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  • READER SUBMITTED: 2014-2016 SEED Teacher Leadership Development Grant Award

    The Connecticut Writing Project-Storrs at the University of Connecticut has been awarded a $20,000 grant for Teacher Leadership Development. The purpose of the grant is to expand and develop teacher leadership to improve the teaching of writing in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Wade Gibbs Named Adult Ambassador Of Greater Hartford Walk To Cure Arthritis

    The Arthritis Foundation New England Region has named Wade Gibbs of Storrs, CT the Adult Ambassador for the 2014 Greater Hartford Walk to Cure Arthritis. As an ambassador, Wade will be helping the Greater Hartford Walk to Cure Arthritis reach its...
  • UConn Graduate Assistants First To Unionize In State

    UConn Graduate Assistants First To Unionize In State
    University of Connecticut graduate students who work as teaching or research assistants won union recognition Thursday — the first group of graduate assistants recognized in the state. The state Board of Labor Relations verified that more than...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Chase Collegiate Teacher And Author To Share Writing Expertise

    This month, Chase Collegiate School's Upper School English Department Chair and resident author Mary Sharnick will take part in the Silas Bronson Library's Local Author Series and the Writers' Weekend at the Mark Twain House. The Local Authors Series...
  • David J. Neal: NCAA ruling on meals is really food for thought

    MIAMI Brother, can you spare a dime? Because Daddy Coach needs a new tray of hamburgers. The NCAA Legislative Council's pronouncement Tuesday that Division I/Football Bowl Subdivision college athletes can receive "unlimited meals and snacks in...
  • Good Case That College Athletes Are Employees

    Good Case That College Athletes Are Employees
    Last week, third-graders in Guilford gave me a spontaneous round of applause. Why? Because the teacher introduced me as being from the University of Connecticut, where excellence in basketball has raised my profile, along with that of everyone else in...
  • Vernon Seniors Selected To Participate In National Mathematics Competition

    VERNON—High school seniors Gabe Rogan and Andrew Uzdejczyk have been selected to represent the state at the 39th annual American Regions Mathematics League's competition. The students were among the top 45 scorers on a statewide administered...
  • Longtime MHS Math Teacher 'Found The Good In Everybody'

     Longtime MHS Math Teacher 'Found The Good In Everybody'
    Eileen Wilson, a math teacher at Manchester High School for 16 years, died on March 26. She was 99. Wilson began teaching at the school in 1963 after working as a long-term substitute at other Manchester schools for several years. Her children, who...
  • UConn's Kevin Ollie And NBA? 'Not Now, But Never Say Never'

    Kevin Ollie is appearing on CBS This Morning on Wednesday, interviewed by Gayle King. He covered a lot of territory he has already covered recently, but he did address the prospects of coaching in the NBA, appearing to close the door on it now, but not in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: One-Day Exhibit By Bird Artist Rex Brasher

    Deborah and Melode Brasher of Kent will discuss their uncle Rex Brasher's life and art on April 17 prior to a one-day-only exhibit of hand-colored prints by the noted bird painter on Saturday, April 19. Both events are made possible by Kent-based Rex...
  • Autism Treatment For Under-Threes Is Key, But Diagnosis Is Tough

    Most children with autism are well past their fourth birthday by the time they're diagnosed with the condition, according to new government data. Their parents and teachers may have raised red flags earlier, but it takes months or years to confirm...