Dodd Impact

A Syrian physician being trained how to document evidence of torture. (Physicians for Human Rights Photo)

Doctors’ Group to Receive UConn’s Dodd Prize in Human Rights

Physicians for Human Rights, which uses science and medicine to combat abuses and atrocities, will accept the award on Nov. 2.


Furthering the Study of Human Rights in Business

Business law professor Stephen Park and UConn colleagues have been awarded a $265,000 research grant under UConn's Academic Plan to investigate ways to protect and promote human rights in the business world.

Attendees at the 2016 Intellectual Humility in Secondary Education Summer Institute discuss their beliefs on what causes genocide at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center on Aug. 1, 2016. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Moving the Conversation Forward

Twenty schoolteachers are on campus this week to learn how to help their students discuss complex issues in productive ways.

President Bill Clinton, center, receives an award from former Senator Christopher Dodd, left, and Helena Folks, chair of the national advisory board during the ceremony to award the Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights held at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 15, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

President Clinton Awarded Dodd Prize for Human Rights

Clinton was one of two recipients honored during a ceremony for the 20th anniversary of the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at UConn.