| Feb 28, 2014
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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Apr 27, 2014
Think of Friday's union vote by Northwestern University football players as the necklace in "Titanic," the ruby slippers or the meaning of Rosebud.
It's what filmmakers, like the late Alfred Hitchcock, would call a MacGuffin — something pursued and...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Geno Auriemma has had four unbeaten seasons as UConn women's basketball coach and very well could be headed for a fifth.
But he is really living up to the pressure the first UConn team put on him more than a century ago.
The Huskies' unbeaten seasons:...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:36 AM
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...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:49 AM
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....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:18 PM
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.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:41 AM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:19 PM
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...