Month: February 2022

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to welcome Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, professor of History at the University of Nebraska, for her talk “Why History Matters in American Medicine, Slavery, and the Development of Gynecology.” This in-person event will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022 from 3:30 to 5:00 PM in […]

Recent Bias Incident on 2.21.2022

Dear Students, As a member of UConn Muslim Ummah (UCMU), the Black Muslim Association, the UConn Muslim Student Association, UConn Salaam, the UConn Hartford Muslim Student Association, or the Ahlul Bayt Student Association, we wanted to share information about a recent incident on campus and the University’s on-going response.  On February 22, 2022, the University […]

UC Irvine: Panel on Title IX and Student Activism

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion would like to draw your attention to a panel event held by the University of California, Irvine:  Title IX and Student Activism. This panel will focus specifically on how student voices can be most impactful in effecting change related to sexual assault on campus. From their website: Whether protesting outside […]

Roxane Gay: With One “N” Women’s Herstory Opening

Wed, Mar 9, 7:00 pm Vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required for all patrons age 12+. Masks required. General Admission. Limited capacity. Please review our full Covid policy.    Join us for an evening with Roxane Gay, author and cultural critic whose writing is unmatched and widely revered. Her work garners international acclaim for its reflective, no-holds-barred exploration of feminism […]

President’s Task Force on Combating Sexual Violence

Dear Huskies, When we last spoke, our community was seeking to understand how to do more to support our students.  Over the past several days, many of you have contacted me to express the need for myself and other University leaders to more thoroughly examine the impact of sexual violence upon our community.  As a […]

Global Health Symposium – “Connecting People, Place, and Health”

Global Health Spaces on Campus (GloHSOC) is organizing our 5th Annual Global Health Symposium: Connecting People, Place, and Health. This symposium will feature keynote speakers, panelists who are experts in global health, and breakout sessions with professionals across the world. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and connect with experience new perspectives on global health. […]

Inspired by History: Using Internment for Social Justice

In June 2019, Japanese American former incarcerees and their descendants gathered at Fort Sill, in Oklahoma, to protest the proposed separation of migrant children from their families and migrant detention more broadly. The site had previously served as an American Indian boarding school that forcibly assimilated and separated children from their families, an Apache prisoner […]