At a Glance

  • Universitas 21 Student Competition

    Are you working on a project relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goals? Please consider taking part in the U21 RISE Showcase!

    RISE – Real Impact on Society and Environment – is a Universitas 21 (U21) opportunity to showcase student projects tied to sustainability and social innovation and to connect those students with a network of experts in academia and industry. UConn has been invited to nominate 3-4 student-led projects.

    In addition to making global connections and gaining professional support, participants have the chance to win $2,000 from U21 to put towards their project.

    Please note that UConn students must apply through UConn's Office of Global Affairs. 


    Virtual Information Sessions 

    All times listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

    Tuesday, November 10

    Wednesday, November 11

    Thursday, November 12


    Friday, November 13

    If you aren't able to attend one of these sessions, please contact us at

    For more information, contact: Global Affairs at

If you have any questions, please contact Honors Programming and Events at 860-486-1616.