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  • Fall 2019 – Avery Point Global Cafe Fall 2019 – Avery Point Global Cafe
    Trust in the American government is lacking, students and staff sat down at Avery Point to discuss what to do about it. The Avery Point Global Cafe hosted their tenth year of deliberating discussions.
    Posted on October 25, 2019
  • Fall 2019 – Katsouleas Inauguration Fall 2019 – Katsouleas Inauguration
    From west coast to east coast Thomas Katsouleas has made a lasting impression everywhere he resides. UConn welcomes him with celebration as the sixteenth president of the university.
    Posted on October 4, 2019
  • Inside the faltering fight against illegal Amazon logging
      By Scott Wallace | Aug 28, 2019 Special to National Geographic "On July 4th, along a dusty backroad in the southwest Brazilian state of Rondônia, near the logging hub of Espigão d’Oeste, unknown assailants stopped a tanker truck, yanked the driver from the cab, and set it ablaze. The truck was carrying aviation fuel […]
    Posted on August 28, 2019
  • Summer Travels Lead To ‘The Making Of A Holocaust Educator’
      By Eliza Hallabeck | Aug 23, 2019 Special to The Newtown Bee "Summer travels have led Newtown High School social studies teacher Rachel Torres to being excited for the 2019-20 school year: She documented traveling to Lithuania and Poland while learning about the Holocaust." Read the full article from The Newtown Bee.
    Posted on August 23, 2019
  • When UConn called, it was game on for Croatian recruit Nika Muhl
      By Walter Villa | Apr 18, 2019 Special to espnW "Nika Muhl stared at the email. Was this a prank? Or was this real? The subject line read, "Greetings from UConn", and that was intriguing enough for Muhl, a 5-foot-10 point guard from the Croatian capital of Zagreb. But then she opened the correspondence, […]
    Posted on April 18, 2019
  • 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 […]
    Posted on April 18, 2019
  • 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 […]
    Posted on April 17, 2019
  • 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 […]
    Posted on January 14, 2019
  • 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), […]
    Posted on December 6, 2018
  • 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 […]
    Posted on September 20, 2018
  • UConn and Brown to Partner on State Department Academic Fellowship 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 […]
    Posted on September 5, 2018
  • 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 […]
    Posted on August 2, 2018
  • 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 […]
    Posted on January 5, 2018
  • 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 […]
    Posted on June 8, 2017
  • 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 […]
    Posted on May 12, 2017