Sherry Fisher

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The United Illuminating Company Joins CBI as a Founding Partner

The Connecticut Brownfields Initiative (CBI) recently announced the addition of The United Illuminating Company (UI) as a founding sponsor and partner. The partnership, which was finalized earlier this month, will bring financial, as well as experiential support to the students and faculty involved with the program.

Gluten-Free Cookbook Offers Recipes from Simple to Exotic

'You don't have to give up the foods you love,' says UConn chef to those with celiac disease.

New Resource to Help Faculty Use Technology in Teaching

The Instructional Resource Center has created a wiki, as part of its ongoing efforts to provide information about new and emerging technologies.

Chef’s Gluten Free Cookbook Offers Recipes from Simple to Exotic

Hazelnut encrusted salmon. Lasagne lovers’ delight. Flaky buttermilk biscuits. These are among the some 100 recipes in Robert Landolphi’s new cookbook. What makes this book of recipes special is that it was written for those who are allergic to the gluten in wheat and other grains. “The recipes in my Gluten Free Every Day Cookbook […]

Art Historian Explores Social Dimensions of Asian American Art

A new book by art history professor Margo Machida explores the work of contemporary Asian American visual artists.

Alternative Break on Reservation Expands Students’ Horizons

Daniel Lupacchino has always been drawn to Native American culture. When he heard that there was a chance to spend spring break working on an Indian reservation, he signed up right away.

Social Work Researchers Studying Relief Efforts for Iraqi Refugees

The displacement of half a million people from Iraq as a result of the U.S.-led war is a humanitarian crisis that has long-term consequences for Iraq and neighboring countries, according to social work researchers Kathryn Libal and Scott Harding. Yet, they say, while the media have focused on U.S. military casualties and other costs of the war in Iraq, the displacement crisis has been largely ignored. Since 2006, the two researchers have been studying how services are being provided to Iraqi refugees in Jordan.

Political Theorist Calls for Recognition of Environmental Human Rights

Clean air, water, and soil should be viewed as environmental human rights of present and future generations, according to a new book by political science professor Richard Hiskes.

Academic Achievement Center Helps Students Hone Study Skills

Students who want to improve their academic skills and strategies have a new place to go for help: the Academic Achievement Center.

New Nonprofit Leadership Program Offers First Managerial Skills Course

People working in nonprofit organizations who would like to move up the career ladder can take a course that will help them do just that. Last fall, UConn’s new Nonprofit Leadership Program in the Center for Continuing Studies offered its first course, Leading Nonprofit Organizations: A Learning Experience for Emerging Leaders. Held at the Greater Hartford Campus, the six-month, noncredit course is filled to capacity, with 20 students attending from around the state.