Using Bioinformatics to Trace a President’s Thoughts
A UConn alum has applied quantitative analysis to drafts of Eisenhower’s Farewell Address in search of insights into the writer’s creative process.
HESA Alums Offer Valuable Insight to Current Students
The Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) program’s first alumni feedback panel meeting this past February was a successful effort to enhance program offerings. Alumni from a community college, a regional public university, and a technical college were invited to share their views of what elements of the current HESA program were useful and what […]
Educational Leadership Scholarship Named After Beloved UCAPP Professor
As Earle Bidwell ’71 sees it, his job as a University of Connecticut Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP) clinical supervisor is to lead by example and help students working to become a principal, vice principal, department head or other school administrator see their strengths and “bring out all they have to offer.” This kind of dedication […]
Liberal Arts and Sciences Hosts First Alumni College Experience
Alumni from around the Northeast gathered on campus last week for a day of talks by prominent faculty members.
Grateful: Alumna who believes in the power of public universities gives back
When 81-year-old Yvonne Condell entered the University of Connecticut in 1956 to begin work toward a master’s of Education, African-Americans like her “weren’t welcome everywhere.” Despite what then were improved U.S. civil rights laws and changing attitudes, segregation still existed in many restaurants, parks and schools, but not at UConn, Condell asserted. “From the first day, my […]
Teacher-Turned-Author Inspired by Personal Experiences
Lynda Mullaly-Hunt, Neag graduate and former third-grade teacher, admits that she wasn’t always an aspiring author. “Most authors say that they’ve wanted to write since they could chew on a crayon,” says Mullaly-Hunt, “but that wasn’t true for me.” She says she wrote One for the Murphys, a middle school-aged novel published in May by Penguin […]
Decorated Marine, UConn MBA Heads Business School’s Programs for Veterans
Michael Zacchea leads the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, as well as initiatives for recruitment and support.