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  • Composer John Adams Returns To Yale For Weeklong Residency

    Composer John Adams Returns To Yale For Weeklong  Residency
    You might see a certain famous composer grabbing slices of New Haven's famous pizza later this month. John Adams, who presented the Tanner Lectures on Human Values in 2009 and was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2013, returns to Yale during the week of...
  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a...
  • Best Cars for College Kids

    Best Cars for College Kids We've solved the car equation for students on the go: lowest price + highest quality + most fuel-efficient + best resale value   By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features   Most college kids drive their own cars these days, with...
  • Learning About Child Care

    Learning About Child Care
           Singing the alphabet and learning to count to 10 may seem like child's play, but it is actually part of a class offered at South Windsor High School.           The Leadership in Child Care class gives high school students the opportunity to teach...
  • Here Arrive the Grooms

    Here Arrive the Grooms
    With same sex marriages legal in Connecticut, many gay male and lesbian couples have been tying the equality knot. After 29 years together, Garrett Stack and John Anderson of Woodbridge had a church wedding in 2009. “There is nothing traditional...
  • College Graduates Using Many Online Sites To Explore Job Market

    Monster.com: Monster is one of the largest employment sites in the world. In addition to providing job listings, Monster also offers tips about applying for jobs and improving one's resume. CareerBuilder: CareerBuilder is owned by three major newspaper...
  • Intern Plots Facebook Connections Map

    Intern Plots Facebook Connections Map
    What did you do on your internship in college? Facebook intern Paul Butler was working with the location data the website collects on each of it's users. He matched 10 million pairs of friends and their locations. What he found according to his blog post...
  • Royal Engagement: Let the Sketching Begin

    Royal Engagement: Let the Sketching Begin
    If it’s a nail-biting decision for mere mortal brides, then it’s one of monumental importance for Kate Middleton, the bride of the 21st century: What, oh what, will the fresh-faced, stylish Brit wear for her nuptials this April to the future...
  • Classic Car Show

    There are a number of cruise nights and car shows throughout Connecticut this summer. Here’s one of them. Hot rods, customized cars and classic automobiles will be on display at the Classic Car Show Wednesday, July 13. This annual event within an...
  • How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings

    President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from...
  • Marshall neuroscience chief jumped at chance to hire surgeon

    Marshall University has recruited a noted surgeon who ran into trouble experimenting with human brains using bowel bacteria but will continue the same research on rats under tight restrictions. Dr. Paul Muizelaar and another doctor left the University of...