Month: March 2022

Multicultural Education and Culturally Responsive Teaching

UConn Leadership in Diversity would like to invite you to our Seventh Annual Multicultural Education and Culturally Responsive Teaching Conference! This year’s theme, “The Fight for Truth: Bringing Boldness to Education,” is based on the need to challenge the current norms in the education system. For too long, our students, specifically our Black, Indigenous, and […]

Film Screening: The Loyola Project

Update: This event is postponed until fall 2022. We look forward to sharing this with you then! The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the UConn Foundation invite UConn students, staff, and faculty to attend a film screening for The Loyola Project. The Loyola Project follows the 1963 Loyola Ramblers men’s basketball team, the first NCAA […]

ODI Efforts to Foster Safe, Supportive, Inclusive Environment

To: University of Connecticut Community From: Office for Diversity and Inclusion Regarding: Update on ODI Efforts at UConn Date: March 25, 2022 Since the return to in-person learning, the University of Connecticut has received a number of bias referrals detailing incidents of harassment and violence based on disability, ethnicity, gender, nationality, race, religion, and sexual […]

Asian American Heritage Month Keynote: Jasmine Cho

The Asian American Cultural Center would like to invite you all to our keynote, Jasmine Cho, to kick off the month celebrating the Asian American Heritage Observance (AAHO) at UConn. Nationally, AAHO gets celebrated in May, but we observe/celebrate in April because our students will be in their finals in May. When: Tuesday, April 5, […]

2-day NAIS Symposium

The 2-day NAIS symposium will happen on April 13-14. This includes film screenings and panels, and Professor Sandy Grande will be offering a workshop titled “Red Praxis: Teaching Against Empire.” Sign up sheet is here  For questions please email: 

Run for Refugees: 5k Run/Walk to support Immigrants and Refugees

In a year of multiple global refugee crises — including in Afghanistan and Ukraine — Middle Eastern Cultural Programs has teamed up with Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS) to organize a UConn-specific version of their annual Run for Refugees. The run will be taking place on the Storrs campus on April 9th, 2022 at 3:30pm, […]

Thriving in a Time of Turmoil – CADE Spring Convening

Come join colleagues from the Commission on Access, Success, and Excellence (CADE) for a Virtual Spring Convening titled, Thriving in a Time of Turmoil on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, from 2-4 pm EST.  This session offers a keynote highlighting research on Shared Equity Leadership followed by a panel of senior leaders representing various institutional types who will […]

The Pandemic of Castes: A Talk by Dr. S. Anandhi

The Department of Sociology invites you to a talk on The Pandemic of Castes by Dr. S. Anandhi, Professor at Madras Institute of Development Studies, India and author of Dalit Women: Vanguard of an AlternativePolitics in India (Routledge, 2019). This virtual talk will be held on Friday, March 25th at 10:00 AM.  Join the WebEx: