Our Moment (May 2012)

White Coat Gala Breaks Records,
Grossing More Than $1M

enews-2012-04-white-coat.jpgWith nearly 1,100 people in attendance, and grossing more than $1 million, the UConn Health Center's 2012 White Coat Gala was a record-breaking affair.

Campaign to Bring Steinway Sound to Campus

enews-2012-04-steinway.jpgWith the help of private donations, UConn's School of Fine Arts hopes to become an all-Steinway School, replacing 90 percent or more of its pianos with Steinways.

Student Deposits Can Now Be Donated, Doubled

enews-2012-04-huskydrive.jpgStudents graduating in May can now easily turn a long-forgotten $50 deposit into a philanthropic gift that will be doubled through alumni matches.

The Power and Science of Water
Part Seven in a Series About Endowed Faculty

enews-2012-04-anagnastou3.jpgProfessor Manos Anagnostou, the Northeast Utilities Chair in Environmental Engineering, is an expert in the remote sensing of water, a specialty that has become urgently important as the world debate about water rises.

Fahey Supports SUBOG With Fund

enews-2012-04-fahey.jpgAfter 34 years as associate director of the Student Union and student activities, Kevin Fahey freely admits his affection for UConn, which will live on long after his retirement, thanks to his gift to support SUBOG.

Getting a Second Chance, and Giving Back

enews-2012-04-gargano.jpgThe worksite accident that nearly took the life of Michael Gargano ’03 BSEE also brought him to UConn and turned that life around in new, unexpected directions.

Frontiers 2012 Highlights Undergraduate Research

enews-2012-04-frontiers.jpgResearching everything from the fine arts to the science of wood density, nearly 160 undergraduate students recently presented their findings at Frontiers 2012.

House with a View to Benefit Business School

enews-2012-04-flynn.jpgAfter a long and successful career, Gordon Flynn '56 has made a bequest of $2.75 million to the School of Business, including his house in Oakland, Calif. with a larger-than-life view of the San Francisco Bay.

UConn Rugby Becomes First
Club Team to Establish Endowment

enews-2012-04-rugby.jpgThanks to the dynamic growth of their sport and an engaged alumni base, the UConn Rugby Football Club has become the first club sport at UConn to establish an endowed fund.
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