hawthorne watchVERNON: Two college buddy’s from UCONN have decided to mix the retro and the far forward in starting their new business. The Hawthorne Watch Company. Brian Dunnigan and Jeremy Cosgrove. With the help and inspiration of the UCONN Design Center the pair have launched a quality watch line and have already raised more than $80,000 towards the funding the venture. Dunnigan told UCONN’s Daily Campus that his grandfather worked as a watchmaker in New Haven, and he shared his passion with his grandson in his basement workshop. Check out the DC for a more complete story, or their Kickstarter page,