| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:35 PM
I was delighted by the recent discovery of a mysterious rock on Mars that looks like a jelly doughnut and caused a brief scientific sensation. To see that much excitement brought to bear on any rock made the geo-educator in me feel pleased.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's call for the General Assembly to expand the scope of advanced practice nurses highlights the importance of improving access to quality health care for Connecticut residents by ensuring that there are sufficient highly qualified...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Garden Club Events
* Gini Mita, of Wallingford Garden Club, speaks at the Monday, March 10, meeting of the Duck River Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. at Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme. Mita will discuss “Plants from Seeds.”...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Rumors of war are on the horizon. Political wars pitting deeply held convictions about private property against equally held convictions about the interconnectedness of all things. One side is fueled by the first law of private property: that it belongs...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
STORRS — UConn was looking for a basketball coach and Tim Tolokan, a member of the search committee, was doing what an old newspaper man does. He was making phone calls, taking notes.
He kept them, too, and he recently re-read the note where...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time.
After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:22 AM
The new SAT exam has parents and students attempting to master the almost impossibly rigorous demands of, umm, the multiple choice question. Want to know how you would score?
Read the following passages carefully. Decide on the best answer to each...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Combining live actors and puppets, the University of Connecticut’s puppet arts program and Connecticut Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere adaptation of Christina Rossetti’s atmospheric narrative poem “Goblin Market.”...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Geno Auriemma has had four unbeaten seasons as UConn women's basketball coach and very well could be headed for a fifth.
But he is really living up to the pressure the first UConn team put on him more than a century ago.
The Huskies' unbeaten seasons:...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington might seem an odd place for a play memorializing a Howard County couple. But on a pleasant summer evening earlier this year, that’s exactly what was showing.
The play was “Unforgettable: Letters...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:24 AM
When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated.
After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...