South Africa

Fall 2013 – UConn Wins U.S. Dept. of State Grant for Sports Exchange Program with South Africa

For the second year in a row, the University of Connecticut has been awarded $225,000 for an International Sports Programming Initiative exchange grant by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Sports United Division.

Fall 2013 – Gordon Named Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor at South African University

Gordon Named Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor at South African University | 09/17/2013 UConn Today By Kenneth Best UConn philosophy professor Lewis R. Gordon will serve as the Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor in the Department of Politics & International Relations at Rhodes University in South Africa during the fall semesters of 2014 and 2015. The Nelson […]

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…