Trust in the American government is lacking, students and staff sat down at Avery Point to discuss what to do about it. The Avery Point Global Cafe hosted their tenth year of deliberating discussions.
From west coast to east coast Thomas Katsouleas has made a lasting impression everywhere he resides. UConn welcomes him with celebration as the sixteenth president of the university.
Puppetry provides a unique way to explore global cultures with art. While the Ballard Institute sees many exhibits, The World of Puppetry sits permanently in the museum to display figures from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
Two UConn professors hope to use the bicycle as a vehicle for social mobility, educational opportunity and female empowerment. Given the overwhelming success, international relief organizations such as World Bicycle Relief the UBS Optimus Foundation decided to test the replicability of this program in African countries with the help of those UConn professors.
A UConn Economics and Human Rights double major took to fulfilling her semester abroad at the University of Amsterdam. What she didn’t know was that the journey that awaited her would lead to an astounding new understanding of culture, the world and herself.
Department Head for Personnel Development at Germany’s Heidelberg University Matthias Rolle-Weidemann visited UConn to understand the workings of a large, public American university. Along the way he met with students and faculty to realize the vital importance of committed people to sustain programs and global partnerships.