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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder to Open Black History Month Celebration at UConn

The author and activist will be the guest of honor at the first event in month-long series of activities at UConn.

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UConn’s COVID Re-Entry Tests Successful

UConn’s multi-step COVID-19 testing process prevented the introduction of 76 positive cases into the student body as undergrads returned to residence halls last weekend for the spring semester.

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Brave Space: Shardé Davis and Mason Holland

In the summer of 2020, UConn students made a pointed observation: the University had no single course devoted to the epidemic of anti-Black racism in the U.S.

UConn Professor David Bergman, sitting at a desk and talking to an off-screen interlocutor, recently won $2.5 million in a fantasy football contest using skills he teaches to students.

Business Professor Wins $2.5 Million Fantasy Football Jackpot Using the Concepts He Teaches Students

For David Bergman, applying his knowledge and skills to the "cool math problem" of fantasy football has paid off - literally.

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COVID Wastewater Testing Continuing this Spring – with an Absorbent New Twist

After a successful launch for the program in the fall, UConn's MARS lab will ramp up its wastewater surveillance testing to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020: UConn’s Year in Photos

Looking back on an unforgettable year that many of us would like to forget.

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Scholarship ‘Releases Stress’ on First-Generation UConn Student

Cristal Arguello says her scholarship enables her to pursue important research without worrying about how to make ends meet.

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Hawley Armory, Named For a Military Typhoid Fever Victim, Now Home To COVID-19 Testing

Hawley Armory's newest use as a site for on-campus employee COVID-19 testing brings the history of the building back full circle to its namesake -- Willis N. Hawley.

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UConn Waterbury Is the Place For Life-Long Learning

The OLLI program at UConn Waterbury, which offers courses on everything from English literature to gardening, has not been slowed down by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Home for the Holidays

This year, many of us can only be together in spirit – but that spirit is strong. UConn Pride brings us together, wherever we happen to be.