Aniqa Islam

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The Wannsee Conference and the persecution and murder of the European Jews – New Exhibition in the Dodd Center

The display brings people’s stories forward that would have otherwise been silenced and there is lots to be learned from them said Glenn Mitoma, Director of the Dodd Center. The opening follows the Beyond Duty exhibit that highlighted diplomats who risked their careers and their lives to help Jewish peoples to safety.

Beyond Duty – New Exhibition in the Dodd Center

A new UConn exhibition provided by the Consulate General of Israel to New England called “Beyond Duty: Diplomats Recognized as Righteous Among the Nations” opened at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center Wednesday evening.

YSEALI at UConn – A Successful Ninth Cohort

Within the four walls of Homer Babbidge Library, students and young professionals created a space much larger than the room, immersing the audience in cultures from the other side of the world.

2019 Worldfest Goes Green

With 195 countries, the world can feel like a pretty big place and with over 30 thousand students, so can the University of Connecticut. Worldfest is a place where students, faculty, and local residents can make the world and the campus feel a little more like home by sharing their own cultures and traditions with the community.

Avery Point Local Cafe – Local Environments, Global Citizens

A survey by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center in December 2017 found that just 18 percent of Americans said they trusted the government in Washington to do what’s right “just about always.”

UConn Welcomes Thomas Katsouleas – The Inauguration of the Sixteenth President

The small corner of Connecticut is far from the warm waters of Greece where Thomas Katsouleas spent his summers swimming, but the celebration of UConn’s sixteenth President did not lack in culture.

Global Affair’s Vice President Weiner Moderates “Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor”

On Monday, March 25, Yossi Klein Halevi and former Palestinian Authority advisor Ghaith Al-Omari discussed the past, current and future relationship between Israelis and Palestinians.

UConn & Baden-Württemberg – One of Our Most Vital Relationships

UConn’s collaboration with the German State of Baden-Württemberg is one of the University’s most important global partnerships. 

UConn and Brown to Partner on State Department Academic Fellowship

In 2013 the U.S. Department of State launched the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) aimed at strengthening leadership development in Southeast Asia.

Fulbright Scholar Reception

On Wednesday, November 9, 2017, the Global Affairs office hosted a reception to recognize UCONN as a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Scholars for the 2016-17 academic year and to honor all of the university’s Fulbright Scholar alumni.