UConn Voices

Cathy Schlund-Vials reads a book in the Wilbur Cross Reading Room. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Race in America is This Year’s UConn Reads Theme

Cathy Schlund-Vials, chair of the UConn Reads Steering Committee, says she turns to literature to understand contemporary events.

Molly Rockett ’15 (CLAS): Making Her Voice Heard

The target of bullies throughout her adolescence, Molly Rockett ’15 (CLAS) found a way to turn her feelings of powerlessness into a sense of purpose.

George Takei. (Photo provided)

Star Trek’s Takei Boldly Goes Toward Social Justice Issues

Actor and activist George Takei will speak at Jorgensen today.

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin at a CICATS event. (UConn Health File Photo)

Enhancing Diversity in the Biomedical Workforce

UConn’s CICATS is among a select group of institutions to take part in a new NIH initiative.

Fourth-graders perform an electromagnetic experiment with the help of their teacher Freddie DeJesus at Dr. Joseph S. Renzulli Gifted and Talented Academy in Hartford on Dec. 14, 2011. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Increasing Diversity in Talented and Gifted Programs

UConn’s Neag School of Education receives top funding for talented and gifted research.

Matthew Hughey, associate professor of sociology at this office at Manchester Hall on Nov. 12, 2013. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Secret Societies and Private Discrimination

Sociologist Matthew Hughey's new book explores the role of race and ethnicity in the perpetuation of inequality through private organizations.