in April 2016. At each stop, Schirra leaves the kids with soccer balls so they can keep the game going. (Photo courtesy of Stephen Schirra)

Te Gusta Fútbol?

Stephen Schirra ’14 (CLAS) has turned his passion for soccer and travel into a career, teaching underprivileged children across the globe how to play the sport.

Caitlyn Oswald in the makerspace at Next Generation Connecticut Hall on Nov. 10, 2016. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

For Caitlin Oswald ’09 (ENG), It IS Rocket Science

In 2015, the UConn engineering alumna was named to 'Fast Company' magazine's annual list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business for her pioneering work in additive manufacturing.

Neag School Celebrates 2017 Alumni Awardees

Members of the Neag School of Education Alumni Board, along with Neag School faculty, staff, and administrators; friends of the university; and guests, gathered this past Saturday on the UConn Storrs campus for the 19th Annual Alumni Awards Celebration. This year’s sold-out event honored six outstanding Neag School graduates in a number of award categories.