Now accepting 2019-2020 nominees for UCONN-AAUP annual Executive Committee Election

Now accepting 2019-2020 nominees for UCONN-AAUP annual Executive Committee Election

UConn-AAUP Chapter invites member nominations and self-nominations to stand for election to the UConn-AAUP Executive Committee. We seek a wide diversity of UConn-AAUP members from different disciplines, points of view, and status of employment. We seek members interested in standing for officer roles (President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer), Regional Campus Representatives,...

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Photo Credit: –https://today.uconn.edu/school-stories/leading-science-erin-young-kyle-baumbauer-team/ Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing  UConn Faculty Member: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, Assistant Director for Advancement in Managing Pain How long have you been at UConn: 3.5 years In a few words, tell us what you do and...

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Between 175-200 faculty, staff, students, and community leaders rallied to show their support for collective bargaining rights in light of the impact a Supreme Court case will have on union’s power to negotiate for their members. Click here for an article ran in the local Chronicle! Here are a few images...

2018 Legislative Bulletin- 1/30/18

2018 Legislative Bulletin- 1/30/18

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Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Laura KM Donorfio, Associate Professor, OLLI/HDFS

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Laura KM Donorfio, Associate Professor, OLLI/HDFS

UConn Faculty Member: Laura KM Donorfio, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies How long have you been at UConn? 15 years In a few words, tell us what you do and about your areas of expertise? My areas of expertise are gerontology and intergenerational relationships. I run a...

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