Category: Year Award

Dr. Keith Barker Receives Faculty of the Year Award

The UConn chapter of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society recently awarded Dr. Keith Barker, professor of computer science & engineering, the 2017-2018 Faculty of the Year Award. Every year, members are asked to nominate a professor that had a profound impact on their career at UConn.  Professor Barker, commonly referred to as KB, was […]

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Faculty Make a Difference with Mentor Connection

Over the summer, a number of engineering faculty members and associates hosted high school juniors and seniors from across the world, welcoming them into research labs and providing mentorship that may nurture future engineering leaders. The 12-year old summer program, called the UConn Mentor Connection (MC), brings 70-75 students to campus each year for a […]

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Katherine Etter: Finding the Balance – Engineering, Political Leadership and Mentoring

Biomedical Engineering student Katherine “Kade” Etter (Spring ’08) is sharpening her mastery of juggling, a skill that will serve her well in her career – whether medicine or law, or a marriage of both. Careful time management and focus allow Kade to balance competing demands in her roles as Senior Development Advisor of the Undergraduate […]

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