School of Pharmacy

Mohammad Mansour, the youngest of six siblings to pursue undergraduate studies at the Avery Point campus, likes to end each day watching the sun set across Long Island Sound. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

All in the Family at Avery Point

Aspiring pharmacist Mohammad Mansour – and his five siblings before him – chose to begin their UConn journeys at Avery Point.

Nathaniel Rickles, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Good Communication is at the Center of Pharmacy Practice

Nate Rickles is a second-generation pharmacist with a commitment to an effective healthcare delivery system that reduces healthcare disparities.

Christina Pornprasert, assistant clinical professor at University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy.

Every Day is Different for Christina Pornprasert

New faculty member Christina Pornprasert combines academic and population health roles.

Freshman Michael Mayo has dreams of building a roller-skating business adjacent to his alma mater, New Britain High School. (Devin Basdekian/UConn School of Business)

Over 200 Would-Be Entrepreneurs Seek Mentoring, Business Advice

More than 200 students attended the kickoff for UConn’s sixth annual Innovation Quest (iQ), hoping their dreams of creating a new business will come to fruition. The iQ program offers advice, encouragement and mentoring from experts in business incubation and strategy.

An elderly man taking his pills. (Getty Images)

When Pills are the Problem: The Movement to Deprescribe

Do you still need all the meds you're taking? Clinical professor Sean Jeffery recommends reviewing your medications with your physician every year.

A candle burning.

In Memoriam …

Former Dean of School of Pharmacy, Michael Gerald, passes away after a long illness.

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MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria. (SCIEPRO/Getty Images)

UConn Researchers Kill MRSA with Tailored Chemistry

UConn medicinal chemists have developed experimental antibiotics that kill the often deadly bacteria MRSA.

Royce Mohan (seated) and Paola Bargagna-Mohan are part of a team of UConn researchers developing an imaging technique that will signal problems in blood vessels near the eye that could lead to vision loss. (Janine Gelineau/UConn Health Photo)

Eyeing Early Detection of Precursor to Blindness

UConn scientists are working with a biomarker to enable earlier detection of a condition that leads to age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the U.S.

A pharmacist sits with a patient in the consultation area and discusses her prescription. (iStock Photo)

New Website Connects Mental Health Patients and Pharmacists

A UConn faculty member led the recent effort to launch a website with a searchable directory of more than 850 mental health pharmacies.