Women's Center

'Friends Don’t Let Friends Fat Talk': Combating negative body language

'Friends Don’t Let Friends Fat Talk': Combating negative body language

In the age of social and visual media dominating people’s feeds and screens, body image is a topic of discussion that many people, including college-age students, struggle with. In America, 10 million women are struggling with eating disorders, and countless more have likely had societal pressures weigh on their self-confidence. This week, college campuses across the country are tackling this issue by participating in Fat Talk Free Week, a national campaign to eliminate language that may hurt students’ body image.

'To Write Love on Her Arms' film shares a powerful message during Suicide Prevention Week 

'To Write Love on Her Arms' film shares a powerful message during Suicide Prevention Week 

The audience sat in silence for several minutes after the “To Write Love on Her Arms” credits rolled in the Women’s Center on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Except for a few whispers, the room was silent enough to hear a pin drop. 

Women’s 'Herstory' Month

Women’s 'Herstory' Month

The campus is abuzz with events and activities hosted by organizations in celebration of women’s history. That’s right. It’s March, which means it’s Women’s History Month! From the Women’s Center to the Rainbow Center to athletics, the University of Connecticut is looking forward to celebrate the inspiring women that have incited change and frequent our halls every day.  

Women’s Center unveils issues and stigma surrounding masculinity

Women’s Center unveils issues and stigma surrounding masculinity

On Wednesday night, the UConn Men’s Project hosted “Unmasking Masculinity” at the Women’s Center. The event was organized in association with the Puerto Rican Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) and the Asian-American Cultural Center (AsACC), and centered around the experiences of Asian-Asian American and Latino men.