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University Of Connecticut Standoff Ends In Gunman's Suicide (UPDATE)

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | College

Earlier -- GROTON, Conn. (AP) — State police say the University of Connecticut's Avery Point Campus is "under control" after an evacuation trigg...

What Do Professors Do, Anyway?

Susan Herbst | Posted 06.04.2012 | College
Susan Herbst

"Do college professors work hard enough?" There are some across-the-board myths about academic life in general, and professors sometimes seem to be a target.

Students Should Learn From, Not Condemn, UCTV Incident

The Daily Campus | Posted 06.03.2012 | College
The Daily Campus

By design, student media groups are petri dishes; they serve as a place for students to learn and develop their skills, all under the watchful eye of the public. But like all individuals and organizations, sometimes student media groups must learn from our mistakes.

UConn's Role in Shaping the Future of Medicine

Susan Herbst | Posted 05.23.2012 | College
Susan Herbst

"Personalized medicine" is opening the door to a whole new world of medical care -- one that would offer a tailor-made approach to treating and preventing health problems in individual patients.

SOS: Save Our Student Newspaper

Melanie Deziel | Posted 05.05.2012 | College
Melanie Deziel

Most of the current staff will graduate before the paper goes under. We'll take our clips and our experience to graduate schools and publications across the country. But for most of us, our time at The Daily Campus wasn't just a means to that end.

Title IX's Impact on My Life

Swin Cash | Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports
Swin Cash

Every person who participates in sports won't become a professional athlete. But everyone should have the same opportunities to chase their dreams. I may not have the same basketball gifts as a Kobe Bryant or LeBron James, but like them I was given a chance for equal play.

Hayley Miller

UConn Students Try To Silence Occupy Wall Street Song | Hayley Miller | Posted 01.08.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- When the University of Connecticut's undergraduate student government invited rapper Jasiri X to perform Monday, there was one condition...

Failure Is A Reality For U.S. Universities Overseas

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 12.20.2011 | College

It's a modern version of the quest for "gold, God and glory" that drove explorers overseas in centuries past. For the last decade, American college pr...

UConn: NCAA Rules (Still) Don't Apply to Us

Warren K. Zola | Posted 11.04.2011 | Sports
Warren K. Zola

No available scholarship? No problem. Current player, Michael Andre Bradley, a 6'10" backup center, has decided to give up his scholarship so Drummond can join his team. Wait... what?

Laura Gottesdiener

WNBA Thursday: Swin Cash Spills The Secrets To The Huskies Winning Streak | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 08.02.2011 | Sports

The Women's National Basketball Association regular season kicks off on Friday with the Minnesota Lynx taking on the Los Angeles Sparks in L.A. Led by...

Kemba To Enter NBA Draft?

AP | Posted 06.11.2011 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. — Connecticut has called a news conference for Tuesday with guard Kemba Walker, where it is expected the junior star will announce...

Man Who Killed UConn Football Player Sentenced

AP | By DAVE COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

VERNON, Conn. -- The man who fatally stabbed University of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard during an on-campus fight in 2009 tearfully apolo...

The Kemba Walker Show

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Kemba Walker capped the best five days an individual and team may have ever had in college basketball, scoring 19 points to lead No. ...

Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, narrator Nick Carraway remarks, "You can't repeat the past." To which Jay Gatsby replied, "You can't repeat the past? Why of course, you can."

Defendant May Seek Probation In Fatal UConn Stabbing Case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

VERNON, Conn. — The lawyer for a man charged in a fight that led to the stabbing death of a University of Connecticut football player says his c...

UConn Donor Demands His Money Back

AP | STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

HARTFORD, Conn. — A major benefactor to the University of Connecticut wants the school to return $3 million in donations and remove his family name ...

UConn Wants To End To Spring Weekend Parties

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Connecticut is planning to put at least a one-year moratorium on the annual tradition of pre-exam partying and drinking known as Spr...

No Contest Plea In Fatal Stabbing Of UConn Player

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VERNON, Conn. — The man accused of fatally stabbing a University of Connecticut football player outside a party on campus in 2009 pleaded no con...

UConn Names First Female President

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

STORRS, Conn. — The University of Connecticut's board of trustees has selected a Georgia university administrator as its next president. The bo...

USO & Tostitos Offer Up a Fiesta of Good Will for Those Far From Home

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

A handful of brands seem to be coming up with a viable solution to use the college platform, the bowl platform, and the good will of the holiday season to create an effective win for all involved.

U Conn Bomb Threat: West Hartford Campus Evacuated

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Connecticut's West Hartford campus has been evacuated after a bomb threat, CNN reports. According to WTNH, this is the second bomb...

"The Invisible Man"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When it comes to dentistry, I know the drill: You sit in a chair, open wide and brace yourself as the tooth doctor tries to get to the root of the problem.

UConn Replaces Assistant Coaches After NCAA Probe

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut basketball coach Jim Calhoun is turning to two old friends as he attempts to steer his program through an NCAA rec...

U Of Conn Spring Weekend: 39 Arrested For Criminal Offenses

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Connecticut-Storrs' Spring Weekend brought out 12,000 revelers yesterday, 39 of whom were arrested for offenses ranging from drugs t...

Colin Carlson, Child Prodigy, Sues UConn, Claiming Age Discrimination

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

STORRS, Conn. — Even at 13, Colin Carlson believes he's running out of time. Colin is a sophomore at the University of Connecticut, seeking a b...