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University News & Information Contact Info

860-486-3530

University Communications
34 North Eagleville Road
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3144

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Staff Listing By Beat

Staff Listing By Name

David Bauman
860-486-5627
860-617-4839 (cell phone)
David.Bauman@uconn.edu

Sheila Foran
860-486-5385
860-978-3398 (cell phone)
Sheila.Foran@uconn.edu

Michael Kirk
860-486-0715
860-680-8477 (cell phone)
Michael.Kirk@uconn.edu

Colin Poitras
860-486-4656
860-301-6440 (cell phone)
Colin.Poitras@uconn.edu

Richard Veilleux
860-486-0890
860-208-4261 (cell phone)
Richard.Veilleux@uconn.edu

For Journalists

The University of Connecticut welcomes media inquiries. The Office of University Communications is the hub for news and information about UConn research, initiatives, and activities.

For institutional or administrative matters:

  • Contact the University of Connecticut’s spokesperson:
    Michael Kirk

    860-486-0715 (office)
    860-680-8477 (cell phone)

For questions about research or academic topics:

  • Consult our list of University News & Information staff
  • To contact a member of our team after hours, please call the individual’s cell phone number.
  • Call University Communications at 860-486-3530

For information about the UConn Health Center:

(including the John Dempsey Hospital and the Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine)

  • Contact Health Center Communications at 860-679-3914

News Releases

Recent News Releases

Faculty Experts

UConn faculty members are available to provide expert opinion, commentary, and context on a variety of issues in the news. To find UConn experts to interview, please consult our list of University News & Information staff and their areas of expertise.

Photography / Videography / Broadcasting Requests

University News & Information staff will assist in filling photography and video needs related to the schools/colleges, departments, and other units of the University. This may involve providing existing images or video footage or helping arrange photo or video shoots. The University News & Information office requests that people interested in taking photographs or filming the campus for commercial or news purposes seek permission first.

Photos

University Communications maintains an extensive archive of high-resolution digital images, including headshots of many newsmakers.

Video

If you want to obtain existing video footage of UConn or to record an event, please consult our list of University News & Information staff and their areas of expertise and contact the appropriate member of our team.

Broadcasting

Want to set up TV shoots or broadcast from campus? For logistical assistance and other help, please contact Tracy Maheu at 860-486-0878.


Staff Listing By Beat

 

Primary Contact(s)

Secondary Contact(s)

News & Life

       
Administration, Campus Life Michael Kirk 860-486-0715 Richard Veilleux 860-486-0890
Administration / University spokesman        

Nation & World

       
Politics, Law Michael Kirk 860-486-0715 Richard Veilleux 860-486-0890
Law        
Political Science        
Human Rights        
Dodd Center        
Public Policy        
Social Sciences, Education Richard Veilleux 860-486-0890 Michael Kirk 860-486-0715
      David Bauman
860-486-5627
Business        
Education        
Demographics/Geography        
Economics        
History        
Sociology        
Social Work        
Family Studies        

Science & Health

       
Health Colin Poitras 860-486-4656 Sheila Foran 860-486-5385
Pharmacy        
Nursing        
Kinesiology        
Nutrition        
Physiology & Neurobiology        
Psychology        
Stem Cells David Bauman
860-486-5627    
Basic and Applied Sciences Colin Poitras 860-486-4656 Sheila Foran 860-486-5385
Institute of Materials Science        
Engineering        
Molecular and Cell Biology        
Chemistry        
Physics        
Agriculture and Biotechnology Sheila Foran 860-486-5385 Colin Poitras 860-486-4656
Resource Economics        
Natural Resources & Environment        
Animal Science        
Plant Science        
Pathobiology        
Biotechnology        
Environment Sheila Foran 860-486-5385 Colin Poitras 860-486-4656
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology        
Marine Sciences        
Geology        
Technology Commercialization David Bauman
860-486-5627    
Technology Commercialization        

Arts & Culture

Sheila Foran 860-486-5385 Colin Poitras 860-486-4656
Fine Arts        
Anthropology        
English        

Sports

Kenneth Best 860-486-2377 Richard Veilleux 860-486-0890
Institutional Athletics Michael Kirk 860-486-0715 Richard Veilleux 860-486-0890