UConn Voices

illustration of confederate statue

UConn Magazine: Take Them Down

History professor Manisha Sinha, an Indian American who is one of the world’s leading experts on the Civil War and slavery in the U.S., on removing Confederate statues.

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UConn Senior Works For Diversity and Inclusion in His Hometown

Jacob Lopez ’21 (CLAS) has become a leader in his hometown of Manchester even before he earns his undergraduate degree from UConn.

Doreen Simons signing

UConn Magazine: American Sign Language

Doreen Simons uses a full-immersion approach in Intro to ASL class, starting from the very first day when she invokes her one rule — no talking, ever. The class is taught in silence. Students can only communicate by signing.