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December 2022 Heritage Celebrations

To the UConn Community: The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of December: Cultural Holidays: December holds several significant cultural and federal holidays: World AIDS Day (December 1): Founded in […]

Confronting Bias as a Community that Cares

Hello Huskies, The semester is successfully underway. This time last year, Dr. Tuitt and I promised to send you periodic updates about bias incidents and referrals at UConn. Today we honor that promise by including details of the bias referrals we received for the 2021-2022 academic year. Before we get into the details, however, we’d […]

November 2022 Heritage Celebrations

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 November: Heritage Month Celebrations: Native and Indigenous Heritage Month (November): November is Native American Heritage month (also known […]

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 […]

Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation

UConn Hartford, UConn School of Law, and UConn School of Social Work invite you to  a Hispanic and Latino/a/x Heritage Month event at the Hartford Public Library. Enjoy networking, live music, light refreshments, and hearing from our featured speaker! This year’s featured speaker is Jacquelyn Santiago, Chief Executive Officer of COMPASS Youth Collaborative and City of […]

Book Chat, Evelyn M. Simien, “Historic Firsts in US Elections

The Department of Political Science, along with Intersectional Indigeneity, Race, Ethnicity, and Politics invite you to PoliSci Book Chat with Evelyn M. Simien about her book Historic Firsts in US Elections: Trailblazing Candidates in Gubernatorial, Congressional, and Mayoral Campaigns. This book examines barrier-breaking figures across various types of elective offices and constituent groups. The moment in which […]

September 2022 Heritage Celebrations

To the UConn Community: The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of September: Labor Day (September 5th): This federal holiday, always held on the first Monday of September, celebrates the American labor movement and […]