Month: May 2016

High-Tech Mannequins Prompt Gift to Nursing Sim Lab

When Bertie Chuong ’82 MS, RN first visited the new simulation lab in the UConn School of Nursing, she was excited to discover a healthcare setting with realistic high-tech mannequins. With help from Simulation Lab technicians, the mannequins can breathe, move, and even say “ouch” when poked with an IV. These life-like patients can be […]

Recently Established Pichette Scholarship Names First Neag School Student Recipient

By Stefanie Dion Jones From the moment the Neag School of Education announced its intention this past fall to launch a new scholarship fund in honor of longtime colleague Valerie Pichette, intense support from within and beyond the University quickly became clear. Faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, students, and friends of UConn immediately offered an outpouring […]

Hygienist-Turned-Dentist and Student Star in Radio Spots

A dental hygienist who took her patients’ advice to become a dentist and a brilliant UConn sophomore who has already invented a heart monitor battery charger will star in new radio spots on NPR to promote the UConn Foundation’s scholarship drive. In her 60-second spot, Greenwich dentist Dr. Christine Tierney explains that she wants to […]

Former FVL star Radue ready to launch comeback

By Tim Froberg, USA Today Network-Wisconsin This article was originally published on Post-Crescent.   The hair is coming back and so is the fastball. The latter will serve Ryan Radue well the remainder of his collegiate baseball career at the University of Connecticut. When he does return to the mound, Radue may see the sport […]

School of Business Receives Largest Bequest Ever

By Claire Hall Alumnus Gordon Flynn ’56, an industrial engineer and research consultant who enjoyed collecting prints, paintings, clocks and unusual artifacts, has left his $1 million estate to the School of Business, the biggest bequest in the school’s history. “I am really happy that I can help students get their education and get started […]