Month: March 2022

IMRP: Sentencing Commission Approves Its Legislative Agenda

Consisting of criminal justice stakeholders in Connecticut, the Connecticut Sentencing Commission is staffed by the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy’s (IMRP). The Commission includes: Four Judges Chief State’s Attorney Chief Public Defender Victim Advocate Commissioners of Correction Emergency Services and Public Protection Community Activists Interested in the Criminal Justice System Chair of the Board […]

MPA Student Runs FOG Education Program at UConn

For the 2021-2022 academic year, Department of Public Policy (DPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Danny Zeidan serves as an Administrative Intern for the Office of Service Learning at UConn. For his Internship and Professional Practice (IPP) Program placement, Danny is in charge of the Office’s Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG) Education Program. According […]

UConn Gives 2022: Children with Incarcerated Parents Scholarship

1 in 14 children in the United States have experienced the incarceration of a parent whom they have lived with. The Connecticut Children with Incarcerated Parents (CIP) Initiative seeks to gain an understanding of children impacted by parental incarceration and their service-needs through research, evaluation, and outreach activities. The mission for the CIP Initiative is […]

Members of the SPP Network Named to HBJ Power 50

The Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) recently named their third annual Power 50 class. For a third consecutive year, members of the School of Public Policy (SPP) network were named to the list. At #10 we find State Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle Seagull and Deputy Commissioner Andréa Comer. The pair are overseeing the state’s […]

Favorite Course Friday: PP 5304 / PP 3098 Public Policy, Diversity, and Inclusion

Welcome to “Favorite Course Friday”! Throughout the semester we will be highlighting electives available next semester with the Department of Public Policy (DPP). Interested in joining the DPP in the classroom next semester? Email for more information! This course is a management course that will focus on racial disparities, how to measure them, and how to […]