Pandemic Journaling Project Continues to Grow and Develop
The record of thoughts and feelings collected from around the globe during the pandemic has hit the road with a multimedia exhibition at the Hartford Public Library through December 15
UConn Asylum Clinic Alumni Participate in CT Afghan Asylum Project
'This is critically important in our community. These individuals are struggling even more than any of us can understand'
Emmy Award-Winning UConn Professor Takes on Zero Tolerance, Family Separation with Second PBS Frontline Documentary
Oscar Guerra's first Frontline documentary was judged the Best News Story in a Newsmagazine at the 2021 Emmy awards
2022 Human Rights Institute Funding Awards Announced
The Human Rights Institute is delighted to announce the results of our annual funding competitions. We are honored to be able to support the study and scholarship of human rights across the university for undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff.
Native American and Indigenous Community Takes Shape At UConn
Momentum is building around Native American and Indigenous studies and programming at UConn, and new faculty and students are poised make UConn a New England hub for Native Studies and the broader Indigenous community
School of Social Work Researchers Explore New Model to Sponsor Refugees
Their paper suggests a combination of community and private sponsorship could transform the future of refugee resettlement in the US
Law School Alum Pursues Passion for Aiding Immigrants
From the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic to a prestigious legal fellowship in New York City
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
Federal Court Cites UConn Law Professor on Key Immigration Case
2nd Circuit appeals court cites Jon Bauer's work in overturning a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals
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.