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Arrest made in hit-and-run that killed UConn student

Nov. 06, 2021 12:23 PM EDT

SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 20-year-old University of Connecticut student crossing the street last month. Frederick Seymour, 58, of Windsor Locks was charged with evading responsibility and operating...

Biden on hand to rededicate The Dodd Center for Human Rights

Oct. 15, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut was officially rededicated Friday as The Dodd Center for Human Rights to honor the late U.S. senator and Nuremberg prosecutor as well as his son, former U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd. The ceremony was...

Biden to visit UConn for dedication of Dodd Center

Oct. 12, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to visit the University of Connecticut Friday for the dedication of a human rights center named after former U.S. Sens. Thomas and Christopher Dodd. The Dodd Center for Human Rights serves as an umbrella home for the...

Largest colleges push student vaccines with mandates, prizes

Sep. 15, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — As a new semester begins amid a resurgence of the coronavirus, 26 of the 50 largest public university campuses in the U.S. are not mandating that students be vaccinated, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. Approaches on enforcement...