This is the 150th issue of the Pulse! We hope we’ve continued to deliver on our mission to reliably deliver timely, relevant stories, people news, and important events every week. The idea is to have you read and then say, “I learned something today.”
We’re not sure what the standard gift is for the 150th anniversary, so we’re going with “suggestion box.”
A troupe of preschool carolers serenaded staff and visitors in the mezzanine of the University Tower (and later at Munson Road) Thursday. The 3- and 4-year-old girls and boys have been practicing for the last two weeks! Photos by Kristin Wallace.
UConn Health hosted a dinner on Wednesday night, honoring employees who have given 25 years or more of service. Dr. Alan Lurie, chair of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences was the guest of honor, having served for 45 years. (Photos by Alexis Crean)
Wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of all who attended this year’s Fall Festival. More than 1,000 enjoyed the annual autumnal treats and voting for their favorite Pumpkin Palooza entry. Thanks to those who volunteered and quickly turned the cafeteria into a delightful venue for this fall favorite. Photos by Tina Encarnacion.
The 15th annual Health, Safety and Environmental Fair was held on Friday, April 6 in the Main Building Food Court. This year’s theme was “The Power of Possible” and it featured a showcase of information, giveaways, and games from UConn Health departments and partnering vendors.
March is National Nutrition Month – a good time to say “thank you” to all of our hard-working friends at Sodexo for dishing out delicious and nutritious meals to thousands of people each and every day.
Photos by Kristin Wallace
Visitors to the Outpatient Pavilion got a special treat Tuesday when 16 students from the preschool class at the UConn Health Creative Child Center sang a repertoire of holiday songs to the delight of dozens of onlookers. The annual event was broadcast live on Facebook for the benefit of loved ones who were unable to attend.
Photos by Tina Encarnacion.
Many of our UConn medical and dental students spent part of their summer abroad providing medical care to those with few resources and learning valuable lessons about human resilience. Last night, some of them gathered for a “Global and Community Health Homecoming” to share their stories — and pictures — with their classmates.