By SARAH AL-ARSHANI July 16, 2019 Special to the Chronicle STORRS — Mildred French was a pioneer for females at the University of Connecticut in the era between the two world wars. An independent woman who studied at five different institutions of higher education, she earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees at a time when few womenContinue reading “Not Forgotten UConn: Midred French paved way for UConn women”
By Adam Hushin, UConn Journalism May 9, 2019 Freedom of peaceful assembly is one of the rights Americans can exercise thanks to the First Amendment. Watch this animation to understand the recipe for a successful protest or rally. Listen to an accompanying “Behind the Stories” podcast on Soundcloud to understand what goes into organizing a protestContinue reading “How to measure the success of a protest”
A faculty-chosen group of University of Connecticut journalism majors set off in January 2017 to bring light to the food desert in Hartford, Connecticut.
In March 2016, five UConn Journalism students in Prof. Bob Wyss’ environmental journalism course traveled with him to Louisiana to report on the environmental challenges in Louisiana. The students — Kimberly Armstrong, Diler Haji, Nicholas Shigo, Charlie Smart and Julia Werth — learned about the mechanics of environmental beat reporting on location. They spent theContinue reading “Louisiana Underwater”