UConn Voices

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CAHNR Alum Tsa Shelton, a “One Health” Success Story

In her role at the USDA, Shelton ensures quality, wholesome meat reaches consumers around the world

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UConn Magazine: The Secret Life of Dexter Gabriel — aka P. Djèlí Clark

In which the separate worlds of a sci-fi novelist and a history professor collide.

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From Policy to Practical: UConn Students, Alumni Use Personal Strengths to Address Climate Change

Marshaling the University's resources to tackle the pressing issue of climate change through research, policy advocacy, and more

Dr. Willena Kimpson Price

10 Questions With UConn African American Cultural Center Director

As UConn’s director of the H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center (AACC), Willena Kimpson Price ’90 Ph.D. has been instrumental in supporting UConn African American students’ higher education experiences for the past three decades. Price has steered the AACC to be recognized campuswide and throughout the United States as a university center that promotes an understanding and appreciation of the culture, history, and traditions of people of African descent.

Amanda Brenner at the School of Social Work in Hartford on Feb. 9, 2022.

The Stigma Buster

How one student's experience with mental illness shaped her determination to help others through public policy

Meg Sanders ’22 (CAHNR) (left) worked with two high school students from Cheshire high where they created an environmental education booth at the Cheshire Sustainability Fair. (Photo courtesy of Laura Cisneros).

UConn Program Shows the Difference a Mentor Can Make

Connecting UConn students with high school students to foster skills ranging from forestry to overcoming imposter syndrome

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Honoring Alan Thacker Busby: First Black Graduate, UConn Trailblazer

The University’s first Black student excelled in research, education, and service to his country

Dr. Bruce T. Liang is also a physician-scientist. He serves as Director of the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center and the Ray Neag Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine.

Get to Know Interim UConn Health CEO Dr. Bruce Liang

'If you work hard and you do the right things, everything is possible'

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Holocaust Education Evolves as Number of Survivors Declines

Like members of the Greatest Generation, living Holocaust survivors provide a powerful tool in teaching students about the past

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Two Pop-Up Courses Being Offered in Spring 2022 Semester

The classes focus on important contemporary topics and give students core knowledge on a subject with opportunities to continue exploration beyond the course