Alumni

Alumni Denis and Britta Nayden, second and third from left, were honored for their $3 million commitment to the UConn basketball program during the women's game at the XL Center on Dec. 5. From left: Coach Geno Auriemma, Denis Nayden, Britta Nayden, UConn Board of Trustees Chairman Lawrence McHugh, Director of Athletics Warde Manuel, President of the UConn Foundation Joshua Newton, School of Business Dean John Elliott, and SNY analyst and former UConn Husky Meghan Pattyson-Culmo. (UConn Foundation Photo)

Naydens Donate $3 Million to Basketball Facility, Scholarships

The three-part gift includes a challenge match to former UConn Husky players.

Tenor Finds His Classical Voice in Storrs

Albert Lee '98 (SFA) returns to UConn as a soloist for the performance of Beethoven's 9th Symphony.

Kaitlin Roig ’05 (ED),’06 MA in Sandy Hook on July 11, 2013. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Transcending Tragedy

Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis ’05 (ED), ’06 MA is teaching her students to pay kindness forward.

Talk of the Town

The new Storrs Center brings a modern, college-town charm right to UConn's doorstep.

William Pardus: One Active Retiree

Award-winning composer William D. Pardus, ’58, ’59, ’60, has been recognized with the Director’s Prize in the International Composers’ Competition, sponsored by the Longfellow Chorus of Portland, Maine for his composition – FIVE SONGS of the SEA (for soprano voice and piano) which was part of a project of setting ten Longfellow poems to music, with varied types of accompaniments. The event sounded the latest high note of this Neag School of Education alum’s long and varied career.

UConn Magazine Launches Free App

The app launches its Fall 2013 edition this week, offering all the content in the print edition, and additional multimedia features.

Kevin Evringham ’14, graduate assistant talking with Coleen Cranfill ’14 and Daniel Jones ’16 on Nov. 5, 2013. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Navy Veteran Navigating New Strategies in Military Policy

Kevin Evringham '10 (CLAS), '12 MA is focusing his doctoral work on security in East Asia, while working in UConn’s Office of Veteran Affairs.

A candle burning.

Wes Bialosuknia, Leading Scorer for Men’s Basketball, Dies

Wes Bialosuknia '67 (CLAS), one of the most prolific scorers for the Huskies, has died at 68.

Democracy Plaza (Anthony Quintano/NBC News)

Light Shines on Alumnus as Emmy Winner

A 2008 graduate of the School of Fine Arts was recognized for lighting direction during NBC News’ coverage of the 2012 Presidential election.

Christopher Martine ’06 Ph.D., far right, the host and creator of the YouTube web series “Plants Are Cool, Too!”, gathers with the show’s co-producers Tim Kramer, far left, and Paul Frederick, second from left, in the deserts of New Mexico to film the series’ latest episode alongside fellow UConn alum Krissa Skogen ’08 Ph.D, a conservation scientist at the Chicago Botanic Garden. (Photo by Patrick Alexander)

Taking ‘Adventure Botany’ on the Road

YouTube series host Chris Martine ’06 Ph.D. – singer, songwriter, and botany professor – has 'cool' down to a science.