Aniqa Islam

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Poems & Rhapsodies: UConn Professors Fuse Ukrainian, French, British, & American Sound

The National Symphony of Ukraine is considered the preeminent orchestra in Ukraine. “Poems & Rhapsodies” captures the poetic essence and rhapsodic style of Ukrainian, French, British, & American composers.

Portrait of Alexander von Humboldt by Friedrich Georg Weitsch

Confronting History: The Legacy of Alexander von Humboldt’s Encounters with the Americas in the Twenty First Century

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, UConn Global Affairs and the German Consulate General Boston co-presented the lunchtime discussion "Confronting History: The Legacy of Alexander von Humboldt's Encounter with the Americas in the Twenty First Century."

ECNU & UConn holds Global Elites Academic Program

East China Normal University (ECNU) and University of Connecticut (UConn) held the online academic program themed “Global Elites in Humanities and Social Sciences” this summer

Critical Thinking, Academic Research & Global Citizenship in the 21st Century

UConn extends a virtual welcome to ECNU students

UConn Joins Global Network of Autism Researchers

The Connecticut Autism and Language Lab (CALL) has partnered with seven universities in as many different countries — six of which are Universitas 21 members — to form the U21 Autism Research Network.

Queen Rania Teacher Academy Establishes Advisory Board

As part of its strategic development efforts, Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) has announced the formation of an Advisory Board, comprising nine members representing academic partners, international education organizations, and regional education experts.

A Call for Peace from UConn Abrahamic Programs

UConn Abrahamic Programs ( serves as an innovative academic umbrella that fosters cross-border research collaboration, intercultural communication, and community engagement to explore emerging trends and issues of critical importance in the Middle East and North Africa.

Clean Energy – Made in Germany: EnBW Offshore Wind Showcase at UConn

As part of the successful partnership between Connecticut and the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany, the University of Connecticut and the German Consulate in Boston welcomed members of EnBW North America for a virtual presentation on renewable energy entitled “Made in Germany”.

Call for Submissions: Innovations Catalyzed by COVID-19 for SDG Impact

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in collaboration with Global Innovation Exchange (GIE) at Results for Development, seeks innovations developed or adapted to address COVID-19-associated disruptions that will remain relevant beyond the pandemic to help accelerate progress towards one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

A Statement from the Human Rights Institute

Wednesday’s rampage at the Capitol—resulting in the deaths of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick and four others—was among the darkest day of this dark season for the United States.