News and Announcements

Spring 2020 – Disaster Looms for indigenous Amazon tribes

Disaster looms for indigenous Amazon tribes as COVID-19 cases multiply | June 12, 2020 National Geographic By Scott Wallace, Associate Professor of Journalism “With the Coronavirus spreading into remote territories across the Brazilian Amazon, indigenous leaders and rights officials are pleading with the government to adopt urgent measures to head off a catastrophe. According to […]

Spring 2020 – Weather Conditions and COVID-19 Transmission

Weather Conditions and COVID-19 Transmission Estimates and Projections Main Article via Harvard University May 12, 2020 Ran Xu, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, is part of an international team of researchers studying the impacts of weather on coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission. The team includes researchers from Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts […]

Summer 2020 – New Initiative Captures COVID-19 Experiences

New Pandemic Journaling Project Captures People’s COVID-19 Experiences Main Article via UConn Today 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. UConn faculty and students from across disciplines collaborated to […]

Spring 2020 – UConn Recognized As Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

UConn Recognized As Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars Written by Mike Enright (’88), University Communications February 10, 2020 The University of Connecticut has been recognized among the top producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars from research institutions for the second time in the past four years. The University has six Fulbright Scholars on its faculty who […]

Spring 2017 – Resisting the “Wheel of History”

The Khmer Rouge reign in Cambodia began in 1975, when black-uniformed soldiers marched into the nation’s capital during the Cambodian New Year. Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Professor of English and Asian and Asian American Studies Cathy J. Schlund-Vials explores the work of 1.5-generation Cambodian American artists and writers during the era of terror.

Fall 2016 – 3rd Annual Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate – From the Rise & Fall of World Powers to the Geopolitical Impact of Cybersecurity

The Third Annual Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate (ADSD), held on November 12 -14, 2016 at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi was organized by Emirates Policy Center (EPC) under the patronage of the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and in partnership with the Atlantic Council—a non-partisan think tank in Washington […]