May 19, 2017 | 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.
Campus & Community
A Message Regarding the Executive Order on Immigration
February 1, 2017 | Do you have questions or concerns how the Executive Order concerning immigration may impact you or others you know?
UConn Human Rights Institute Receives $4 Million Gift
January 20, 2016 | The UConn Human Rights Institute received the largest gift in its history.
Syrian Refugee Crisis Continues to Capture World’s Attention
December 2, 2015 | UConn Today invited three UConn professors to share their insights on the refugee emergency.
The Syrian Refugee Emergency: Humanitarian and Human Rights Perspectives
November 1, 2015 | Four and a half years after the Arab Spring generated unprecedented democratization protests in Syria and the outbreak of civil war, nearly half of the Syrian population has fled their homes internally or crossed borders to seek safety in neighboring counties.
UConn now oversees State of Connecticut’s exchange program with Baden-Württemberg Germany
August 14, 2015 | The administration of the State of Connecticut’s exchange program with Baden-Württemberg Germany has shifted from Connecticut’s Office of Higher Education in Hartford to the University’s Education Abroad office within UConn Global Affairs.
UConn Professor William Jelani Cobb Has Become a Leading Voice on Race, Culture and Politics
July 22, 2015 | Cobb plans to help his students at UConn look at humanity in a different way.
Back from the Brink? The Greek Debt Crisis and the Eurozone
July 14, 2015 | UConn Today asked Fred Carstensen, professor of finance and economics in the School of Business, to help explain the crisis in Greece and the threat posed to the eurozone. Here is an edited transcript of that conversation.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership – Why It Matters
May 6, 2015 | A professor of economics who specializes in international finance and international economic growth talks about the pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Studying Latin America at Home
February 25, 2014 | A transfer student from Manchester Community College realized that UConn’s Latin American Studies major would also provide him with the tools he needs for his future.