• 2020 Tokyo Olympics Jun 21

    5 UConn Huskies Named to U.S. Women's Olympic Basketball Team

    The UConn Huskies will once again be well represented in the Olympics. Five UConn stars were named to the U.S. Women’s Olympic Basketball Team Monday. Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Tina Charles, Breanna Stewart, and Napheesa Collier will all represent the USA in Tokyo next month. Bird and Taurasi joined Olympic head coach Dawn Staley on the Today Show Monday...

  • NCAA Jun 9

    Connecticut Becomes Latest to Allow College Athlete Compensation

    Connecticut has become the latest state to pass legislation allowing college athletes to make a profit from their names, images and likenesses.

  • UConn May 9

    COVID-19 Vaccine Available at UConn Graduation

    It’s a big day for students at the University of Connecticut where commencement started today and students and their families are invited to get a COVID-19 vaccine right next door at the mass vaccination site. The ceremonies are being held in-person at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. The graduation ceremonies are happening inside of the stadium, but right next...

  • NCAA Mar 16

    Stanford Tops NCAA Women's Field; NC State Gets No. 1 Seed

    North Carolina State, Connecticut, South Carolina and Stanford are the No. 1 seeds for the women’s NCAA Tournament.

  • coronavirus in connecticut Mar 15

    UConn Head Women's Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma Tests Positive for COVID-19

    Geno Auriemma, the University of Connecticut’s head women’s basketball coach, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the school’s Athletics Department. School officials said Auriemma is not experiencing any symptoms and is isolating at home. Contact tracing showed that the basketball coach did not have close contact with any other team members since Friday, March 12, according to university...

  • UConn Dec 7, 2020

    UConn Men's Basketball Pauses All Activities After Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

    The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team is pausing all activities after a member of the program tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Sunday. Team activities will remain on hold until contact tracing and additional testing is complete and it is deemed safe by medical professionals to return, according to university officials. It is unknown if the person who...

  • UConn Nov 14, 2020

    UConn Expands Modified Quarantine to Entire Residential Campus in Storrs

    The University of Connecticut is implementing a modified quarantine for the entire residential campus in Storrs due to a rise in COVID-19 cases. UConn Tweeted that the modified quarantine is for the entire residential campus beyond the buildings already quarantined. The modified quarantine starts at 5 p.m,. and extends until the residential system closes at 5 p.m. on Nov. 21….

  • uconn stamford Oct 31, 2020

    UConn Places Entire Stamford Dorm Under Quarantine

    The University of Connecticut is placing an entire residence hall at the Stamford campus under quarantine, school officials said Saturday. There are currently a total of six positive COVID-19 cases in the dorm at 900 Washington Blvd., the university said. Five of the six cases in this residence hall were announced overnight. Three of the six cases were identified through…

  • UConn Oct 31, 2020

    UConn Prohibits Students From Attending Off-Campus Social Gatherings

    The University of Connecticut is prohibiting students from attending off-campus social gatherings through Nov. 4, school officials said Friday. Any residential students who attend off-campus social gatherings will be referred to Community Standards by Connecticut State Police, the university said. School officials said this only applies to social gatherings and does not apply to voting on Nov. 3. This comes…

  • back to school Sep 25, 2020

    93 Students at UConn Residence Hall Under Quarantine

    UConn has placed the 93 students living in Belden Hall, a residence hall in the Alumni Quad, under quarantine because of COVID-19 cases. UConn Tweeted that 93 students has been placed under quarantine because of a rising number of positive cases associated with the building. UConn has lifted the quarantine at The Oaks on the Square Apartments and Eddy Hall…

  • UConn Sep 12, 2020

    UConn Announces Quarantine of Students Living in Off-Campus Apartment

    The University of Connecticut announced that students living in The Oaks on the Square apartments will now have to quarantine for 14 days following an increase in cases. According to the university, there is a COVID-19 outbreak at the apartment complex which they say warrants increased medical intervention. Student Health and Wellness, the Eastern Highlands Health District and Mansfield town…

  • UConn Aug 20, 2020

    UConn Pauses Football Activities After 6 Positive COVID-19 Tests

    UConn has paused football activities after six football student-athletes tested positive for coronavirus, according to a statement from the university.  The affected student-athletes are in isolation.  “Following these most recent test results, we feel that temporarily pausing football activities is the best course of action for the team and the campus population,” David Benedict, director of athletics, said in...

  • UConn Aug 19, 2020

    Several Students Removed From UConn Housing Amid Investigation Into Unapproved Gathering

    Multiple students have been removed from housing at UConn while the school investigates what it called an unapproved gathering in a residence hall room. School officials said several students had an unapproved gathering in a residence hall room. A video was posted on social media and UConn officials said they saw the post themselves and received reports from others. “In…

  • COVID-19 Aug 17, 2020

    2 UConn Students Test Positive for COVID-19 During Move-In

    Two University of Connecticut students moving into residence halls on campus for this semester have tested positive for coronavirus. Every student who moved in this weekend was tested for COVID-19 as soon as they arrived. School officials said two students tested positive for coronavirus and they have conducted a total of 1,386 student tests as of Sunday morning. “Given the…

  • BIG EAST Conference Aug 12, 2020

    BIG EAST Conference Postpones Fall Sports Season Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    The BIG EAST Conference is postponing fall sports competition due to the coronavirus pandemic and is looking at potentially holding the season in the spring of 2021, the conference and UConn announced Wednesday. Men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, volleyball and field hockey are the BIG EAST impacted sports. In addition, the fall competition for sports...

  • UConn Aug 12, 2020

    UConn Will Not Allow Out-of State Students Taking Online Classes to Live on Campus

    UConn has just announced that out-of-state students who are enrolled only in online courses will not be allowed to live in university housing this fall and the school is asking them to stay home for the semester. This comes as students are scheduled to return to campus for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close in…

  • UConn Aug 5, 2020

    UConn Becomes 1st FBS Program to Cancel Football Over Virus

    UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to do so because of the coronavirus pandemic, after other schools had taken the Huskies off their schedules and the governor was reluctant to allow players to travel to states with high infection rates. “After receiving guidance from state and public health officials and consulting with football student-athletes,…

  • governor ned lamont Aug 3, 2020

    UConn Receives $10 Million Grant

    The University of Connecticut has received a $10 million grant and has announced a new research center, UConn officials and Gov. Ned Lamont announced Monday morning. The governor also announced during the news conference that Dr. Anthony Fauci will take part in the briefing he holds this afternoon. Fauci is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious…

  • University of Connecticut Oct 15, 2018

    UConn to Offer Class on Cannabis

    UConn will be offering a class in the spring on the science of growing marijuana.

  • University of Connecticut Aug 23, 2018

    New UConn Freshman Class Is Largest In the School's History

    The new freshman class at the University of Connecticut represents the largest in the school’s history, with approximately 5,500 students.

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