YSEALI Alumnus Continues to Help Those in Need COVID-19 in the Phillipines Written by Nicholas Hampton, Multimedia Project Specialist April 8, 2020 Image courtesy of theU.S. Embassy in the Philippines 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 […]
The Wannsee Conference and the persecution and murder of the European Jews New Exhibition in the Dodd Center Written by Nicholas Hampton, Multimedia Project Specialist March 2, 2020 “People were aware of one thing… They will not come back.” Those words were spoken by Dr. Matthias Hass, the curator of the traveling exhibition “The Wannsee […]
2019 WORLDFEST GOES GREEN Written and filmed by Nicholas Hampton, Multimedia Project Specialist November 20, 2019 With 195 countries, the world can feel like a pretty big place and with over 30 thousand students, so can the University of Connecticut. Worldfest is a place where students, faculty, and local residents can make the world and […]
UConn partnered with Brown University to host a ninth group of Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative fellows. YSEALI was launched by President Obama to develop a network with emerging international leaders.
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.
Connecticut was home to a program of music, demonstrations, a panel of renowned scholars and Armenian food on Saturday, March 30 as the University of Connecticut presented a comprehensive program and festival titled “Discovering Armenian Heritage and Culture.
On Monday, March 25, Yossi Klein Halevi and former Palestinian Authority advisor Ghaith Al-Omari discussed the past, current and future relationship between Israelis and Palestinians. “Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor” was held at 7 p.m. in the Konover Auditorium at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center on the UConn Storrs campus.
UConn’s collaboration with the German State of Baden-Württemberg is one of the University’s most important global partnerships.
In 2013 the U.S. Department of State launched the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) aimed at strengthening leadership development in Southeast Asia.