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  • UConn Settles Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit For $1.28 Million

    UConn Settles Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit For $1.28 Million
    The University of Connecticut will pay $1.28 million in a settlement with five former or current students who filed a federal lawsuit in November, charging that the university mishandled their cases when they were raped or sexually assaulted. A statement...
  • 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,...
  • Settled, But Not Done

    University of Connecticut leaders did two smart things on Friday. They agreed to settle a federal lawsuit brought by five current or former students charging the school mishandled their cases when they were raped or sexually assaulted, and they...
  • UConn Foundation Must Reveal Spending Details

    UConn Foundation Must Reveal Spending Details
    Hillary Clinton's jaw-dropping $251,250 fee for a speech at the University of Connecticut brought the foundation that paid the bill into the spotlight. The public should get a closer look at all its spending. The University of Connecticut Foundation...
  • University of Connecticut in $1.3 million settlement deal on sex assault lawsuit

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The University of Connecticut on Friday said it had reached a $1.3 million deal to settle a 2013 lawsuit filed by five current and former students charging that the school had mishandled claims of sexual assault and harassment. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: HNBA-LEF Legal Education Action Program (L.E.A.P)

    Each summer the 2014 Hispanic National Bar Association-Legal Education Fund, ("HNBA-LEF"), provides a unique summer education program for high school students from underserved communities across the United States. The HNBA-LEF is the educational/...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital Auxiliary Awards Two Scholarships

    Two 2014 graduates of New Britain High School who will be pursuing studies in medical careers have each received a $1,000 scholarship from the Hospital of Central Connecticut New Britain General campus Auxiliary. Auxiliary President Judy Kilduff says...
  • Economic Journal Should Live On — Online

    If it has run its course, The Connecticut Economy shouldn't be killed, it should be replaced. The one thing this state doesn't need right now is less information. The quarterly publication from the University of Connecticut's economics department will...
  • Regents To Consider Merit Raises As High As 5 Percent

    The governing board for the state's largest public college system Thursday will consider merit raises of as much as 5 percent for management and nonunion personnel. Erika H. Steiner, chief financial officer for the Board of Regents for Higher Education,...
  • Capitol Ceremony To Mark 20th Anniversary Of Rabbi's Death

    HARTFORD — Hasidic rabbis from around Connecticut will gather in the Senate chambers on Wednesday afternoon to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. They will be joined by other delegates...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Children's Scholarship Program Helping Local Students Succeed

    On June 11, Connecticut Children's Medical Center presented five Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards to local high school seniors pursuing a post-secondary education this fall. The scholarship program, established through the bequest of Mr. Isidore Wise, a...