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December 6, 2023
Old Specimens, New Insights
In UConn’s Biodiversity Research Collections, scientists, like detectives, are discovering new information about species today, even from specimens collected decades ago.
UConn Alum Heads State’s First Food Waste-to-Energy Plant
'It's staggering what we throw away,' says Brian Paganini '03 (BUS), who launched his business, Quantum BioPower, last December.
Taking a Step Forward: The Impact of Privilege in the Classroom
Neag School alumna Jennifer Lanese ’94 (ED), ’95 MA authors this original piece, reflecting on the meaning of privilege, its impact in the classroom, and how educators can work toward fostering a culturally competent learning environment for their students.
Engineering Alumna Named to Board of Trustees
Jeanine Armstrong Goiun '87 (ENG) has been elected to serve a four-year term on the Board, beginning in September.
Memorial Run to Honor Former Track and Field Alum
Join the Kyle Milliken Memorial Run on Sept. 16, a five-mile run in honor of track and field student-athlete and Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken '02 who was killed in action in May this year.
Business Graduate Lands Dream Job at Sony Music
Maggie Quackenbush '17 (BUS) is one of only two recent graduates accepted for a two-year program at Sony Music that will take her to Manhattan, New Jersey, and Munich.
Two Alums Take a Bow (Wow) as Mascot’s New Vets
Diagnosis: The 80-lb. purebred Siberian Husky, born in October 2013, is still as sociable and energetic as he was when he was introduced in early 2014 as a 15-lb. puppy.
Former Husky to Start in MLB All-Star Game
George Springer is the third alum named to Mid-Summer Classic, following Walt Dropo of the Boston Red Sox in 1950 and Charles Nagy of the Cleveland Indians in 1996.
The Next Generation of Farming
Young people are embracing farming. But we’re talking hydroponics, heirloom tomatoes, and small-batch goat cheese. And you’re as likely to find them on a laptop as a tractor.
Drug Triggers Immune System to Fight Cancer in Pets
A UConn alumna has launched a startup that is marketing a new immunotherapy treatment for pets with cancer to veterinarians.