UConn http://wshu.org en UConn among 55 schools investigated for response to sex abuse allegations http://wshu.org/post/uconn-among-55-schools-investigated-response-sex-abuse-allegations <p>The University of Connecticut is one of 55 colleges and universities being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for its handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.&nbsp; Federal officials named the schools on Thursday.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 03:29:12 +0000 Craig LeMoult 16742 at http://wshu.org A bill that would hold colleges accountable for sexual assaults on campus is passed by Conn. House http://wshu.org/post/bill-would-hold-colleges-accountable-sexual-assaults-campus-passed-conn-house <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">A bill that would hold colleges responsible for preventing sexual assaults on campus passed unanimously on Thursday in the Connecticut House of Representatives. The bill was prompted by a federal lawsuit filed by five women against the University of Connecticut.</span></p><p style="margin: 7.7pt 0in; line-height: 150%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:58:27 +0000 Ebong Udoma 15626 at http://wshu.org A bill that would hold colleges accountable for sexual assaults on campus is passed by Conn. House 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! UConn upsets Florida in NCAA semifinal http://wshu.org/post/uconn-upsets-florida-ncaa-semifinal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Connecticut didn't wait for the final buzzer to beat Florida this time.</p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 02:07:25 +0000 Associated Press 15339 at http://wshu.org UConn upsets Florida in NCAA semifinal 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