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  • Sage Hill alums head abroad to teach

    Three Sage Hill School alumni will teach around the world next year as part of a prestigious international educational exchange program. Sage Hill class of 2008's Karam Sethi, Everett "Alex" Heiney and Heather Siegel were accepted in to the Fulbright...
  • Department of Education lists cheapest and costliest colleges

    Department of Education lists cheapest and costliest colleges
    Berea College doesn’t have the cachet and name recognition of Harvard or Yale. But it also doesn’t have the high price tag. The small Christian school in Kentucky charges the lowest annual tuition and fees of any four-year private college --...
  • Head of the Class: News of local students' achievements

    Eve Carlson, of Towson, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Bucknell University, in Lewisburg, Pa. Bethany Reynolds, of Timonium, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has been selected for the spring/summer 2012 Johnson Opportunity...
  • Commentary: No One's Getting Any Legal Marijuana

    Commentary: No One's Getting Any Legal Marijuana
    Three weeks ago, Connecticut joined 16 other states plus the District of Columbia and legalized the medicinal use of marijuana. So now one-third of Americans have the option to medicate with cannabis — legally. The remaining two-thirds? Many can...
  • Five-second rule

    Five-second rule
    The controversial "five-second rule" — the one that allows us to eat dropped food if it's quickly scooped off the floor — is a bunch of baloney, according to Clemson University food scientist Paul Dawson, who stirred up the long-debated...
  • Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti

    Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti
    When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates. Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...
  • Remarkable Woman: Maggie Shea

    Remarkable Woman: Maggie Shea
    Maggie Shea can relate to the athletes who will give their all at the Olympics. The 23-year-old sailor and Wilmette native did the same during the Olympic trials in Europe, vying to represent the United States in the new Olympic event of women's match...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons

    Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • The Asphalt Orchestra Makes Early Connecticut Appearance

    Can't wait to see The Asphalt Orchestra at New Haven's International Festival of Arts & Ideas in June? The group will unleash its innovative street versions of rock, jazz and classical music on Palmer Auditorium Thursday, April 5 at 8 p.m. at Connecticut...
  • Catherine R. Kane, government administrator

    Catherine R. Kane, government administrator
    Catherine R. Kane, a Harford County government administrator who earlier had worked for the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, died Feb. 12 from colon cancer at her Bel Air home. She was 65. "She really was an important part of Social...
  • Federal education leaders urge families to compare college costs

     
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday urged parents and students to explore the federal government’s national online tool for college costs. The tuition figures listed in the newly revised College Affordability and Transparency Center...