University of Connecticut http://wshu.org en UConn! UConn! UConn! http://wshu.org/post/uconn-uconn-uconn <p></p><p>The University of Connecticut men's basketball team defeated the University of Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to win their fourth NCAA championship.</p><p>UConn guard Shabazz Napier was selected as the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four after getting 22 points and six rebounds in the championship game.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;The Huskies' steely point guard outshined Kentucky's freshmen phenoms in the win. Napier and fellow backcourt mate Ryan Boatright controlled the tempo<br />and together outscored Wildcats twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison 36-15.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;Napier as a freshman won a national title on UConn's 2011 team led by another<br />star guard in Kemba Walker.</p><p>Back at the school's campus in Storrs, thousands of jubilant students celebrated the win.</p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:03:58 +0000 Dan Katz & Naomi Starobin & Alison Freeland 15445 at http://wshu.org UConn! UConn! UConn! Conn. lawmakers hold hearing on sexual assault at colleges, universities http://wshu.org/post/conn-lawmakers-hold-hearing-sexual-assault-colleges-universities <p>Connecticut lawmakers held a hearing on Wednesday about sexual assault prevention and response procedures at colleges and universities in the state. The hearing was prompted by a recent federal complaint against the University of Connecticut.</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:56:49 +0000 Dan Katz 8339 at http://wshu.org Conn. lawmakers hold hearing on sexual assault at colleges, universities Coastal homeowners learning landscaping could help protect homes from storms http://wshu.org/post/coastal-homeowners-learning-landscaping-could-help-protect-homes-storms <p></p><p>A year after Superstorm Sandy crashed into Connecticut<wbr />'s coastline, homeowners are still rebuilding and replanting. A new project is helping them make better choices about landscaping. A website, developed by Connecticut Sea Grant with the University of Connecticut can now help those owners figure out how best to protect their homes from storms and flooding.&nbsp; It’s called the <a href="http://clear.uconn.edu/crlg/index.html">Coastal Riparian Landscaping Guide of Long Island Sound</a>.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:39:39 +0000 Jan Ellen Spiegel 7461 at http://wshu.org Coastal homeowners learning landscaping could help protect homes from storms 7 women file complaint against UConn over sexual assaults http://wshu.org/post/7-women-file-complaint-against-uconn-over-sexual-assaults <p>Seven women who say they were victims of sexual assaults while students at the University of Connecticut have filed a federal discrimination complaint against the school.</p><p>Attorney Gloria Allred says Monday's complaint to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights alleges the school failed to do enough in response to the women's allegations.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:52:56 +0000 Dan Katz 7092 at http://wshu.org 7 women file complaint against UConn over sexual assaults