UConn Voices

Veronica Cook, program director for the UConn Supplier Diversity Program, second from left, with from left, Peter F. Hurst Jr., President & CEO of GNEMSDC; T. Tom Davis, Chairman, GNEMSDC Board of Directors; and Ron Everett, GNEMSDC Board of Directors. (Olivier Kpognon Photo)

UConn Honored For Promoting Economic Inclusion

The University is the first institution of higher learning to receive an award for its supplier diversity program from the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council.

Poet Maya Angelou recites her poem 'On the Pulse of Morning' at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton in Washington D.C., Jan. 20, 1993. (Consolidated News Pictures/Getty Images)

UConn Reads: ‘The Better Angels of Our Nature’

In a reflection on the history of refugees and immigration in this country, Brandon Murray turns to the poetry of Maya Angelou for inspiration.

Roushan Ahmed, a senior history major and member of the Bangladesh Students Association, speaks to students at their booth in the Student Union Ballroom on March 25, 2018. (Garrett Spahn '18 (CLAS)/UConn Photo)

Celebrating Cultures on Campus

Worldfest is an annual event celebrating the international student community at UConn.

Cathy Schlund-Vials, Professor of English and Asian American Studies, at her office. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Coveted Class: Asian American Literature

'I try to make the experience of Asian American people relevant to non-Asian Americans,' says English professor and Asian American studies director Cathy Schlund-Vials.

Lewis Gordon, professor of philosophy, lectures at Storrs Hall. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

Bringing Black Issues in Philosophy to the Blogosphere

UConn philosophy professor and editor Lewis Gordon says the new blog aims to provide a forum for examining questions and issues that the global community of black philosophers cares about.

Erik Hines is co-principal investigator on a new NSF-funded research project focused on growing the pipeline of Black males acquiring advanced degrees in the field of engineering. (Photo Credit: Peter Morenus/UConn)

Staying in College to Help Others Graduate

Mentors and guidance counselors helped Erik Hines, assistant professor of educational psychology, find his path. Now he is paying it forward.

Stepping it up: Husky Bhangra

A student team performs Bhangra, an energetic form of dance from Punjab, India, at a variety of locations in Storrs.

Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, director of UConn Hartford, welcomes attendees at a Metanoia session on 'Islamophobia: A Form of Racism' at the Hartford Public Library. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Metanoia 2017: Confronting Racism Together

Members of the UConn community at campuses across the state took part in this year's Metanoia events on the theme of racism. 

All hands together, united for racial equality. (Getty Image)

Full Slate of Events Planned for Metanoia

The University has designated next Wednesday, Nov. 8, as a day of reflection, learning, sharing, and transformation focused on confronting racism in our university, our state, and our nation.

John Quiñones, left, host of the ABC show "What Would You Do?" speaks with Fany Hannon '08 MA, PRLACC director, during the "Illuminating the Path" lecture at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Sept. 19, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Celebrating Latino Heritage Month with John Quiñones

John Quiñones, anchor of "What Would You Do?" discussed his upbringing, anti-immigrant sentiment, and his popular TV show at an event on Tuesday celebrating Latino Heritage Month.