Latinx and Latin American Studies MA graduates, Pauline Batista and Lauren Pérez-Bonilla (now doctoral students in UCONN Geography and Education, respectively), together with History doctoral student Claudio Daflon, have been awarded an Initiative on Campus Dialogs (ICD) Fellowship to develop a year-long project, “Vamos!” Vamos! seeks to gather UConn’s growing Latinx population within a space […]
Month: October 2020
La Comunidad Student’s Research Highlighted in UCONN Today
A recent story in UCONN Today featured research on Latinx Huskies’ experiences at UConn and after college. The project was led by Brianna Chance (SFA ’23), La Comunidad student and vocal performance (Music) major, with the guidance of founding Comunidad Director and Communication and El Instituto core faculty member, Diana Rios.
Instituto Affiliate Elizabeth Howard Wins Major Department of Education Grant
Together with UConn faculty Professor Manuela Wagner (LCL), Assistant Professor Aarti Bellara (EPSY), Neag School of Education Associate Professor have worked alongside Instituto affiliate faculty member Elizabeth Howard who has won a $179,000 grant from the US Department of Education for a three-year research project, “Reimagining Dual Language Education: Promoting Equitable Bilingualism and Biliteracy Outcomes […]
Rise Of The Latino Vote: Hispanic Identity At The Polls on The Daily Campus Newspaper
Rise Of The Latino Vote was held on October 7, 2020 through Facebook live at 7pm. For more information about the event, it’s posted on the Daily Campus.
Three Instituto Affiliate Faculty Win UConn Humanities Funding Competition
The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) announced the award of five Scholarship and Collaboration in Humanities and Arts Research (SCHARP) Program grants, including the following grants won by affiliates of El Instituto: SCHARP Breakthrough Award – $50,000 Mark Healey, Department of History Bibliohack Plus: An Integrated, Low Cost, Open Source Digitization Tool […]
UConn PhD and Latinx Political Behavior Expert Publishes Study on Secular Americans
2015 UConn Political Science PhD, Juhem Navarro-Rivera has published a report, Reshaping American Politics: The 2020 Secular Voices Survey, for Socioanalitica Research. The report examines the political beliefs and behavior of Americans who identify as atheist, agnostic, or simply nonreligious. Sociolanalitica report.