Not Forgotten UConn: Midred French paved way for UConn women

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”

How to measure the success of a protest

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”

Louisiana Underwater

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”