Konover Auditorium

 UConn professor explains how future climate change could cause intense storms, floods during Provost's Distinguished Speaker Series 

 UConn professor explains how future climate change could cause intense storms, floods during Provost's Distinguished Speaker Series 

Dr. Emmanouil Anagnostou, a professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Eversource Energy Center at UConn, warned the audience of the dramatic effects that climate change and extreme storms could have on Connecticut in the future during a lecture at Konover Auditorium Wednesday evening, as part of the Provost's Distinguished Speaker Series.  

'Shusenjo' film sheds further light on comfort women debate and role of Japan 

'Shusenjo' film sheds further light on comfort women debate and role of Japan 

“I had doubts about it,” said director Miki Dezaki of the documentary “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue.” The “it” being the issue of comfort women, whom Dezaki had only heard about from his foreign teachers, he told the audience following a discussion of the film in the Konover Auditorium of the Dodd Center at the University of Connecticut yesterday evening.  

Your voice matters, free speech does too

Your voice matters, free speech does too

Dr. Keith Whittington’s discussion of free speech on college campuses Wednesday night came on the heels of a string of controversial speakers that came to the University of Connecticut last year. Dr. Whittington, a professor of politics at Princeton University and author of the book “Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech,” offered a relevant and neutral take on the role of the modern university has in the complicated task of accommodating opposing views and the value of higher education in general.