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Bangalore Mediation Centre Internship Experience

My name is Jonathan Sykes and I’ve been at the University of Connecticut since Fall 2009, and have gradually been developing on both a personal and an intellectual level since that point. My… Continue reading

Graduate Student Internship Experience: Social Work Student at UConn Law’s Asylum and Human Rights Clinic

My name is Paul Ezepchick I am a first year graduate student at the UConn School of Social Work with a focus in community organization. Over the summer I was offered a field… Continue reading

Undergrad Internship at Save the Children: Kate Harris

This fall, while I had already completed my human rights internship requirement over the summer, I knew during my final semester at UCONN that I wanted more experience of what working at a… Continue reading

Making the Movement Move: Photography, Student Activism, and Civil Rights – The William Benton Museum of Art January 21–March 30, 2014

Opening January 21, The William Benton Museum of Art pays homage to the rich history of student activism with the new exhibition, Making the Movement Move: Photography, Student Activism, and Civil Rights. Following… Continue reading

Undergrad Internship Update at the ICTY: Meika Freeman

Hello All! My name is Meika Freeman and I graduated from UConn this past May as a History and Human Rights major.  I have been interning at the International Criminal Tribunal for the… Continue reading

Universitas UPDATE! A Hungry Crowd for Human Rights

By Professor Glenn Mitoma It has been over a month since the end of UConn’s 2013 Universitas Summer School—just enough time for me to recover from what was one of the most engaging… Continue reading

Alumni Reflection: Mike Brand

My name is Mike Brand  and I graduated from the Human Rights Minor program at UConn in 2007. I just recently returned from my fourth trip to Rwanda.  I was there leading a… Continue reading

Alumni Reflection: Julie Friedlander

It’s hard to believe it’s been six years since my time as an undergraduate at UConn.  It was wonderful to be a part of the then smaller but committed community of students studying… Continue reading

About the Human Rights Institute Blog and How to Submit a Post

Human Rights Institute Blog Launched April 2013!   Welcome to the Human Rights Institute Blog!  The HRI is excited to announce our new foray into the world of social media with the launch… Continue reading