February 9, 2022 | The Armenian Weekly | By Lillian Avedian “In the spring of 1915, Nigoghos Mazadoorian and his father Garabed came across an early ripening mulberry tree while walking through their orchards in Ichmeh, a village in the Ottoman Armenian province Kharpert. As per the traditional way of collecting mulberries, Nigoghos climbed the […]
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Confronting History: The Legacy of Alexander von Humboldt’s Encounters with the Americas in the Twenty First Century
October 04, 2021 | Kerry Carnahan, Global Partnerships Graduate Assistant On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, UConn Global Affairs and the German Consulate General Boston co-presented the lunchtime discussion “Confronting History: The Legacy of Alexander von Humboldt’s Encounter with the Americas in the Twenty First Century.” Discussants were German historian of knowledge Dr. Sandra Rebok, author […]
Improving Water and Food Security in Ethiopia
August 20, 2021 | United Nations Academic Impact Blog | Fahad Khadim, Graduate Research Assistant in Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Laurel Pehmoeller, Multimedia Specialist, Global Partnerships & Outreach “The question of how science, research, and study address challenges, pinpoint innovative solutions and reach people in need, is an issue of concern for […]
A Call for Peace from UConn Abrahamic Programs
May 19, 2021 | UConn Abrahamic Programs (https://abrahamicprograms.uconn.edu) serves as an innovative academic umbrella that fosters cross-border research collaboration, intercultural communication, and community engagement to explore emerging trends and issues of critical importance in the Middle East and North Africa.
Clean Energy – Made in Germany: EnBW Offshore Wind Showcase at UConn
March 29, 2021 | As part of the successful partnership between Connecticut and the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany, the University of Connecticut and the German Consulate in Boston welcomed members of EnBW North America for a virtual presentation on renewable energy entitled “Made in Germany”.
Should We Block the Sun? Scientists Say the Time Has Come to Study It.
March 25, 2021 | Should We Block the Sun? Scientists Say the Time Has Come to Study It. New York Times Article by Christopher Flavelle.
Call for Submissions: Innovations Catalyzed by COVID-19 for SDG Impact
March 18, 2021 | A Call for Submissions: We are excited to share with you this upcoming opportunity to feature your innovation at the virtual United Nations Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) Forum 2021. Apply now for the opportunity to showcase at the virtual UN stage on May 4-5, 2021.
UConn-Technion Collaboration Develops Model for Affordable Fuel Cell Catalysts
March 9, 2021 | UConn Today Article by Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research: “UConn researchers and collaborators at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology developed a theoretical model that will expediate the development of affordable fuel cells, a key technology for sustainable energy.”
Special Interview: “Pandemic Journaling Project”
February 25, 2021 | Hear the Special Interview “Pandemic Journaling Project” on BeFM > Morning Wave in Busan
Pandemic Journaling Project Captures the Complex Story of Life Amid COVID-19
February 24, 2021 | Understanding feelings of sadness and grief caused by the pandemic is an ongoing struggle for many of us. After almost a year of “pandemic life,” everything feels very different than it was in the “before time.”