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Public Engagement through Engaged ScholarshipCommunity Outreach, and Service Learning is an essential component of the land-grant mission of the University of Connecticut. The Office of Public Engagement coordinates, advocates, and builds capacity for all facets of engagement: scholarship, community based learning, civic engagement, and community outreach. The work of OPE is through and with others across all disciplines and all campuses.

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  • Marine biologists and UConn alumni discuss penguin rehabilitation
    By Marlese Lessing - UConn Daily Campus Marine biologists and UConn alumni, Josh Davis, Laurie Macha, and Eric Fox discussed African penguin conservation in a lecture hosted by the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History on Saturday, Nov. 12. (Songqing Zhao/The Daily Campus)   Marine biologists and University of Connecticut alumni Josh Davis, Laurie Macha […]
  • Be a Part of The New Engagement
    The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) convened a group of member institutions last spring to help make plans for a new Task Force on The New Engagement. The goal of the eventual task force is to establish a bold new vision for university engagement that is institution-wide—connecting across university purposes of teaching and […]
  • Dr. Michael Menard named Associate Director of UConn’s Office of Public Engagement
    Dr. Michael Menard Announcement from the Office of the Provost:We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Menard has accepted a new role as Associate Director of the University’s Office of Public Engagement, working closely with Director Carol Polifroni, who also serves as Dean of Nursing. The Office of Public Engagement coordinates, advocates, and […]
  • Museum & Archaeology Center: Fall of Fun and Discovery
    Don’t miss out on a number of natural history and cultural history day trips, workshops, field learning programs, and presentations this Fall with the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center, part of the Office of Public Engagement at UConn. For registration information visit www.cac.uconn.edu/mnhcurrentcalendar or call 860.486.4460. 2016 Fall Museum Programs […]


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