Author: Hampton, Nicholas

Spring 2017 – Cycles and Cyclones – Riding On Wheels of Opportunity

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.

Spring 2016 – From Heidelberg to Connecticut: A Visit to UConn Promotes Dialogue and Collaboration

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.