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Largest Freshman Class At UConn

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – The University of Connecticut says its largest-ever freshman class is about to start the fall semester. About 5,200 freshmen are entering UConn. Members of the freshman class will begin moving into […]


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Study: Humans Causing Mass Extinction Of World’s Animals

Mass extinction of the world’s animals has rapidly increased in recent centuries as nearly 400 species have gone extinct in the past 100 years – and humans are to blame.


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Study: Men Who Earn Less Money Than Their Wives Most Likely To Cheat

University of Connecticut sociologist Christin Munsch concludes from her research that “infidelity may allow economically dependent men to engage in compensatory behavior while simultaneously distancing themselves from breadwinning spouses.”


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Auditors: National Science Foundation Suspends UConn Grants

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The National Science Foundation has frozen more than $2 million in grants to the University of Connecticut after a foundation investigation found two professors used grant money to buy products from […]



Polo Not Just For The Rich And Famous, College Players Say

Students from poor backgrounds say the sport of polo has helped them overcome adversity.


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University Of Connecticut Closing For Monday Snowstorm

The University of Connecticut is closing its campuses and cancelling classes on Monday because of the expected snowstorm.


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Expert: First Aliens We Find Could Be Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Susan Schneider believes that by the time we make contact with the first aliens, they may actually be a form of artificial intelligence; hinting at the future of mankind.


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UConn Men’s Basketball Announces Staff Additions

Head Coach, Kevin Ollie has announced the appointment of two additions to the Men’s Basketball coaching staff. David Sevush has been named Director of Scouting-Video, while Dan Griffin has been named Director of Player Development. […]


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School Starts At UConn

The fall semester begins Monday at the University of Connecticut, which is welcoming a freshman class of 5,000 students, including 3,600 at its main campus in Storrs.


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Settlement in Title IX Lawsuit Against UConn

The University of Connecticut will pay nearly $1.3 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference, the two sides announced Friday.