News and Announcements

Discovering Armenian Heritage and Culture

  By The Armenian Mirror-Spectator | Apr 18, 2019 “HARTFORD, Conn. – 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. Held at the historic Mark […]

Vice President Weiner Moderates “Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor”

  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. Bestselling Israeli author […]

UConn Grad Student Winner of 2nd Round U21/PwC Innovation Challenge

Mac Montana from The University of Connecticut is the overall winner of the second round (B) of the U21/PwC Innovation Challenge competition. Universitas 21 and PwC, two globally-focused organisations, have come together to offer the Innovation Challenge. This unique partnership was formed to offer Masters and PhD students at U21 institutions access to global work […]

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 […]