| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Tuition and fees will increase by four percent for each of the next two years at UConn's medical and dental schools.
With no debate, the UConn Board of Trustees approved the hike Wednesday after a brief presentation by Dr. Bruce T. Liang, interim dean...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The fight to develop renewable energy is a battle of good against evil, and the future of humanity hangs in the balance.
No, I'm not talking about climate change (though that is certainly important). I'm talking about the distribution of wealth and...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The case for a Chinese economic slowdown is pretty incontrovertible at this point.
According to many pundits, the slower growth means that, like the Soviet Union and Japan before it, China doesn't threaten to supplant the U.S. as the world's biggest...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Shaun Lally, a former Parkland High School standout and Division I wrestler, has been named Muhlenberg College's head wrestling coach.
For the last two years, Lally was the head coach at Stony Brook University, where he created the school's first-ever...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:08 PM
It's pretty obvious how credit drives my personal household consumption. If I borrow, I can get a nice big TV and a new car, but eventually I'll have to skimp to pay it back. In a way, the consumption-fueled borrowing binge is an illusion of wealth...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Chris Algieri wears stones around his wrist and neck that he believes increase the positive energy around him.
"They're for tranquillity, power and self confidence," the New Yorker said Tuesday in Hollywood, where he filmed a promotional segment....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:39 PM
More than just the setting for a fanciful cartoon movie, Madagascar, of course, is a real island boasting some of the most fascinating biological history on Earsth.
A new Field Museum exhibition, opening Saturday, tries to tell some of that story --...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:52 PM
ENFIELD — Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday.
All nine are entering their junior or...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:12 PM
The onset of the Great Recession might not seem like the ideal time to launch a manufacturing business.
But that's exactly what Christina Wong did, and today her business — Ecopax in Forks Township, maker of single-use, take-out food containers...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It was built sort of like a biplane but probably did not fly as well, if at all.
Scientists on Tuesday described a fossil of a strange dinosaur that lived in China 125 million years ago which was covered in feathers, looked like it had two sets of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
UCLA mathematics professor Terence Tao already has a bevy of prestigious awards for his work in such fields as number theory and harmonic analysis. Now he is adding one more lucrative prize.
Tao, 38, has been named one of five winners of the new...