Month: October 2022

Caucusing in the Classroom (November 9th and 10th)

The Office of the Provost, in partnership with the Humanities Institute, CETL, and ODI,  will host a two-day presentation and workshop series by Dr. Marissa Greenberg, Associate Professor of English at the University of New Mexico. The presentation on November 9th will introduce the concept of utilizing ‘caucusing’ as a justice-oriented teaching pedagogy which supports […]

Picturing the Pandemic (10/27)

The Pandemic Journaling Project at UConn invites you to “Picturing the Pandemic” at the Hartford Public Library on Thursday, October 27th. This innovative exhibit is a partnership between the Pandemic Journaling Project (PJP) and UConn’s Seeing Truth: Art, Science, Museums, and Making Knowledge. It will feature images created by people around the globe in telling their pandemic stories. At once devastating, joyful, […]

Deaf, Deafblind, Hard-of-Hearing Education & Research (10/21)

The ASL Studies Program, the Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, and the Department of Linguistics invite you to “Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard-of-Hearing Education and Research at UConn.” This event will feature keynote speakers Dr. Carrie Lou Bloom, co-director of the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes and Dr. Joseph Hill of Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf. It will […]

Exploring Options for Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing High School Students

The University of Connecticut Interpreting & Communication Access (UCIS) division invites deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students to visit the UConn Storrs campus for a half-day program designed to help them explore their future goals and options. Visit UConn Storrs and Take a tour of the Student Center, dorm rooms, book store, library, gym classrooms and […]

October 2022 Heritage Celebrations

To the UConn Community: The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to take this opportunity to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of October:  Cultural Holidays: October holds several significant cultural and federal holidays: International Day of Older […]

October Heritage 2021

October is a special month for the Office for Diversity and Inclusion as it provides several opportunities to celebrate the history, legacy, and culture of the Hispanic and Latinx communities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and Native and Indigenous Peoples. National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th – the anniversary of Guatemalan, Honduran, El Salvadorian, […]

Humanizing Teaching and Teaching Evaluations in Higher Ed

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion invites you to Dr. Maria Salazar’s talk on “Humanizing Teaching and Teaching Evaluations in Higher Ed.” Her presentation will detail the components and practices of humanizing teaching in higher education classrooms and how these can be infused in faculty teaching evaluation as a lever for systemic change. This work […]