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  • State Sets Standard Against Campus Sex Assaults

    Connecticut, long known for the excellence of its institutions of higher education, may now add another star to its banner: the country's strongest policies on dealing with campus sexual assaults. Among its many provisions, the new measure (which should...
  • UConn Seeking Dismissal Of Two In Sexual Misconduct Case

    A University of Connecticut dean is recommending dismissal of a music professor accused of sexual misconduct and of the former dean accused of ignoring complaints about him for a decade. In separate letters sent Thursday to Professor Robert Miller and...
  • Report: UConn Failed To Respond To Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Professor

    STORRS — The University of Connecticut failed for years to adequately respond to sexual abuse allegations against music Professor Robert Miller, according to a report released Wednesday that reveals that a former dean knew about the disturbing...
  • No Delay: Implement Common Core Standards

    Last month, I read with jaw-dropping astonishment that one in four Americans believes the sun revolves around the Earth. The source for this pre-Copernican idea was a poll by the National Science Foundation. This mistake set the stage for me to learn last...
  • CCM Asks Legislators To Preserve State Aid To Towns

    A coalition of Connecticut mayors and first selectmen said Wednesday that it's reasonably confident some of the state's projected $500 million budget surplus will go toward helping municipalities. But they said it's unclear which towns and cities will...
  • Art By Rolling Stone's Ronnie Wood At UConn

    Art By Rolling Stone's Ronnie Wood At UConn
    Nancy Stula has a way with rock stars. Last year, when she was director of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, Stula brought in an exhibit of artwork by Courtney Love. Now she's director of the William Benton Museum of Art in Storrs and she's...
  • Football Death Of Gardner Dow Silenced UConn Campus In 1919

    Football Death Of Gardner Dow Silenced UConn Campus In 1919
    World War I ended in late 1918 and Gardner Dow, having survived his Naval service, was settled into life as a junior at the Connecticut Agricultural College in mid-1919. In May of that year, a Courant story appeared under the following headlines....
  • Scientists Predicted Deadly Washington Landslide

    Scientists Predicted Deadly Washington Landslide
    The March 22 landslide in Oso, Wash., is a case history of media disaster coverage. Something dramatic happens, loved ones die, emergency managers take over, people grieve, normality returns and disaster strikes again, cycle after cycle. This familiar...
  • Texas college student renting out dorm room for Final Four

    Texas college student renting out dorm room for Final Four
    The Final Four is headed to Arlington, Texas, and at least one college student is making the most of the event coming to town.  A college student at the University of Texas at Arlington decided to rent out her 520-square-foot dorm room to fans coming to...
  • UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players

    UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players
    UF coach Billy Donovan says schools should be free to do more to help players beyond the cost of a full scholarship. Speaking two days before the Gators' Final Four matchup with Connecticut, Donovan said a lot has changed since he played in the 1987...
  • Sports Fan-atics

    Sports Fan-atics
    You've probably seen him on TV or in the newspaper, wearing a blue and white wig decorated with the fuzzy dice equivalent of basketballs. He's Danny Karwoski, the University of Connecticut women's basketball superfan. Karwoski has attended upward of...