Special Events, Programs, Receptions

12/7 The Double Bind facing Women in Leadership/Virtual Event

  The Double Bind facing Women in Leadership: too “nice” to lead, too “aggressive” to succeed Presented by: Dr. Jennie Weiner The Double Bind facing Women in Leadership: too “nice” to lead, too “aggressive” to succeed. In this session, we will spend time deconstructed our understanding of leadership and why female leaders are often placed […]

University Employees Town Hall December 1, 2021

  Please join UConn President Dr. Andrew Agwunobi and other University leaders for an employee town hall on Wednesday, Dec. 1, to discuss plans for the spring semester, masking, vaccinations and boosters, telecommuting, and to answer related questions. Use the link below to watch a live stream of the event. Viewers are encouraged to send […]

Body Project Workshop

Join us on November 11 & November 18 from 6:30-8:30 for this powerful two-part workshop! The UConn Body Project is a program that emphasizes creating and reaffirming positive and healthy body image through a variety of structured activities in which the students critique beauty ideals, discuss their personal experiences with body image, and identify was […]

11/18 The Seen and Unseen Realities for People with Disabilities

  The Seen and Unseen Realities for People with Disabilities Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET Zoom Webinar Disabilities don’t discriminate. A disability does not care about your age, gender, race, or social status. Disabilities can be physical or mental impairments, or both. The Americans with Disabilities Act passed more […]

10/17 Clean Up Our Campus with the URC and ORCA

  Last spring, EcoHuskies, French Club, Fridays for Future, Honors Across State Borders, Junior Panhellenic Council, Mens’ Rugby, Pre-Med Society, ResLife, and Women’s Ultimate Frisbee student organizations each pulled a team together to join the UConn Recovery Community (URC) to clean up trash across campus. We collected almost 900 lbs.!   This fall we’re doing it […]

Antisemitism Today

Antisemitism Today Monday, April 26, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. What is antisemitism? How is it unique from other forms of hate? How has antisemitism transformed today? What can we do about it? In collaboration with the Academic Engagement Network (AEN), UConn Hillel presents “Antisemitism Today,” featuring a panel of experts who will discuss these exact […]

03/10 Calling In the Calling Out Culture – Loretta Ross

Women’s Herstory Month Opening Loretta Ross is an award-winning, nationally-recognized expert on racism and racial justice, women’s rights, and human rights. Her work emphasizes the intersectionality of social justice issues and how intersectionality can fuel transformation.  Loretta is committed to changing our national dialogue and improving our work on human rights by inviting us to […]