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Instituto MA Alumni Win Fellowship to Promote Campus Latinx Dialogues

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 […]

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 […]

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.

UConn Stamford Faculty Member Oscar Guerra Film to be Broadcast on Frontline

Love, Life & the Virus, a documentary film by Oscar Guerra, Assistant Professor of Digital Media Design at UConn’s Stamford campus, will air nationally on the acclaimed PBS in-depth journalism program, Frontline, Tuesday, 11 August, 10PM. The film follows the struggle for survival of two immigrant families struck by COVID-19 infections in southwestern Connecticut. A […]