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  • State Universities Achieve Mixed Results On Enrollment Targets

    New academic initiatives yielded mixed enrollment results for Connecticut's public colleges and universities, according to preliminary numbers. The University of Connecticut surpassed an enrollment benchmark this fall for its main campus in Storrs. But...
  • Vernon Board of Ed. changes school name, updates evaluations

    The Vernon Elementary School changed its name and has a new principal. The school, which is located within the Rockville High School campus, offers alternative programming for students with special requirements. Jacqueline Middleton is a Tolland resident...
  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • State Audit: UConn Spent $902,000 On Software Licensing Fees It Didn't Use

    State Audit: UConn Spent $902,000 On Software Licensing Fees It Didn't Use
    The University of Connecticut paid more than $900,000 in licensing fees on SciQuest software for three years, but did not use the software for most of that time, according to a state auditors' report released Wednesday. "It's glaring in the sense that...
  • Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...
  • 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...
  • East Hartford Teachers Get Ready For New School Year

    EAST HARTFORD — The auditorium at East Hartford Middle School was noisy Monday morning, almost as though it were filled with students. But sitting in the seats were hundreds of teachers and staff, including nurses, secretaries, and tutors, who...
  • College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months

    College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months
    Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
  • Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders

    Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders
    The start of a school year wafts in on a cloud of optimism and high hopes. You know something important is happening when the state relaxes its sales tax so new clothes are a trifle less expensive. Backpacks fly off the shelves. Reading lists and game...
  • Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies

    Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies
    Nafe Katter, longtime Connecticut actor, retired director of the University of Connecticut's acting program died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Summerfield, Fla., following a stroke Aug. 7. He was 87. Katter was professor emeritus of theater at...
  • Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

    Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships
    ENFIELD — Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday. All nine are entering their junior or...