Human Rights Faculty Spotlight - César Abadía-Barrero

HRI Faculty Spotlight, César Abadía-Barrero

"What does it mean to heal?"

A mother hugging her daughter who had been working as an ICU nurse with strictly COVID prone vented patients for 4–6 weeks straight.

UConn Magazine: Who Tells Our (Pandemic) Story

Too often history is written by the powerful. A UConn anthropologist made sure the story of COVID-19 was chronicled by the rest of us

Doing fieldwork can be stressful, but also involves some great moments. (Photo from Dimitris Xygalatas)

Book About Rituals By UConn Professor To Be Featured as BBC ‘Book of the Week’

The British broadcaster will highlight Dimitris Xygalatas's work during the week of February 26

A globe in a museum display case, with red pins marking locations.

Pandemic Journaling Project Archive Opens for Research

A repository of data detailing the personal experiences of more than 1,800 people living during the COVID-19 pandemic is available to researchers for the first time

People raising their hand while participating in a new faculty orientation.

CLAS Scholars Bring New Expertise to UConn

Nearly 40 new tenure-track faculty members will teach and conduct research in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

An image of one of the Migrant Reception Stations in the Darien Province, Panama

InCHIP Award Supports Research on Migrant Experiences Traveling to the U.S.-Mexico Border

'In transit northward from Panama, where migrants lose contact with family members, experience bodily injury, sexual violence, malnutrition, disease, and mental health impacts, they face similar forces of violence based on policies that limit movement from southern Mexico to the U.S. border.'

Deer crossing yard in front of well.

White-tailed Deer Bones Give a Glimpse into Connecticut’s Past and May Help Inform a More Sustainable Future

'This contributes to broader discussions about how humans interact with their environment, and that there are ways that we can manage environments sustainably and interact with resources sustainably'

Views of campus with foggy weather. (Tom Rettig/UConn Photo)

Ten Named To Fulbright US Student Program For 2023-24

The program provides grants for individually designed study and research projects or for English teaching assistantships around the world

After winning the NCAA Championship,  UConn Men's Basketball Coach, Dan Hurley, CT Governor Ned Lamont, and UConn President Radenka Maric, ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

Ritual, Superstition, and Other Things that Make Life Worthwhile

A conversation with UConn Professor Dimitris Xygalatas

Audrey Berry stands in front of poster.

Research Ready: Preparing Students for Life After UConn

CLAS programs create new opportunities for underrepresented students interested in research careers