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Migrant workers from other states arrive at the Anand Vihar bus terminal, in New Delhi on August 18, 2020. - India's official coronavirus death soared past 50,000 on August 17 as the pandemic rages through smaller cities and rural areas where health care is feeble and stigmatisation rife.

‘These Were Haunting Events’: Researchers Study Migrant Precarity During Pandemic in US, India

An interdisciplinary group of researchers is designing a toolkit of methods to study the problems faced by migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scott Wallace interviewing an officer from the Sandinista Popular Army

UConn Magazine: For Scott Wallace, Remote Learning Means Getting Off the Beaten Path

The photographer and National Geographic contributor shares some of the hard-won wisdom he imparts to UConn’s lucky journalism students.

Man with planet earth in hands

A Call to Action for Science

Three UConn researchers are among a group of scientists calling on policymakers and the public to put data and scientific evidence at the heart of fraught questions like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Human Rights Research Consortium Draws International Audience for Initial Conference

More than 150 human rights researchers from four continents will gather virtually today for the inaugural conference of the Connecticut/Baden-Württemberg Human Rights Research Consortium (HRRC).

Police with batons attack pro-democracy demonstrators in Belarus.

New Study Examines Civil Society’s Effect on Mass Violence

UConn researcher Evan Perkoski discusses his work examining the role civil society can play in preventing - or perpetrating - mass killings.

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Study: When More Pain Means More Gain

Researchers found positive psychological outcomes and increased well-being in participants who performed an extreme annual ritual as part of a national celebration.

UConn graduate student in archaeology Elic Weitzel walking in the mountains of Kosovo. (Photo by Dukagjin Mehmetaj).

Snapshot: Elic Weitzel in Kosovo

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.

Drew Asia-Keating in England.

Education Abroad: Drew-Asia Keating ’20, London, England

First-generation college student Drew Asia-Keating '20 (CLAS) says her Education Abroad experience in London took her out of her comfort zone.

Luis Rivera in Prague, Czech Republic.

Education Abroad: Luis Rivera ’19, Prague, Czech Republic

Accounting major Luis Rivera '19 (BUS) says his Education Abroad experience in Prague, Czech Republic, helped him grow as a person.

Omaniel Ortiz '20 (CAHNR) by the River Thames with Big Ben (shrouded in scaffolding) in the background. Big Ben, the iconic clock tower of the Houses of Parliament in London, is currently undergoing major renovations.

Education Abroad: Omaniel Ortiz ’20, London, England

For first-generation college student Omaniel Ortiz, his Education Abroad experience in London was the first time he traveled outside the U.S.