10 Questions With 3rd-Year Teacher: Valuing Diversity in the Classroom

Aryliz (Crespo) Estrela ’16 (ED), ’17 MA is now in the midst of her third year of teaching after having completed the Neag School’s five-year Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program in 2017. Looking back, she shares some sage advice about what she learned during her first year in the classroom — one that she sums up in three words: “Fun. Insightful. Courageous.”

Jessica Kelly ’08 (CLAS)

Jess Kelly Wants Women to Run

As the centennnial of the 19th Amendment approaches, Jessica Kelly '08 (CLAS) is chief of staff at Running Start, a Washington, D.C. nonprofit that trains young women to run for public office.

Sibongile Magubane ’76 (CLAS)

Pedal to the Metal: New DMV Leader Accelerating the Process

Bongi Magubane ’76 is determined to fix the Connecticut DMV.

Historical image of North Campus.

The Legends of North Campus

For decades at UConn, if you asked directions to the North Campus dormitories, you would most likely be met with a puzzled expression.

A cartoon illustration of two wedges of Swiss cheese

300,000 Ways to Do Time with a Federal Crime

Mike Chase '11 JD details on Twitter and a new book some of the more ridiculous ways to run afoul of the law.

Neag School Holds Annual Scholarship Awards Celebration

The Neag School community honored more than 150 Neag School student scholarship recipients last month at the School’s Annual Scholarship Awards Celebration, many of whom attended the celebratory luncheon in Rome Commons Ballroom with their family and friends.

Robert Huggins, center, assistant research professor, explains a Korey Stringer Institute training performance measurement demonstration to Indrajeet Chaubey, CAHNR dean, right. Riding the bicycle is Jeb Struder, a Ph.D. student. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Alumni Celebrate the UConn Experience

Hundreds of alumni came out to the Pratt & Whitney Hangar Museum in East Hartford to celebrate the UConn experience.

Black and white photo showing a crowd of people listening to speakers in front of the UConn Student Union in 1969

‘Day-Glo and Napalm’ Exhibition Looks Back at UConn Activism

An exhibit on display at the Dodd Center looks back on the turbulent years of Vietnam-era protest at UConn.

Donna and John Krenicki, both UConn Class of 1984. (Submitted Photo)

$5M Gift Launches Arts and Engineering Institute

University of Connecticut alumni John and Donna Krenicki gave $5 million to the university’s Schools of Fine Arts and Engineering to launch the Krenicki Arts and Engineering Institute.

Mary Laschinger, CEO of Veritiv Corp, an Atlanta-based business-to-business corporation. (Leland Holder/Submitted Photo)

Advice From Top CEO: Push Yourself Outside Your Comfort Zone

As one of 24 women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, alumna Mary Laschinger has earned a spot few women have achieved in the field of business. How she became successful, in her own words.