The Frontman

Touring with UConn-formed band Parsonsfield (formerly Poor Old Shine) takes a back seat to reviving a shuttered iconic music venue for Chris Freeman ’12.

Categories: Arts

The U.S. Treasurer

Grad student Sage Phillips ’22 (CLAS), ’24 MA in conversation with Lynn Malerba ’08 MPA on Malerba’s roles as Treasurer, Chief, and Mom.

Categories: Community Impact


From the court to the front office, Swin Cash ’02 (CLAS) brings a winning mindset.

Categories: Athletics

Double Jeopardy

UConn Health EMS coordinator Peter Canning published his latest book, on the opioid crisis, while battling the Covid pandemic.

Categories: Health

Lauren Stowell ’06 (CLAS)

Among the documentaries this alum has made for ESPN is the recent fan favorite, “Tiger Woods, America’s Son.”

Categories: Arts

Just Folk

“Every single light bulb in my heart and soul went off,” says Lara Herscovitch ’95 MSW. “It wasn’t even a choice. I knew I had to do this.”

Abby Beissinger, Plant Detective

Farmers and gardeners bring, mail, and post samples of their sick plants to Beissinger who often drills down to a cellular level to make a diagnosis.

Categories: Science

Old-School Soda

Bill Potvin ’69 (CAHNR), ’75 MS is the flavorist and more at Hosmer Mountain Soda.

Categories: Business

Midtown Funk

From a European tour to Madison Square Garden, the Funky Dawgz Brass Band is on a serious roll.

Categories: Arts

Casey Cochran

Winning UConn QB Casey Cochran ’15 (CLAS) ’17 MS left the game after suffering his thirteenth concussion.

Categories: Athletics

Chris Murphy Walks the Walk

“It’s become Forrest Gumpish, because you can find me if you follow social media, so people come and join.” says Sen. Chris Murphy ’01 JD of his summer walks across Connecticut.

Categories: Community Impact