November 1, 2020 | The University of Connecticut and other co-sponsors premiered “The Dildilians: A Story of Photography and Survival” on YouTube.
Campus & Community
Point of Tranquility Album
September 14, 2020 | Music professor Kenneth Fuchs released a series of works for symphonic winds recorded by the United States Coast Guard Band.
Immigrants in Connecticut Are a Force in the State’s Economy and Demographic Shifts, New Report Shows
July 15, 2020 | Hartford Courant | By Kenneth R. Gosselin | “The fact that so many people in Connecticut do have one parent who is an immigrant is a higher number than I expected,” said Robert J. Fishman, executive director of the Connecticut Immigration and Refugee Coalition, a non-profit advocacy group. “And I like that, but it was higher than I thought it was.”
We Stand With Our International Students
July 15, 2020 | An open letter to UConn International Students. UConn’s Office of Global Affairs stands with you.
UConn Statement at CT State Officials’ Press Conference on Lawsuit Against Trump Administration’s International Student Visa Rule
July 13, 2020 | We are very proud of the University of Connecticut as a multi-cultural and global higher education institution. Our students come from more than 100 nations. They come to Connecticut to fulfill their educational dreams. They come to experience America.
Kathryn Libal Reappointed as HRI Director
July 7, 2020 | Vice President of Global Affairs Daniel Weiner announced the reappointment of Associate Professor of Social Work and Human Rights Kathryn Libal to a second five year term as Director of the Human Rights Institute (HRI) effective July 1, 2020.
“In the five years since taking over the directorship, Kathy has expanded HRI’s academic, research, and teaching portfolio while also building strong relationships with faculty, staff, students and donors,” notes Weiner, “She is well known in human rights circles and provides national leadership on working with persecuted scholars, human rights practitioners, and refugees.”
New Initiative Captures COVID-19 Experiences
June 2, 2020 | A new initiative at UConn enables people in the U.S. and around the world to document their own experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, for themselves and for the historical record.
Weather Conditions and COVID-19 Transmission
May 15, 2020 | Learn more about Ran Xu, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, and the project he is working on as part of an international team of researchers studying the impacts of weather on coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission
Launch of #UConnGlobalAtHome
April 18, 2020 | The University of Connecticut’s Office of Global Affairs is excited to announce an opportunity to help keep UConn Nation connected through #UConnGlobalAtHome.
YSEALI Alumnus and COVID-19
April 8, 2020 | YSEALI alumnus and founder of Accessi Wheels disability service in Quezon City, Philippines Miggy Bautista is doing his part to get people with disabilities where they need to be during the COVID-19 outbreak.