by Jhansi Katechia | August 7, 2014 5:30am
The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees approved the budget for two Tech Park projects Wednesday.
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by Christine Stuart | July 18, 2014 10:35am
(Updated 2:55 p.m.)The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle the federal Title IX lawsuit filed last year by five female students who claimed that the school ignored their rape and sexual harassment complaints, according to a joint statement Friday from the university and the students.
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by Christine Stuart | July 8, 2014 5:30am
Last week, the Washington Post reported that former Secretary of the State Hillary Clinton was paid more than $251,250 to speak to 2,300 students at the University of Connecticut in April. The news has at least two gubernatorial candidates crying foul, while Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the foundation defended the decision.
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by Jhansi Katechia | June 25, 2014 4:28pm
The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved its $1.18 billion budget Wednesday, including a previously scheduled 6.5 percent increase in tuition, for fiscal year 2015.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 12, 2014 9:38am
Democrat Jonathan Pelto said Thursday he will make his candidacy official and is committed to running for governor this year as a third-party candidate and liberal alternative to incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
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by Jacqueline Wattles | May 27, 2014 5:30am
College is a proverbial milestone in American culture — one that is coming with an increasingly hefty price tag.
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by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2014 1:09pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined lawmakers and advocates Tuesday for a ceremonial signing of legislation that strengthens reporting requirements for sexual assault on college campuses.
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by Christine Stuart | April 29, 2014 12:58pm
(Updated 6:32 p.m.) The same day the White House released its recommendations to end sexual assault on college campuses, the Connecticut Senate unanimously passed a bill that expands sexual assault reporting requirements.
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by Megan Merrigan | April 24, 2014 12:00am
Hillary Clinton made her way to the University of Connecticut on Wednesday and encouraged students to be active members of the “participation generation.”
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by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2014 5:29am
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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