Kate Copeland ’15 (MBA), UConn’s assistant director of University Events and Conference Services, was named 2021 Member of the Year by Meeting Professionals International (MPI).
A true entrepreneur, School of Engineering second year Raina Jain started working on the next big thing while perfecting her first one, the bee-saving HiveGuard.
Ellen Quintana ’21 (NUR) just got a non-provisional patent for technology that reduces the disposable gloves that come out each time you try to pull one from the box.
What do you do with a history doctorate and a pop culture obsession? If you’re these two alums, you create a hit podcast centering on ’90s nostalgia.
Keith Worts ’88 MA knows how to stick with it. The “it” being exercise.
Growing up in Jamaica, Rohan Freeman could not have envisioned himself as an engineer, re-creating the Hartford landscape. And he certainly could not have seen himself as the first Black American to climb the Seven Summits.
“It’s my job, as an individual and as a journalist, to find stories that matter.”
Kimberly Grendzinski ’16 (CAHNR) begins every workday at NYC’s Central Park Zoo fending off a mob of hungry mob of heckling penguins.
Breno Donatti ’14 (BGS) found a way to feed his neighbors and boost his restaurant business.
“You can’t plan for years like 2020,” says Meghan Hall ’08 (CLAS), the Lego Group’s senior director of digital marketing in the Americas.
Tinder Tips from Sean Reddy ’14 (CLAS)
Bill Potvin ’69 (CAHNR), ’75 MS is the flavorist and more at Hosmer Mountain Soda.
How alum Autumn (Backman) Sutherland (and her dog Mulligan) built Canton, Connecticut’s Matterhorn Mini Golf.
Javier Macias ’05 (CLAS) heads up P.R. for Adidas USA.
Christopher Finazzo ’04 (CLAS) on the Impossible Whopper rollout.
Professor Paul Gilson foregoes textbooks in favor of newsletters and tickers.
Gabriella Medvick ’18 (SFA), was one of the 12 lucky hotdoggers hired to cruise the 27-foot-long bright yellow and orange Oscar Mayer Wienermobile cross country for the past year.
Melissa McCaw ’14 MPA is one of the many alums that Governor Ned Lamont is tapping for top jobs in his administration
The founder of Madison Reed was named one of the Top 100 Female Business Founders of 2018 by Inc. magazine
Readers love love loved our young CEOs
“Your name is on the business and your reputation is tied to it”
If the subway’s not on track, it’s a UConn alum who posts about it
Meet 20 entrepreneurial alums and students so young and successful it will make your teeth hurt
If You Can Understand Pizza and Poker You Can Understand Bitcoin — and Why You Should
Peter J. Werth’s $22.5M gift to further innovation and entrepreneurship is the second largest in UConn history.
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalism professor Mike Stanton teaches tried-and-true “shoe leather” investigative journalism. He hopes students will turn his skill set into new-medium magic.
Three Decades ago he played for Coach Calhoun. Today Greg Economou ’88 (CLAS) is a major Hollywood player. Many of the same principles apply.
Maggie Quackenbush ’17 (BUS) jumped at the offer of a job at Sony Music as an opportunity to leverage her degree in management information systems.
A new U.S. citizen, this psychology and business major still has a scholarship in her name in Jamaica.
At 24, Olivia Balsinger ’14 (CLAS) has a passport with 75 nation stamps in it and an office that spans the planet.
An agriculture student shares his adventures with the creatures of New Zealand and a recent environmental science grad recounts his Cape Canaveral NASA adventure.
For most citizens, political debates are all about assessing the candidates. But not if you’re Molly Qerim ’06 (CLAS).
From head coach of the women’s ice hockey club team to senior vice president for strategic partnership at the Howard Hughes Corporation, find out what the future holds for this alum.