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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Addressing the impact of violence

    Addressing the impact of violence
    Andrea McDaniels' excellent series on the trauma associated with violence and The Sun's editorial both mention Promise Heights, the cradle to college effort to help children, parents, schools and communities address the aftermath of early trauma ("...
  • John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate

     John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate
    John I. Goodlad, whose exhaustive analysis of the culture of schools and the reasons for their failures made him one of the intellectual leaders of the education reform movement that took off in the early 1980s, died Nov. 29 in Seattle. He was 94. The...