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April 21, 2014

UConn Graduate Assistants Vote To Form Union

by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2014 5:29am

Photo courtesy of http://www.uconngradunion.org/ More than 2,100 graduate assistants working at the University of Connecticut have won the right to form what will be the largest bargaining group at the school.

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April 4, 2014

Stop Work Order at UConn Lifted, But Banned Contractor Won’t Be Back

by Megan Merrigan | April 4, 2014 2:47pm

Megan Merrigan photo The New England Regional Council of Carpenters hosted a rally Thursday in Storrs after hearing word that Intext Building Systems was coming back to work on the University of Connecticut’s basketball practice facility after being banned in February.

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February 11, 2014

Lawmaker Wants to Impose Financial Penalties On Schools That Fail To Comply

by Hugh McQuaid | February 11, 2014 5:38pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Lawmakers may consider imposing financial penalties on colleges and universities that do not enforce a number of policies to improve their response to sexual assaults on their campuses.

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Campus Sexual Assault Bill Gets a Public Hearing

by Hugh McQuaid | February 11, 2014 6:30am

Christine Stuart file photo Lawmakers will hear public testimony Tuesday on proposed legislation to improve how Connecticut’s colleges and universities respond to sexual assaults on their campuses.

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February 3, 2014

Report Finds That UConn Is Less Affordable

by Jacqueline Wattles | February 3, 2014 6:30am

A report released Friday by the state Office of Program Review and Investigations found the University of Connecticut is becoming less affordable and suggested the university adopt additional cost transparency measures to help students better plan their expenses.

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November 13, 2013

Lawmakers To School Officials: Your Sexual Assault Reporting Is Confusing

by Christine Stuart | November 13, 2013 8:03pm

Christine Stuart photo State lawmakers heard first hand Wednesday the stories of the four University of Connecticut students who are suing the school in federal court for allegedly failing to address their sexual assault complaints.

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November 5, 2013

Malloy ‘Excited’ About UConn Foundation’s Efforts To Increase Fundraising

by Staff Report | November 5, 2013 5:29pm

Photo courtesy of Zillow The University of Connecticut’s fundraising organization that paid for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s trip to Switzerland and China has now paid $660,000 in cash to buy a house in Hartford’s west end for President Susan Herbst.

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October 30, 2013

UConn Students Rally Against Sexual Assault

by Christine Stuart | October 30, 2013 10:49pm

Christine Stuart photo In an effort to support the seven victims who filed the Title IX complaint against the University of Connecticut and countless others who have remained in the shadows, nearly 100 students turned out for a rally Wednesday in Storrs.

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October 24, 2013

Lawmakers Call For Hearing On UConn’s Policies Regarding Sex Assaults

by Hugh McQuaid | October 24, 2013 1:04pm

Christine Stuart file photo The governor and top legislative leaders threw their support behind a Republican request on Thursday for a legislative review of the University of Connecticut’s sexual assault policies in response to allegations raised earlier this week.

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October 23, 2013

Students Object After Herbst Pushes Back Against Suggestion UConn Failed to Address Rape Allegations

by Megan Merrigan | October 23, 2013 2:35pm

Megan Merrigan photo (UPDATED 5:30 p.m.) University of Connecticut students spoke out against what they perceive as a campus rape culture Wednesday, saying it is time for the university’s administration and police department to stop sweeping the issue of sexual assault under the rug.

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