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Global Programs

UConn engineers are making an important difference in local communities and around the globe. Our students, faculty and alumni are involved in a variety of transformational activities, from home reconstruction in hurricane-damaged regions and outreach to inner-city schools to efforts to bring renewable energy and transport clean water to remote drought-stricken locales. Read about some of these activities below.

Engineers in Ethiopia
Ethiopian Institute of Water Resources

Newsworthy:
New Cadre of Professionals for Ethiopia’s Water Sector
Improving Water InfrastructureUConn Team Awarded USAID/HED Funds
EWB in Ethiopia

Engineers Without Borders
National
UConn Chapter
Newsworthy:
EWB Receives Competitive EPA Funding
EPA Grant to Support EWB Work in Nicaragua
Environmental Engineering Student Wins Support for Nicaragua Project
UConn EWB: Recon in Nicaragua
EWB in Thailand
Bernard Amadei at UConn

Around the Globe

Malaria No More
Students Work to Reduce Arsenic Poisoning in Bangladesh
Rebuilding New Orleans

Local Aid

Students Engineer for Impact in Hartford’s Pope Park
Engineering Ambassadors Reach Out to Students
ManyMentors: Mentoring in the Modern Age
Engineering Students Go Beyond the Books to Assist Massachusetts Girl
Engineering for Impact: Pope Park Cleanup
Students Help Ashford Boy

Students Abroad

Student Research Abroad