Diversity

UConn LENDs a Hand to Those with Disabilities

October 15, 2020

UConn’s Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service is devoted to helping those with disabilities and their families.

Substance Abuse Seen Among LGBTQ Victims of Weight Bullying

June 3, 2019

Weight-based victimization among LGBTQ youth is associated with increased odds of binge drinking, alcohol, marijuana, and cigarette use, says a new UConn study.

The Face of the Law School Now

April 29, 2019

Four new portraits have been added to the stately Reading Room at UConn Law to reflect the school’s gender and racial diversity that had long gone unrepresented.

The Struggle to Find Affordable Housing in Hartford

April 17, 2019

A new exhibit at the Dodd Center, opening April 17, documents the racism and discrimination that many Hartford residents have experienced over the years, leaving them with little access to affordable housing.

Engineering Their Future

April 2, 2019

More than 200 8th grade boys from underrepresented backgrounds attended an event on campus April 1 to learn about key concepts and techniques in science and engineering.

Science is Better When it’s Diverse

March 12, 2019

A group of anthropologists document how bringing diverse perspectives purposefully into scientific inquiry goes far beyond increasing representation in the laboratory: diversity transforms the very practice of science.

Fashion with an African Flair

February 27, 2019

Vibrant color and exuberant dance moves lit up the stage at Jorgensen last week, when the African Students’ Association hosted their annual Fashion Show.

African American Cultural Center’s 50th Offers Moment for Reflection

February 22, 2019

Browse a selection of images from the African American Cultural Center’s 50th anniversary edition of its journal, The Vision.

From Bartender to Professor of Literature

February 19, 2019

A former first-generation college student, now a UConn faculty member, talks about how one of her professors inspired her as a graduate student, and how she hopes to help the students she now teaches.

UConn Hosts Chinese Food Delegation

February 13, 2019

Master chefs visiting from China worked side-by-side with UConn chefs to create the dishes for Dining Services’ first Chinese New Year banquet.

LGBTQ Teens Face High Rate of Weight-Based Bullying

February 7, 2019

As many as 44 percent of LGBTQ teens report weight-based bullying from both peers and family members, says a new UConn study.