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A Message Regarding the Executive Order on Immigration

Do you have questions or concerns how the Executive Order concerning immigration may impact you or others you know? UConn International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) is holding information sessions in the International Center Lounge, located in McMahon Hall, which will cover all details of the order and how affected students/ scholars can plan for […]

3rd Annual Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate – From the Rise & Fall of World Powers to the Geopolitical Impact of Cybersecurity

The Third Annual Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate (ADSD), held on November 12 -14, 2016 at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi was organized by Emirates Policy Center (EPC) under the patronage of the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and in partnership with the Atlantic Council—a non-partisan think tank in Washington […]

10.18.2016 CHINA Town Hall

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 University of Connecticut, Laurel Hall, Room 305 —- 6:45 PM Welcome Dr. Daniel Weiner, Vice President for Global Affairs, University of Connecticut 7:00PM National Webcast Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, Former Secretary of State 8:00 PM Introductions Mr. Roy Kamphausen, Senior Advisor on East Asia, Global Affairs, University of Connecticut; and Senior […]

UConn Secures Verbal Agreements with Seven Cuban Institutions for Collaborative Health Research

Author: Katrina Aberizk, Research Specialist, InCHIP When Dr. Tania Huedo-Medina, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Director of the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy’s (InCHIP) Biostatistics Core, and Director of the forthcoming InCHIP center for Ibero-American health, approached the University of Connecticut’s Vice President for Global Affairs Dr. Daniel Weiner and InCHIP Director Dr. Jeffrey […]

From Heidelberg to Connecticut: A Visit to UConn Promotes Dialogue and Collaboration

Author: Dorothea E. Hast, Global Affairs Matthias Rolle-Weidemann, Department Head for Personnel Development at Germany’s Heidelberg University visited UConn for five weeks as part of a prestigious leadership program for highly qualified administrators from the state of Baden-Württemberg. As a part of an eleven-week visit to the United States to learn about best practices at […]

UConn Genomics Researcher awarded fellowship from CASCADE-FELLOWS

Dr. Maéva Langouët from the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences in the UConn School of Medicine has been awarded the prestigious fellowship from the CASCADE-FELLOWS Program. CASCADE-FELLOWS is an international fellowship program for talented young researchers in the Life Sciences, supported by the EU Marie Curie COFUND scheme and managed by the University of […]

UConn now oversees State of Connecticut’s exchange program with Baden-Württemberg Germany

The University of Connecticut is pleased to announce that the administration of the State of Connecticut’s exchange program with Baden-Württemberg Germany has shifted from Connecticut’s Office of Higher Education in Hartford to the University’s Education Abroad office within UConn Global Affairs. The program is and will remain a state-wide exchange. Along with the transfer of […]

The Trans-Pacific Partnership – Why It Matters

UConn Today 5/6/2015 Author: David Bauman UConn Today asked Francis Ahking, an associate professor of economics who specializes in international finance and international economic growth, about the pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership – a sweeping free trade agreement among 12 Pacific countries that has the potential to transform economic ties in the world’s fastest […]

The Fourth Winter of Fukushima

UConn Today 3/10/2015 Author: David Bauman “On March 11, 2011, the most powerful earthquake recorded in Japanese history, magnitude 8.9 on the Richter scale, rocked the northeastern coast of Japan. The quake triggered a 10-meter tsunami that wiped out whole communities, killing an estimated 19,000 people, making another 325,000 homeless, and leaving an estimated 23 million […]