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Twenty five years after the dedication of the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, we are relaunching the human rights outreach and engagement programs of the Center as Dodd Human Rights Impact (Dodd Impact).  To build on and leverage the synergies of UConn’s human rights programs, Dodd Impact joins the Human Rights Institute (HRI) to create one of the most dynamic centers of human rights teaching, research, and engagement anywhere in the world. 


  • ECNU & UConn holds Global Elites Academic Program
    September 2, 2021 | ECNU News | East China Normal University "East China Normal University (ECNU) and University of Connecticut (UConn) held the online academic program themed “Global Elites in Humanities and Social Sciences” this summer. It creates a multiple platforms for ECNU undergraduates to look into the frontiers of disciplines, expand their research ideas […]
    Posted on August 2, 2021
  • Critical Thinking, Academic Research & Global Citizenship in the 21st Century
    July 12, 2021 | Laurel Pehmoeller, Multimedia Specialist, Office of Global Affairs, University of Connecticut UConn Extends a Virtual Welcome to ECNU Students Last week, UConn Global kicked off a new virtual program, in partnership with East China Normal University (ECNU), called “Critical Thinking, Academic Research and Global Citizenship in the 21st Century”. East China […]
    Posted on July 12, 2021
  • An illegal gold rush is igniting attacks on Indigenous people in the Amazon
    July 6, 2021 | National Geographic | Scott Wallace, Professor of Journalism, University of Connecticut "As tensions between illegal gold miners and Indigenous communities erupt into open violence in the Brazilian Amazon, legislators allied with right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro are aggressively pursuing measures aimed at curtailing protections of the territories and rights of Indigenous people. […]
    Posted on July 6, 2021


  1. 9/19 CV to Résumé Conversion - Graduate Students & Postdocs
  2. 9/20 ECOM Spotlight Series: Jenelle Salisbury
  3. 9/20 Developing Your Academic Job Search Materials
  4. 9/21 Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop
  5. 9/21 Tips For Writing Diversity Statements
  6. 9/22 Confronting History: The Legacy Of Alexander von Humboldt's Encounter With The Americas In The Twenty First Century
  7. 9/22 Música de Latinoamérica
  8. 9/23 From Afghanistan To Connecticut: Afghan Perspectives On Forced Migration
  9. 9/23 Financial Services Human Rights Benchmark
  10. 9/26 Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) - Tips You Need
  11. 9/29 Claim-making As Rights-making: Undocumented Migrants Reshaping International Human Rights Law
  12. 9/30 Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop
  13. 10/1 Salon: An Immigrant's Vision


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