Category: Students

Three Engineering Students Named 2018 University Scholars

The University of Connecticut recently released their list of 2018 University Scholars—and three of the 25 named are from the School of Engineering. The three students who received that designation were: Thomas Chessman, Eric Lepowsky, and Hetal Patel. The University Scholar Program is one of the most prestigious programs for undergraduates and is a great […]

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Douglass Family Establishes Scholarship in Engineering

Alumnus Michael Douglass (B.S. Electrical Engineering, ’79) and his wife, Tamela Richards, recently donated $25,000 to the University of Connecticut to establish an undergraduate scholarship in electrical engineering. Mr. Douglass is employed by Dallas-based Texas Instruments, which matched their gift 100% to create a $50,000 endowment that will support the Richard and Helen Douglass Endowed […]

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Engineering Banquet Wednesday, April 9

Outstanding alumni and student scholars will be honored during the School of Engineering’s annual banquet and awards ceremony on the evening of Wednesday, April 9 in the Lewis B. Rome ballroom located in the South Campus complex. The evening brings together industrial sponsors and UConn School of Engineering alumni, friends, faculty and outstanding students scholars. […]

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Engineering Announces Chess Match, $14K in Scholarships

Studies suggest that students who engage in chess play hone their creative, concentration, critical thinking and reasoning skills – all characteristics typical of good engineers. So the UConn School of Engineering, like Texas Tech, the University of Maryland and several other college programs across the nation, has in recent years rewarded superb chess play with […]

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