Month: April 2015

Promise of Personalized Dental Medicine Embraces Team Approach (UConn Today)

“There only a handful of academic health centers in the United States where dental students receive the same basic science curriculum experience as medical students, and at UConn this includes equivalent training in genetics and genomics,” said Dr. R. Lamont MacNeil, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine. “Even more important is the fact […]

RELEASE: Manchester UConn Student Featured In Statewide Scholarship Campaign

WNPR spots part of effort to double amount raised over next five years Storrs, Conn. – Without scholarships, Manchester’s Justis Lopez wouldn’t be on the verge of realizing his dream to be a public school teacher. Lopez is about to gain statewide recognition as part of the UConn Foundation’s efforts to raise $150 million over […]

Alumna Helps Dental Students on the Path to Success

Not every student has ready access to professional mentors, guidance on scholarship opportunities, or the networks provided by those who have paved the way before them. Without these advantages, which some may take for granted, the path to success is much harder. Christine L. Tierney (’86 DMD) established an endowed fellowship program to help these […]