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  • Cashing In On Climate Change — Wanna Bet?

    The reality of climate change has penetrated common culture, but the gravity of the situation has not. I have an example so egregious that I decided to share it with you. "Beat the heat" is a catchy phrase commonly used by advertisers to draw...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • Connecticut Economy Quarterly Ceasing Publication After 20 Years

    The Connecticut Economy, a quarterly publication from the University of Connecticut's economics department, will cease publication after one or two more issues. Steve Lanza, editor since the publication's birth 20 years ago, said his contract would...
  • New Principal At Elizabeth Green Elementary School In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- Elizabeth Green Elementary School has a new leader. James Marciano took over Tuesday as the new principal at the pre-kindergarten-to-fourth-grade school, according to Superintendent of Schools William C. Collins. "We're excited to have...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Jenna Stone Of Enfield Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Jenna Stone, a resident of Enfield and 2014 graduate of the Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Katherine Roque Of New Haven Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Katherine Roque, a 2014 graduate of Cooperative High School in New Haven, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Roque, who will attend the...
  • UConn Doctor, Professor Named President Of Sports Medicine Society

    UConn Doctor, Professor Named President Of Sports Medicine Society
    FARMINGTON — Robert Arciero, a professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center, was recently named the 43rd president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. When Arciero was young he said he was a frustrated baseball...
  • UConn, Middlesex Hospital Receive Grant For Geriatric Care Study

    MIDDLETOWN — The University of Connecticut School of Nursing and Middlesex Hospital are beginning a three-year geriatric care and research program in Middlesex County with a $1.4 million federal grant. Through outreach to the aging population in...
  • Bonacci-Masulli engagement

    Diana Bonacci, daughter of Frank and Joan Bonacci of Newtown, is engaged to Alan Masulli, son of John and Kathy Masulli of Stratford. Bonacci graduated from Nonnewaugh High School in Woodbury and the University of Connecticut with a master's degree in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Do Our Genes Influence How We Respond To Exercise?

    Exercise has many health benefits. Yet, most people stop their exercise programs after they start them. What if your genes were holding you back? Scientists at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut are raising money through the...
  • Hartford's Ballpark Plan Economic Catalyst

    The plan to redevelop Hartford's Downtown North, accelerated by the proposed construction of a stadium for the Double A baseball Rock Cats, has been described as ambitious. So it is. Being timid hasn't gotten it done for our neighborhoods and our city,...