The Frog Whisperer
Biomedical sciences professor Lisa Cuchara is also an award-winning photographer whose portrait subjects include the more than 70 pet frogs she owns.
Too Close to Call
The director of the Quinnipiac Poll predicted a close presidential race in early October, when polls showed Donald Trump closing in on Hillary Clinton in some states.
Looking for Home
Medical student Sara Rahman was profoundly touched by her experiences volunteering at a camp for Syrian refugees in Greece.
Twenty students traveled to Manchester, New Hampshire, to stump for their chosen candidates and found themselves in the midst of the action, rubbing elbows with media and politicians and getting the experience of a lifetime.
From northern California to Hungary, three alumni and trustee couples are selecting and planting grapes and finding success in the wine business.
Don Sawyer, assistant professor of sociology, is using rap as an educational tool to reach at-risk New Haven high school students, who, in turn, have performed in Sawyer’s Sociology of Hip-Hop Class.
Hayden Piterski is used to surprising people with his catching and throwing abilities, but the teen born with a missing limb felt right at home at Camp No Limits at Quinnipiac University, coordinated by three doctor of physical therapy students.
Bracing for Impact
A Virginia woman with adult rickets is standing a bit taller these days, thanks to the efforts of Michael Campbell ’99, a doctor who performed groundbreaking surgery to straighten her legs.
Graphic & Novel
Nursing students are learning to analyze blood gas test results, thanks to a grant and a collaboration with game design students who created a quick, easy-learning tool in the form of a video game.
Patrick J. Healy ’66 has been the financial force behind Quinnipiac’s dynamic transformation. Set to retire, he looks back on 43 years of controlling the purse strings.
To Their Credit
Head coach Rand Pecknold says his goal is for members of the men’s ice hockey team to not only graduate, but accelerate. Many are accomplishing that by earning both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in four years.
Engineers Bridge Technology & Innovation
Engineers solve the world’s problems through innovation, and Quinnipiac is doing its part to educate the next generation of engineers to meet the rising demand over the next decade.
Four alumni who have realized their career ambitions tell what it’s like to own a restaurant, have the keys to a candy store, appear in a self-focused reality show and hire celebrities for special events.
Medical student Katelyn Norman’s fascination with forensics, blended with her knowledge of anatomy and flair for drawing, have culminated in a project she handled for the chief medical examiner’s office.
Raising the Bar
The new School of Law Center on the North Haven Campus has imbued students with a sense of professionalism, from the clinics and dispute resolution suite to the Ceremonial Courtroom and offices for student organizations.