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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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Public Engagement News

  • The Next Generation on Farming – UConn Magazine
    “Many CAHNR students join the learning community EcoHouse, which provides a culture of sustainability for students who are passionate about environmental issues. A select group of students has the opportunity to live at the student-run Spring Valley Farm, which is a collaboration among EcoHouse and First Year Programs, Dining Services, Residential Life, CAHNR, the Office […]
  • Army Ants March into New Exhibition – UConn Today
    “The seven four-foot ants crawling along the entrance to the Biology/Physics Building on North Eagleville Road are not a cause for alarm; instead, they invite visitors to follow them inside to view “Be Our Guest: An Exhibit on the Complex Society of Army Ants and Their Guests.” The exhibit is the first public introduction to […]
  • CT Innovation nights comes to Storrs
    CT Innovation night comes to Storrs, by Julia Mancini, The Daily Campus. LINK TO ORIGINAL ARTICLE WITH PICTURES “Innovation Nights” is a series of events organized by a grassroots company with the goal of supporting local start up companies and innovators. The first of these events was held right here at UConn, at the Ballard Institute […]
  • UConn School of Dental Medicine Receives 2016 Golisano Health Leadership Award
    The UConn School of Dental Medicine has received the 2016 Golisano Health Leadership Award. This award is in recognition of the efforts of School of Dental Medicine students, faculty, and staff in providing oral health services and programs to participants in the Connecticut Summer and Winter Special Olympics. These efforts have spanned the past twenty […]


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Phone: (860) 486-4854
Address: 233 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, CT 06269
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