University of Connecticut

UConn Cancels Graduation Ceremonies over Coronavirus

The University of Connecticut announced this week that it has canceled spring graduation ceremonies as a precaution against the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. UConn is just one of several universities that have canceled or restricted upcoming graduation ceremonies.

Students throw their mortarboards in the air during their graduation photograph at the University of Birmingham degree congregations on July 14, 2009 in Birmingham, England

UConn to Hold Course on ‘Managing Microaggressions’

The University of Connecticut (UConn) recently announced that its School of Social Work department has received funding for two new fellowships, which will be allocated toward a course called “Managing Microaggressions in the Classroom Using Dialogue” and another called “Student Led Circles of Justice.”

Protesters rally at Teachers College at Columbia University October 10, 2007, in New York City. Black professor Madonna Constantine discovered a hangman's noose on her office door at the prestigious college yesterday sparking anger at the campus. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)