News and Announcements

UConn Professor Recognized for “Improving World Order”

Dec. 4, 2018 The Human Rights Institute is delighted to announce that the work of three economic and social rights scholars, including Gladstein Committee Member and Professor Emeritus in Economics, Susan Randolph, have been jointly recognized for the 2019 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award. She, along with colleagues Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (NYU) and Terra Lawson-Remer (Stanford), […]

UConn & Baden-Württemberg – One of Our Most Vital Relationships

STORRS – UConn’s collaboration with the German State of Baden-Württemberg is one of the University’s most important global partnerships.  On Wednesday, September 5th, such sentiment was expressed by UConn’s Provost Craig Kennedy and key faculty members as they welcomed Ulrich Steinbach, Deputy Minister at the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts, for a […]

UConn and Brown to Partner on State Department Academic Fellowship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STORRS, September 5, 2018 – In 2013 the U.S. Department of State launched the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) aimed at strengthening leadership development in Southeast Asia. Through a variety of programs and engagements, including U.S. educational and cultural Fellowship exchanges, Southeast Asian regional exchanges, and seed grant funding, the objective […]

UConn Professor Releases Fifth Disc with the London Symphony Orchestra

Kenneth Fuchs, D.M.A., Professor of Music Composition at UConn’s School of Fine Arts continued his series of recordings with the London Symphony Orchestra from August 21-22, 2017 at Abbey Road Studies. The disc will be released by Naxos, the world’s largest independent classical music label, on August 10, 2018, and will include three concerti and […]

Fulbright Scholar Reception

On Wednesday, November 9, 2017, the Global Affairs office hosted a reception to recognize UCONN as a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Scholars for the 2016-17 academic year and to honor all of the university’s Fulbright Scholar alumni.  Our university was among the top 10 producers of Scholars from research institutions, with seven Fulbright Scholars […]

UConn Awarded 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Grant

The University of Connecticut (UConn) has been selected as a grant award recipient of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund’s The Marlene M. Johnson Innovation Challenge sponsored by NAFSA: Association of International Educators and CAF Development Bank of Latin America. The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund is the dynamic public-private sector partnership […]

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS

HEIDELBERG (May 12, 2017) – Twenty-five years have seen many satisfied students, parents, and faculty: Degrees earned, research projects conceived, and marriages celebrated.  Some have come and gone back home, and some have never left. In May 2017, Connecticut and the German state of Baden-Württemberg celebrated the 25th anniversary of their academic exchanges at the […]

A Message Regarding the Executive Order on Immigration

Do you have questions or concerns how the Executive Order concerning immigration may impact you or others you know? UConn International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) is holding information sessions in the International Center Lounge, located in McMahon Hall, which will cover all details of the order and how affected students/ scholars can plan for […]

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 […]

10.18.2016 CHINA Town Hall

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 University of Connecticut, Laurel Hall, Room 305 —- 6:45 PM Welcome Dr. Daniel Weiner, Vice President for Global Affairs, University of Connecticut 7:00PM National Webcast Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, Former Secretary of State 8:00 PM Introductions Mr. Roy Kamphausen, Senior Advisor on East Asia, Global Affairs, University of Connecticut; and Senior […]