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The Office of University Communications, based in Storrs, is the hub for news about research, programs and activities throughout the university system. As liaisons to the media, we bring visibility to the critical work spearheaded by faculty and students in labs, lecture halls, and in communities around the world. Consult the following directory for all media relations questions. And, share your story.



Kristen Cole

Director of News & Editorial Communications

Elizabeth Omara-Otunnu

Editor of UConn Today

Lisa Stiepock

Editor of UConn Magazine

Julie Bartucca

Editor of UConn Health Journal


Colin Poitras

Editorial Associate

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Cybersecurity and advanced information systems, material science, additive manufacturing, pharmaceutical and chemical advances, exercise science

Kenneth Best

Editorial Associate

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Political science, public policy, communications, philosophy, sociology, history, visual and performing arts

Kim Krieger

Research Writer

SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

Cognitive and linguistic sciences, psychology, neuroscience, molecular cell biology, biomedical engineering, genetics, stem cells, and nursing

Elaina Hancock

Research Writer

PHYSICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES

Anthropology, ecology and evolutionary biology, natural resources, geography and marine sciences, astronomy and physics

For business and education, contact Kristen Cole.


Lauren Woods

Health Information Officer

Carolyn Pennington

Assistant Director of Multimedia Services


Peter Morenus

Photographer

Sean Flynn

Photographer

Steven Criss

Production Associate


Emily Aasand

Social and Emerging Media Manager


Bret Eckhardt

Multimedia Manager

Angelina Reyes

Multimedia Specialist

Elizabeth Caron

Multimedia Specialist