New Study Examines Civil Society’s Effect on Mass Violence
October 14, 2020
UConn researcher Evan Perkoski discusses his work examining the role civil society can play in preventing – or perpetrating – mass killings.
Study: When More Pain Means More Gain
September 3, 2019
Researchers found positive psychological outcomes and increased well-being in participants who performed an extreme annual ritual as part of a national celebration.
Snapshot: Elic Weitzel in Kosovo
June 28, 2019
A UConn graduate student in archaeology just returned from a research trip to Kosovo, where he is helping collect and identify artifacts to help understand the history of the region.
Education Abroad: Drew-Asia Keating ’20, London, England
April 24, 2019
First-generation college student Drew Asia-Keating ’20 (CLAS) says her Education Abroad experience in London took her out of her comfort zone.
Education Abroad: Luis Rivera ’19, Prague, Czech Republic
April 19, 2019
Accounting major Luis Rivera ’19 (BUS) says his Education Abroad experience in Prague, Czech Republic, helped him grow as a person.
Education Abroad: Omaniel Ortiz ’20, London, England
April 11, 2019
For first-generation college student Omaniel Ortiz, his Education Abroad experience in London was the first time he traveled outside the U.S.
Education Abroad: Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20, London, England
April 5, 2019
People ‘asked me a lot of questions about American politics and we talked a lot about Brexit. Working and meeting with different people was a huge part of the experience,’ says Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20 (CLAS).
Education Abroad: Preston Bogan ’19, Paris, France
March 25, 2019
‘If you don’t look outside your own comfort zone … you are missing out,’ says Bogan after spending a semester in Paris.
Education Abroad: Ashley Jacques ’20, Dublin, Ireland
March 13, 2019
‘I am now kicking myself that I did not do a full semester,’ says Ashley Jacques ’20 (BUS), as she recalls the summer she spent with an Education Abroad program in Ireland last year.
Education Abroad: Lisa Darminova ’19, Hong Kong
March 7, 2019
‘There are so many different people in Hong Kong. There is a big international community, so it’s easy to make friends,’ says Lisa Darminova ’19 (CLAS).
Op-ed: Why Storage and Handling are to Blame for Uganda’s Poor Quality Seed
February 27, 2019
Monitoring mechanisms and collective action by stakeholders are key for better seeds, writes Nathan Fiala of the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources.