Brandon Nickle

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EEB Student Earns Prestigious AAAS Fellowship

Currently a Ph.D candidate in Ecology and Evolutionary biology, Jessie Rack is a recent recipient of the AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship. In addition to this prestigious fellowship, Jessie also received an internship with National Public Radio. Jessie is studying predator-prey interactions between two species of salamanders: the spotted salamander, whose aquatic larvae […]

Fulbright Grant Recipients: Dasal Jashar

Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology As the recipient of a Fulbright Research grant to India, Dasal will examine parents’, teachers’ and health care providers’ knowledge of autism in the Tibetan community in Dharamsala, India. In particular, she is interested in the role that culture plays in the presentation, screening and diagnosis of autism in this community. […]

Open Access Journal for The Humanities

With the help of UConn Libraries, graduate students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences at the University of Connecticut have constructed a journal that facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration towards social and cultural awareness. Titled The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, all involved in its creation hope the open-access model will encourage cross-discipline engagement, critical thinking, and […]

Fulbright Grant Recipients: Christina Wilson

Doctor of Philosophy, English As the recipient of a Fulbright Archival Research grant to Ireland, Christina will be spending six months analyzing materials from the Abbey Theatre Digital Archive in the James Hardiman Library at the National University of Ireland Galway. She will examine materials related to Sam Shepard, the American playwright who was worked […]

Fulbright Grant Recipients: Timothy Ravis

Master of Arts, Geography As the recipient of a Fulbright Research grant to Indonesia, Tim will be studying the implementation of Indonesia’s spatial planning law 26/2007 across three sites – Bandung, Yogyakarta and Balkpapan – to understand the effects of decentralization on metropolitan planning. Upon completion of his Fulbright project, Tim will enter a doctoral […]