Community Impact

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Jorgensen Outreach for Youth Brings World of Performance to Kids

The JOY! program, which has introduced thousands of economically disadvantaged children to the world of music, drama, and dance, is one of this year's winners of a Provost's public engagement award.

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman speaks during a press conference announcing the new Stamford Learning Accelerator, whil Karla Fox, left, interim dean of the School of Business, and Univeristy President Susan Herbst look on. (Michael Kirk/UConn Photo)

Stamford-Based Program Expands University-Business Partnerships

The Stamford Learning Accelerator will bring together faculty-mentored teams of students to work with a corporate representative on a real world issue.

Human Rights Litigation Experts Receive Dodd Prize

This year's prize recognized the work of CEJIL, an NGO dedicated to the defense and promotion of human rights in the Americas.

Linking Schools with UConn Engineering

A dozen middle and high school teachers and their graduate student partners discuss their experiences in an NSF-funded summer program at UConn.

Shikha Sharma, UConn's business librarian, gives a lecture to participants in the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities at the School of Business.

Business Boot Camp Brings Veterans to Campus

This year's Entrepreneurial Boot Camp for Disabled Veterans has six state residents among its 25 participants.

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Center for Justice and International Law to Receive Dodd Human Rights Prize

The center works to address torture, land rights, and gender violence in the Americas.


Preventing School Bullying Behavior

A UConn expert talks about a behavioral program that is making an impact in schools nationwide.

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Protecting the World of Ideas

The Intellectual Property Law Clinic offers first-hand experience in a burgeoning field.

UCANN Cook, Too!

UCANN Cook Camp provided youngsters with a chance to polish their cooking and baking skills. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Down and Dirty

Justin Rivera, left, and Jack Dineen, participate in an archeological field school as part of a Kids Are Scientists Too (KAST) program. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)