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Friday, September 18, 2020

Campus Events

SHaW teams up with Jennifer Nucci to offer ‘Gentle Therapeutic Yoga and Breathwork’ class

It’s no secret that this school year is going to look and feel vastly different than the rest. We’re all learning together how to navigate a pandemic while staying motivated, interacting safely with others and being the best version of ourselves. In order to help aid the transition, the University of Connecticut has teamed with departments such as Student Health and Wellness (SHaW) to bring resources to their students. One of these resources is SHaW’s Gentle Therapeutic Yoga and Breathwork class that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday.

Sarah Broderick brings excitement to Werth Coffee Chat

University of Connecticut alumni Sarah Broderick was the guest speaker at the Werth Coffee Chat on Monday. Broderick founded Feat Capital & Advisory, a company which describes itself as a multiple business enterprise created to change the way individuals and organizations work together now and into the future.

Meditation Mondays: A casual environment for students to destress

For any students looking for a comfortable way to destress during the unprecedented semester that lies ahead, the Student Health and Wellness Center is offering Meditation Mondays, a completely virtual, hour-long guided meditation course. The class takes place every Monday from 4-5 p.m., and is available to all interested UConn students.

Students get involved at this year’s virtual Involvement Fair

Students at the University of Connecticut joined in virtually this year to partake in the semi-annual Involvement Fair this week.

New art exhibit draws excitement at Eastern

The “Painting and Drawing Faculty Exhibition” was the newest addition to the Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University. Originally opening on Aug. 4, 2020, the exhibit is dedicated to former university professor and faculty member Andy Jones who died on Jan. 25, 2020.

Travel To The Past: The Benton’s ancient art exhibition

Since The William Benton Museum of Art's reopening, it has welcomed a few new exhibits. Available from now until Oct. 17, the exhibition highlights artwork from Mediterranean history and the Middle Ages.

USG holds two town halls to address racism within their organization

Last week, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) of UConn Storrs hosted two town halls in response to the backlash from the “Different Perspectives” survey promoted on their Instagram account, as well as to address the testimonial submitted to the Instagram account “Black at UConn” about the organization’s unwelcoming environment toward BIPOC members.