Month: January 2022

Latinos working for inclusion at School of Engineering

Santos and Paricio Advance Inclusion at the School of Engineering In the summer of  2021, Dr. Stephany Santos was appointed the inaugural Executive Associate Director of the Vergnano Institute for Inclusion in UCONN’s School of Engineering. Santos holds Bachelor’s, master’s, and Doctoral degrees in Biomedical Engineering from UCONN as well as an M.S. Mechanical Engineering […]

The Elizabeth Mahan Fund to Be Highlighted in UConn Gives 2022

Contributed by Samuel Martínez The Elizabeth Mahan Fund for Graduate Studies in Latin American and Latino Studies is a UConn Foundation account dedicated to providing the added support that our Master’s students need to do original research for theses across a variety of humanities and social science fields. Whether their research involves on-site fieldwork, archival […]

Visiting Scholar, Professor Sophie Maríñez

Contributed by Samuel Martínez From October 11 to October 22, 2021, El Instituto and the Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages hosted Sophie Maríñez, a 2021 Mellon/ACLS Fellow and a recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award at Borough of Manhattan Community College, where she is a professor of Modern Languages and Literatures. Maríñez’ public presentation […]