News and Announcements

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 […]

The first PAGE(S): initiation of Pleistocene Archaeology, Geochronology and Environments of the Southern Caucasus

(from press release: click here)  A team of archaeologists and geologists led by Dr Keith Wilkinson of the University of Winchester is set to examine the history of early humans in Eurasia after being awarded funding to further its research. The £387,792 grant for the Pleistocene Archaeology, Geochronology and Environments of the Southern Caucasus (PAGES) project comes […]

Professor Richard Langlois Appointment and Teaching at the University of Witwatersrand

Professor Richard Langlois of the Department of Economics has recently been appointed distinguished Professor in the School of Economic and Business Sciences (SEBS) at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg. He will be in residence there for several weeks in July and August, and will be involved in research and in co-teaching a […]

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 […]

04.19.2016 Elusive Search for Social Justice in Africa: The Relevance of Nkrumah’s Vision to the Struggle for Economic Independence

Lecture by Ms. Samia Nkrumah Tuesday, April 19, 2016 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center University of Connecticut, Storrs  The father of modern African nationalism and the great torch bearer of pan-Africanism, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was very clear in his vision that political independence was only the first step in the struggle […]

04.07.2016 India’s Democracy: Electoral Vibrancy, Liberal Deficits

Attend the Annual Radha Devi Joshi Lecture, with Ashutosh Varshney Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016 Time: 3:30-5:00 pm Location: Dodd Center, Konover Auditorium, Storrs Campus Ashutosh Varshney is Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences at Brown University, where he also directs the Brown-India Initiative. His books include Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life: Hindus and […]