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Puppetry Is Alive And Well At Uconn With Bart Roccoberton

Bart Roccoberton says he didn’t start out wanting to be a puppeteer, but that’s just how life ended up. He’s the famed Director and Professor of Puppet Arts at UCONN, known around the world for his work and commonly called in for his expertise. He says he didn’t discover puppets until he was 21, though Read more…

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I-Khanic Socks Designed in Connecticut

His motto… “Aim high, don’t be shy.” Inaam Khan, a mechanical engineer from Manchester, decided to develop his I-Khanic sock company after posting colorful shots of his own socks he wore to work in the corporate world. He started the company in 2017, and not even one year later he has sold more than one-thousand pairs Read more…

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Americana Memories ~ College Pennants

Where did you go to college? Chances are Steven Melillo has a vintage pennant for your school. He is passionate about pennants and has named his company Americana Memories because he says “a lot of people consider college to be the best time of their lives. When people see a pennant from where they were in Read more…

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The New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist, Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly has been a staff cartoonist at The New Yorker Magazine since 1982. She tells stories thru her drawings, some political, some not. Donnelly, who married at UCONN graduate, and who herself has an honorary doctorate from UCONN, is also now the resident CBS News cartoonist where she captures images for the network. Recently, she began Read more…

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“On Deck” On NYBERG

  Take a small business in Connecticut, in this case a company called Jeweled Bouquets of Preston and add three great experts in innovation and entrepreneurialism and you have a great show. It’s called “On Deck,” a kinder and more gentle “Shark Tank” that seeks to really help passionate business folks in the state get to Read more…

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Three Guys At UCONN Are “Kalimur”

Alternative Rock is how Alex Trouern, Brett Steinberg, and Tyler Berkich describe their sound in their band called “Kalimur.”  While they’re studying hard, one of the members is majoring in molecular cell biology, they’re also trying to make it in the music business. This was their debut on television, thanks guys for coming on!    

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