Graduating Class of 2014 in Human Rights: Congratulations!

The UConn Human Rights Institute is excited to announce our graduating class of 2014! Our spectacular students will be leaving us to work in places around the world, including South Africa and Haiti.… Continue reading

Undergraduate Internship Experience: ACLU of Connecticut

  Hello, readers! I have been interning at the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut since July 2013. I was originally only planning to intern there for the fall semester, but I was… Continue reading

Undergraduate Internship Experience: CT Women’s Education and Legal Fund

My name is Sarah Edelman and I am currently a senior at UConn! I am majoring in Political Science with a minor in Human Rights. This year I have been interning with the… Continue reading

Human Rights Alternative Break to Oklahoma: By Undergraduate Mary Mackie

My name is Mary Mackie and I was the Trip Director for the Human Rights Alternative Spring Break 2014, which was focused on Native American issues. Alternative Breaks are run through Community Outreach,… Continue reading

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

Undergraduate Internship Report: Witness

WITNESS logo.  Source: http://www.witness.org Hello all, My name is Camille Kritzman and I am a senior graduating this December 2013, with double majors in Latin American Studies and Psychology, with a minor in… Continue reading