E-Newsletter: December 2018

E-Newsletter: December 2018

Editor:  Mary Gallucci  UConn-AAUP Executive Committee   President’s Message – Tom Bontly As 2018 fades into memory and we look forward to 2019, I am reminded of the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice”.  The Reverend Dr....

2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

B U L L E T I N January 18, 2019 The UConn-AAUP seeks nominations of its members for the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards in Teaching, Research, and Service Recognition. The primary nominator must send the complete submission in one pdf file, indicating the award category, via e-mail to Barbara Kratochvil at...

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...

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