UConn Voices

Students Host Week of Inclusion

Students in the UConn School of Dental Medicine Special Care Dentistry Interest Group hosted a Week of Inclusion to show support, learn, and discuss the importance of inclusion and connection for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in dentistry.

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Brave Space: Dorian R. Debussy and Christine Sylvester

Alum talks making the University and the country a more supportive place for the LGBTQ-plus community

Pauline Batista carrying the 2016 olympic torch

UConn Magazine: Raising Her Voice to Amplify Other Voices

Saving a festival youth program in her hometown of Paraty, Brazil, made Pauline Batista ’16 MA a hero there.

A close up of a Black hair stylist braiding a Black woman's hair. Connecticut recently outlawed workplace discrimination based on hairstyle, which UConn alumni and faculty members say is long overdue, especially for Black and Latino workers.

New Law on Hairstyles Makes It Easier for Connecticut Workers to be Authentic

The law is a victory for Black and Latino workers who have long felt pressure to change their natural hairstyles to conform with an unfair standard.

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Student Profiles in Pharmaceutical Research – Shipra Malik

Shipra Malik was selected for an oral presentation and a cash prize for the prestigious 2021 RNA Institute Mini-Symposium series.

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Student Profiles in Pharmaceutical Research – May Zhang

May's Honors thesis has been published in Biochemical Pharmacology.

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UConn Honored for Policies, Programs Ensuring Diversity Among Suppliers

UConn is one of nine institutions nationwide to receive the inaugural Jesse L. Moore 2021 Supplier Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine

Meet the Researcher: Caitlin Caspi, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources

Caspi champions collaboration as the key to her success in researching food security and diet-related health outcomes.

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Meet undergraduate student Sarah Proto

This article originally appeared on CAHNR Newsroom. By Maria Buzzelli. Sarah Proto, a senior majoring in agricultural and resource economics, was drawn to a few career paths after transferring to UConn. She quickly realized that the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) program offered exactly what she was looking for. Proto is a multifaceted […]

In this 1982 Hartford Courant image, Laotian refugees work on a plantation in Simsbury.

The Research of Difference: How UConn Researchers are Tackling Anti-Racism

Black women and heart disease. Asian Americans and plantations. Slavery and…monsters? Find out how these anti-racism scholars are tackling issues of difference at UConn.