• 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...

  • Connecticut Nov 16, 2020

    Conservative Commentator Arrested After Brawl Breaks Out at UConn Event

    A conservative commentator giving a speech at the University of Connecticut was arrested Tuesday after a fight broke out at a speech titled, “It’s OK To Be White.”

  • 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 Nov 2, 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 7, 2020

    UConn Bans Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity Over Hazing Incidents

    The University of Connecticut has banned a fraternity for repeated hazing incidents, including one at a pledge event in February when a student was hospitalized with severe alcohol intoxication

  • UConn Sep 20, 2020

    UConn Residence Hall Placed in Quarantine After New COVID-19 Cases

    A residence hall at the University of Connecticut has been placed under medical quarantine starting on Saturday after multiple new cases of coronavirus in the building. School officials said the school currently has 51 positive and/or suspected cases of coronavirus on campus. That number includes 12 new positive cases since yesterday, six of whom were already in medical quarantine, they…

  • 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…

  • coronavirus in connecticut Aug 28, 2020

    UConn Reports 42 COVID-19 Cases on Campus in Storrs, Entire Dorm Placed Under Quarantine

    UConn has 42 positive cases of COVID-19 on its Storrs campus, according to the university. That is 10 additional cases since Wednesday’s reported numbers. The school also said that five students who previously tested positive have recovered. Nine of the 10 new cases are associated with the Garrigus Suites residence hall. Because of this, the entire dorm is being placed…

  • 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…

  • back to school Aug 14, 2020

    Students Return to UConn for First Time Since Pandemic Began

    Students returned to the University of Connecticut Friday and many are returning for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of campus in March. Others are moving in to start a college journey that will look very different from what classes before them experienced.   Around 5,500 students are moving onto the Storrs campus over this weekend…

  • 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,…

  • UConn Jun 10, 2020

    UConn Releases Possible Plan for Fall Reopening

    The University of Connecticut has released information on what the plan to reopen the university in the fall could look like. The plan, which is not yet final, says masks would be required in public, common spaces, including classrooms. UConn said it has purchased enough masks to supply the  entire community, but if someone is unable to wear a...

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