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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m.. The University will close at 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day on Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Classes starting at 2:30 p.m. or later today will not meet. All day and evening classes tomorrow are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and the Mortensen Library will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities after 2 p.m. today and all day tomorrow are canceled.


International Center's Faculty Grants


International Center Faculty Grants may be used to internationalize the content of a course, to develop a study abroad component to a course, to present a paper with international content, or to do international research.

Full-time faculty

Amount of Award
Up to $1,000

Number of Awards
Up to seven

Selection Criteria

  • Work that can be shown to have immediate impact on students' experiences in the classroom. This includes proposals to purchase teaching materials or to develop the faculty member's knowledge of particular international topics for inclusion in the curriculum.
  • Work that improves the international understanding of the campus community.
  • Faculty travel for research or presentation at conferences, particularly when this can be shown to foster the international goals of the University and the International Center (e.g., by promoting exchanges, developing new networks, cultivating new student markets or affiliations, etc).
  • Development of study abroad components for currently existing courses or other study abroad experiences for students.

Proposals Due
July 1

Further Information
Director, International Studies (Gengras 327, 860.768.5101)
International Center Faculty Grants Information Page