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The Urban and Community Studies Major …

at the University of Connecticut is an interdisciplinary degree program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with a focus on educating citizens on the dimensions of urban and community life and preparing students for careers in public and community service.

Contact Information

Urban and Community Studies
University of Connecticut
10 Prospect Street
Hartford, CT 06103-2814
For general inquiries please email

Phone: (959)200-3771

Fax: (860)246-0344

For office hours and advising information, please visit our Advising by Campus page.


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Prof. Bob Fisher Awarded Career Achievement Award

UCS would like to congratulate Bob Fisher who was recently chosen as the recipient of the Association for Community Organization and Social Action (ACOSA) 2023 Career Achievement Award. Below is the article from the School of Social Works website. Congratulations!! School of Social Work Posting: Professor Bob Fisher Receives Career Achievement Award Posted on October 19, 2023 by Kashef, Ziba […]

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Exploring CT Greenspaces

Associate Professor in Residence Phil Birge-Liberman joins NPR’s Where We Live podcast discussing trails and efforts to conserve Connecticut’s state parks. Listen here.

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UConn Today – Featured Noel Cazenave Research on Kindness

In his latest project, Noël A. Cazenave is challenging the definition of kindness. “In his latest project, though, he’s challenging that definition to ignite a kindness revolution, one meant to shift power relations in pursuit of societal change.” To read more visit UConn Today.

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