Nation & World
At Risk of Poverty in Colonial Boston
A history professor’s new book documents the pre-Revolutionary practice of ‘warning out’ newcomers who might fall into poverty and need assistance.
- July 22, 2014 Hate Speech and Human Rights Human rights researcher Richard Wilson is writing a book about how international law deals with speech that incites violence.
- July 18, 2014 Helping African Students Become Agents of Social Change Forty student leaders from North and Sub-Saharan Africa learned social entrepreneurship strategies at UConn this summer.
- July 15, 2014 From Forgotten Graves to Foreign Dictators (and Vampires, Too) Retiring State Archaeologist and UConn professor Nicholas Bellantoni looks back on some highlights of a memorable career.
- July 10, 2014 Learning About Agricultural Production in America’s Heartland Six UConn students learned firsthand about how America produces its food, and why getting it from farm to table is a complex process.
- July 3, 2014 Recreating the History of the Pequot War Archaeologists are uncovering evidence that is reshaping the story of a series of battles fought in Connecticut nearly 400 years ago.
- July 2, 2014 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Revisited While the act was born out of discrimination and conflict, its legacy 50 years later is a more equal and unified America, as shown by survey data held by the Roper Center.
- Charitable Giving Hinges on Perception of ‘Worthiness’ June 29, 2014
- Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions June 27, 2014
- Meeting Common Core Standards for Math June 26, 2014
- Building a Diverse Organization, One Prayer at a Time June 24, 2014