Student Experiences

Spring 2020 – German Travel Study

Implications of the Holocaust German Travel Study Written by Nicholas Hampton, Multimedia Project Specialist March 5, 2020 The University of Connecticut School of Social Work is a national leader in graduate social work education. They are the first public university in Connecticut to offer a bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree in social work. Students can […]

Spring 2016 – From Heidelberg to Connecticut: A Visit to UConn Promotes Dialogue and Collaboration

Department Head for Personnel Development at Germany’s Heidelberg University Matthias Rolle-Weidemann visited UConn to understand the workings of a large, public American university. Along the way he met with students and faculty to realize the vital importance of committed people to sustain programs and global partnerships.

Studying the Effects of War Propaganda on Combatants in Serbia

Studying the Effects of War Propaganda on Combatants in Serbia | 09/20/2013 UConn Today By Kenneth Best “Everywhere I went the effects of the war were apparent,” says Kiper, now a doctoral student in anthropology at UConn, who is focusing his dissertation on the effects of war propaganda on combatants of campaigns involving human rights […]

Summer 2013 – Universitas 21 Students Negotiate Through Human Rights Program

Universitas 21 Students Negotiate Through Human Rights Program | 07/22/2013 UConn Today By Kenneth Best Students from universities in Singapore, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States sat around a table in the ballroom of the Student Union last week in an animated discussion. At various points, heads shook, eyebrows were raised, and […]

Fall 2012 – UConn Student Plays Hands-on Role at Rhino Sanctuary, Part 2

For UConn senior Alana Russell ’13 (CANR), wildlife conservation signifies for more than the subject matter that she reads about in class. The natural resources major spent her summer face-to-face with the devastating facts and figures confronting endangered wild animals – especially after she took on an unexpected role in the life of one baby rhino. Read More…