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Study: Uconn Rejects 20 Percent Of Credits From Community Colleges

A study shows the University of Connecticut is rejecting about 20 percent of the transfer credits from students coming into the school from the state’s community college system.

05/07/2015

Periodic Cicada ("17-year locust") (Courtesy Chris T. Maier/DEEP)

UConn Scientist Asks Illinois Residents To Help Track Cicada Swarm

A researcher from the University of Connecticut is asking southern Illinois residents to help document the 13-year swarm of cicadas that’s expected to hit later this month.

05/06/2015

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First Labor Contract For UCONN Grad Assistants

According to Graduate Employee Union-United Auto Workers Local 6950, this marks the first contract at UConn where gender identity or expression is a protected category.

04/29/2015

UConn President Susan Herbst at the site of new Hartford branch campus. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

UConn Approves $115 Million Plan For Hartford Campus Move

UConn’s Board of Trustees has approved a $115 million development plan to relocate its satellite campus in West Hartford to downtown Hartford.

04/29/2015

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Former UConn Quarterback Pushing For Concussion Legislation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)  Former UConn quarterback Casey Cochran is heading to the state Capitol to support legislation designed to better educate athletes about the dangers of concussions. Cochran decided to end his playing career after […]

04/29/2015

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UConn Has $115 Million Plan For Hartford Campus Move

By: Pat Eaton-Robb Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)  UConn’s Board of Trustees is being asked to approve a $115 million development plan to relocate its satellite campus in West Hartford to downtown Hartford. The plan […]

04/29/2015

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Ollie: No Plans To Leave UConn

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie says he has no plans to leave his job. The 42-year-old Ollie, who spent 13 years as an NBA journeyman before returning to his alma mater, […]

04/22/2015

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Uconn Football Player Charged With Assault

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ UConn tight end Sean McQuillan has been charged with assault after a fight at an off-campus apartment complex. Campus police say they were called to the Celeron Square apartments just before […]

04/22/2015

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UConn & GA’s Union Reach Tentative Agreement

(CBS Connecticut) –  After months of negotiations, the University of Connecticut and the  Graduate Employee Union -United Auto Workers have reached a tentative agreement on a  3 year contract. UConn President Susan Herbst says the […]

04/21/2015

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UConn Baseball Team Adopts 5-Year-Old Battling Leukemia

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)  The University of Connecticut baseball team welcomed its newest member: 5-year-old Grayson Hand of Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Hand, who’s battling leukemia, joins the Huskies with the help of a Team IMPACT, an organization […]

04/21/2015

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