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  • Regents President Blames Himself For Harsh Faculty Criticism

    Regents President Blames Himself For Harsh Faculty Criticism
    HARTFORD — Board of Regents President Gregory Gray blames himself for what he sees as misunderstandings about his signature transformative plan for the state's largest public university and college system. In a lengthy interview last week, Gray...
  • State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation

    State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation
    I have been teaching a long time, so I felt I was past "firsts." Then, I received my first letter from prison. I had this student a few semesters ago in a developmental reading and writing class, and he was very upfront about the electronic monitoring...
  • Judges Send Chill Through First Amendment

    Judges Send Chill Through First Amendment
    The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — part of our Bill of Rights — guarantees, among other things, that our government will not abridge the freedom of the press. Yet recently, two veteran Connecticut Superior Court judges said that...
  • Rockville's Hasty signs with UConn

    Rockville High School senior Haley Hasty has decided to continue her outstanding running career here in Connecticut, and signed her letter of intent to run cross-country and track at the University of Connecticut beginning next year. Hasty's signing...
  • Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches

    Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches
    "I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence. ... O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can...
  • Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings

    Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings
    Three Rivers, Conn., is coming alive on the big screen. The fictional town, which is the setting for the bestselling novels of Mansfield resident Wally Lamb, looks a lot like Norwich. As well it should. "Three Rivers" is the make-believe stand-in for...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics

    State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics
    When executives hundreds or thousands of miles away from Connecticut make decisions to restructure or close a pharmaceutical research office here, what happens to the Ph.D.s who worked there? Do they scatter to suburban Washington, Boston or California,...
  • Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster

    Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster
    Growing up in West Hartford, going to college was my dream. I worked hard as an involved honors student and varsity athlete to reach my dream. The reality of my dream, however, became a nightmare. I didn't have family support and put myself through...
  • How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?

    How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?
    Students are borrowing a lot more to go to college than their parents did. Nationwide, student debt is greater than any other household debt except mortgages. Debt seems particularly high in Connecticut. At $30,191, Connecticut's students owe more on...
  • Authority Gets Look At Latest UConn Hartford Campus Renderings

    Authority Gets Look At Latest UConn Hartford Campus Renderings
    HARTFORD — A new downtown campus for the University of Connecticut is expected to welcome students in the fall of 2017, and a regional development authority Thursday got a look at the newest renderings of what it will look like. In addition, the...