EPOCH Shares Community Histories, From Connecticut to Côte d’Ivoire
Now officially in partnership with Connecticut Humanities, EPOCH will be working with towns across the state – beginning with Bloomfield, Windsor, and Enfield – to collect their own community histories
Human Rights Institute Renamed After Longtime Benefactor Gary Gladstein and Family
The UConn Board of Trustees Wednesday renamed the Human Rights Institute the Gladstein Family Human Rights Institute to honor the legacy and support of alumnus Gary Gladstein and his family
Dodd Impact Team Seeks ‘A More Perfect Union’ Through Community Conversation
History professor Brendan Kane and other UConn experts hosted statewide discussions on the nation’s founding documents, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Connecticut Humanities Council
The Darién Gap in Focus: Exhibition Centers the Stories of Migrants Traveling through Panama in Transit to the U.S.-Mexico Border
"The photographs connect us closer to the experiences of migrants transiting through Panama: shoes laying across the migratory reception center, two children under a tent sponsored by U.S. and E.U. aid, a Bible drying under the sun, children playing in the river, and border officials' increasing presence in Darién."
Documenting the American Dream: In First-of-its-Kind Project, UConn Professor Directs Film for U.S. Congressional Committee
'Creating media that unites, that’s something that I really want to do with my films'
UConn’s Dodd Human Rights Impact Campaign Raises $12.5 Million to Advance Human Rights Education, Outreach, and Engagement
The UConn Foundation's Dodd Human Rights Impact Campaign has raised more than $12.5 million, further solidifying the reputation of UConn as a preeminent academic institution for the study of, engagement with, and practice of human rights
New UConn Endowed Chairs in Human Rights Inspired by the Legacies of Dodd, Osiatyński
The new faculty positions will be part of the Human Rights Institute
2022 Malka Penn Award Recognizes Defiant by Author Wade Hudson
A powerful memoir on the hardship and resilience of growing up in Louisiana in the 1950s & 1960s, Defiant: Growing Up in the Jim Crow South by author Wade Hudson is the 2022 recipient of the Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children’s Literature, presented by Dodd Human Rights Impact at UConn.
Graduate Student Sarah R. Luria wins 2022 Scholar Award
Sarah R. Luria, a Ph.D. candidate in Neag School of Education's Educational Psychology program, has been selected as one of 100 recipients of the $20,000 Scholar Award from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Sisterhood.
Statement of Solidarity with Ukraine
As directors of the Human Rights Institute and Dodd Impact, we condemn the war of aggression against Ukraine as a blatant violation of international law and as a catastrophic attack on human rights.