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

Human Rights Major and Alumni Profiled by UConn Today

Human Rights Major, Senior Sharon Hwang, Intern at Freedom House in Washington, D.C. Profiled in UConn Today as well as Alumni Mentor Jeffrey Smith. Excerpt from the UConn Today article: Hwang participated in… Continue reading

Undergraduate Internship Reflection: Women Moving Millions

My name is Alexis Berglund, and I am currently a senior in the Human Rights Minor program at UConn, as well as a work study student at the Human Rights Institute. My major… 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

Alumni Spotlight: Hoin Choi, Library for All

My name is Hoin Choi and I graduated from the Human Rights Minor program at UConn in 2010. I would like to say congratulations to the Human Rights Institute for launching its blog!… Continue reading

The World is Coming to UConn to Learn About Human Rights This Summer!

The World is Coming to UConn to Learn About Human Rights This Summer! This July, nearly 100 students and faculty from around the world will descend on the happening hub of Storrs, CT… Continue reading

New book now available by HRI’s Dr. Glenn Mitoma: Human Rights and Negotiation of American Power.

New book now available by HRI’s Dr. Glenn Mitoma: Human Rights and Negotiation of American Power. In his new book, published by University of Pennsylvania Press, Dr. Mitoma argues that the American attitude… Continue reading