Author Archives: Jolynne Judge

Student Success Story – Michael Hernandez

Michael Hernandez ’22 (CLAS), a rising senior at UConn, has been named one of 20 students nationally to be selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society.

The award recognizes …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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Alumni Success Story: Yuri Hosokawa Turns Down the Heat at Tokyo 2020

Yuri Hosokawa ’16 (CAHNR) already knows her life’s mission, and it’s no small feat. The kinesiology and exercise science alumna wants to improve pre-hospital care for people at high risk of exertional heat stroke in her home country of Japan. …

By Anna Zarra Aldrich
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Student Success Story – Nicole Khusid

UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Research each year provides Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) awards to support full-time undergraduate students in summer research or creative projects – an initiative that continues this year, despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

SURF …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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Student Entrepreneurs Use Nutritional Bar to Reach Out to Those in Need

Senior nutritional sciences major Eva Quigley ’22 (CAHNR) has created a novel protein bar that not only fills a market need but also supports children in food-insecure households.

Armed with knowledge of the relationship between food and health, Quigley noticed …

By Anna Zarra Aldrich
Anna Zarra Aldrich TEMP UNIV Spec
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Student Success Story: Matthew Phillips

Each year, UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Research provides Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) awards to support full-time undergraduate students in summer research or creative projects – an initiative that continues this year, despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

SURF …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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New Programs Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Have Visible Outcomes

As social justice issues become more prominent on campus, Breanna McFarlane (CLAS ’22) and her peers share some of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) initiatives empowering diverse voices and promoting learning and action for equity …

By Amanda Song
Amanda Song Author at UConn Today
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UConn Today- Brave Space: Sarita Arteaga

When Sarita Arteaga, UConn School of Dental Medicine associate dean for students, earned her DMD at the School in 1990, she was the only person of color out of the 38 members in her class.

Today, the School of Dental …

By Courtney Chandler
Courtney Chandler Author at UConn Today
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UConn Today: Winchester Town Manager Is UConn MPA Graduate With Youthful Perspective

The town of Winchester is tucked away in the northwest corner of Connecticut in picturesque Litchfield County. With about 11,000 residents calling it home, over 7,000 live in the more commonly known borough of Winsted, with its tree-lined Main Street, …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Deputy Spokesperson
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Student Success Story: UConn’s Sage Phillips Named a Udall Scholar

University of Connecticut rising senior Sage Phillips ’22 (CLAS), a political science and human rights major, has been named a recipient of a prestigious national scholarship for the second time in less than a month.

Phillips has been selected as …

By Mike Enright '88 (CLAS)
Mike Enright '88 (CLAS) Deputy Spokesperson
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Pathways to Computing Internship Goes Virtual

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is hosting a 10-week virtual summer intern program that connects undergraduate students with learning opportunities in computer science, computational science, and mathematics. The Pathways to Computing Virtual Internship Program will be offered as a virtual …

By Matt Lakin
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