Posts tagged: University of Connecticut - Diverse


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University of Connecticut Pauses Free Tuition Program Due to COVID-19 Financial Strains

by | November 5, 2020 The University of Connecticut paused its free tuition program, Connecticut Commitment, for low- Read more

Asian American Artists Illustrate Students’ Coronavirus Stories

by | May 24, 2020
In a new social media project called #MyCovid19Semester, the University of Connecticut’s Asia [...] Read more

Why Environmental Studies is Among the Least Diverse Fields in STEM

by | February 16, 2020
Environmental science remains among the least diverse fields of scientific study. But rather th [...] Read more

ACLU Calls for Removal of Charges Against UConn Students

by | October 29, 2019
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and civil rights groups are attempting to get charges [...] Read more

Climate Change is a Diversity Issue for Higher Ed

by | September 17, 2018
The extreme heat this year has turned much of my state into a giant tinderbox. I’ve seen the [...] Read more

UConn Has Been “Intentional” About Diversity Efforts

by | September 4, 2018
The University of Connecticut (UConn) has created and implemented a variety of wrap-around supp [...] Read more

UConn President to Step Down in Summer 2019

by Associated Press | May 21, 2018
STORRS, Conn. — UConn President Susan Herbst has announced she will step down after the 2018- [...] Read more

University Recovers Money It Paid To Doctor After His Death

by Associated Press | March 29, 2018
FARMINGTON, Conn. — The University of Connecticut says it has recovered more than $50,000 it [...] Read more

Longtime Journalist, Pulitzer Prize Winner Les Payne Dies

by Associated Press | March 20, 2018
NEW YORK — Longtime New York journalist Les Payne, whose career took him from the poppy field [...] Read more

Selfie with Severed Heads: Prof, Dental Students Chided

by Associated Press | February 5, 2018
Graduate dental school students and a top University of Connecticut orthodontics professor took [...] Read more

UConn Fraternity Chapter Closed After Member’s Death

| March 21, 2017
HARTFORD, Conn. — A national women’s fraternity has closed its University of Connecticu [...] Read more

6 Charged in Death of UConn Student Run Over After Party

by Associated Press | February 26, 2017
STORRS, Conn. — Six University of Connecticut students were charged Friday with alcohol-relat [...] Read more

Project Funded to Promote Civility in Classroom Discourse

by David Pluviose | February 22, 2017
The University of Connecticut awarded a $215,000 grant to Essential Partners to “shift classr [...] Read more

UConn not Sanctuary Campus but Will Help Immigrant Students

by Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press | December 7, 2016
STORRS, Conn. — The University of Connecticut says it will do all it can to support students [...] Read more

Colleges Lavishing More Financial Aid on Wealthy Students

by Michael Melia, Associated Press | September 27, 2016
STORRS, Conn. ― Spencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even wi [...] Read more
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