Month: April 2016

Help UConn Advance Human Rights

“The true differences around the world are not between different religions or races, but more about those who embrace peace and those who would destroy it.” – Gary Gladstein ’66 Philanthropist George Soros and UConn alumnus Gary Gladstein ’66 with his wife, Dr. Phyllis Gladstein, announced a $4 million gift to the UConn Human Rights […]

$5.75 Million Grant to Focus on Improving Public Discourse

The John Templeton Foundation has awarded $5.75 million to the UConn Humanities Institute for research on balancing humility and conviction in public life. The grant is the largest for the humanities ever awarded to UConn, and is one of the largest humanities-based research grants ever awarded in the United States. “As this presidential campaign is […]

Florida Real Estate Investor Donates Scholarship

Like many UConn finance majors, Jeffrey R. Talbot ’00 (BUS) followed his dream after graduation of working on Wall Street. He became a successful investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York, but soon realized his passion was actually real estate investment. He liked the entrepreneurial nature of real estate investment, the sense that he […]