UConn Voices

A group of people reading. (FangXiaNuo/Getty Images)

UConn Reads: Interfaith in America

A Stamford campus English professor says UConn offers opportunities for people of many different faiths – or none – to explore religious diversity.

Julia Jordan-Zachery '97 Ph.D., Director of Black Studies at Providence College, speaks at the launch event of the Collaborative to Advance Equity Through Research on Women and Girls of Color on 9.28.2016. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

UConn Joins National Research Initiative on Women and Girls of Color

UConn's new 'Collaborative' will conduct research on race and gender in science and technology.

Associate vice president and chief diversity officer Joelle Murchison speaks with students before a forum on the recent violence seen in Orlando held at the Student Union Ballroom on Oct. 4, 2016. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Diversity Chief Seeks to Build Culture of Inclusion

'We want to make sure everyone realizes that they are valued,' says UConn's new chief diversity officer, Joelle Murchison.

'Se Siente El Miedo,' acrylic paint on wood by Michelle Angela Ortiz (2016).

Stamford Race and Revolution Exhibition May Prompt Strong Reactions

UConn Stamford director Terrence Cheng says the exhibit is part of an important discussion about history, race, diversity, culture, and justice.

Nico Wright, ’18 works in Professor Michael Pettes’ mechanical engineering laboratory.

NSF Awards $3.5M to Support Diversity in STEM

A higher education alliance dedicated to expanding diversity in the STEM fields and led by UConn recently received a grant of $3.5 million to increase its efforts.

Mariachi Mexico Antiguo demonstrate traditional Mexican music at the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

The Mariachi Tradition Comes to UConn

The Mariachi Mexico Antiguo ensemble demonstrates traditional Mexican music at the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center.

John Kim '87 MBA. (UConn Photo)

Alumnus Pledges $1 Million to Scholarship Fund

John Kim '87 MBA and his wife Diane have pledged to help underrepresented students attend the UConn School of Business.

Muslim woman waving an American flag. (iStock Photo)

Sociologist Charts Public Opinion Shifts on Racial Profiling

A UConn Ph.D. student is examining how public opinion on counter-terrorism may affect an individual’s civil rights.

African American man looking through a window. (iStock Photo)

The Mental Health Costs of Racism

A UConn psychologist discusses racism, violence, and the resulting impacts on mental health.

Promotional photo from the Legend of Tarzan official website.

The White Savior: Racial Inequality in Film

A UConn sociologist discusses the portrayal of white and black characters in 'The Legend of Tarzan' and 'The Free State of Jones.'