Author: Santos, Crismar

President’s Statement on Anti-Asian Violence and Bias

  Dear UConn Community, One of the most alarming and upsetting developments of the past year stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic has been a surge of hate crimes, bias incidents, and racist bullying directed against the Asian community throughout our country. Since the pandemic began last year, many Asians and Asian Americans around the United […]

International Student Solidarity Statement

The Africana Studies Institute, the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute, the American Studies Program, the Center for Judaic Studies, El Instituto (Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies), the Human Rights Institute, the ​Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP), ​the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality […]

Statement from First-Year Writing Program in Support of Black Lives Matter

First-Year Writing Program, Department of English, The University of Connecticut Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter The First-Year Writing program in the Department of English at the University of Connecticut affirms the Department of English’s statement in support of recent protests against police brutality, systemic racism, and anti-Black violence.a) We acknowledge the long history […]

Message from Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

A letter to our students and trainees: The mission of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology is to provide an educational and research environment that is supportive and welcoming of all individuals across race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and religion. We strongly believe that education is a transformative experience for our students and trainees, […]

Message from the UConn Foundation to the UConn Community

June 5, 2020 Dear UConn alumni and donors, We are grieving with the nation. The UConn Foundation stands in solidarity with the African-American community and all citizens in condemning the killing of George Floyd and systemic racism. We are unified in the determination to fight for racial justice and equality. We must acknowledge the systemic […]

Message to Neag Community from Equity and Social Justice Committee

Message to Neag Community from Neag School Equity and Social Justice Committee Dear Neag School Community, Our hearts ache. George Floyd’s life matters. Breonna Taylor’s life matters. Ahmaud Arbery’s life matters. Black lives matter. Racist violence is killing Black people and destroying our community, nation, and larger world. The violence happens every day. Every single […]