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  • UConn sexual assault exam bill awaits governor's signature

    A bill requiring sexual assault forensic examinations to be made available at the University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs now awaits Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's signature. The House of Representatives unanimously gave final legislative approval...
  • TheaterWorks Opens 30th Season With Wasserstein's 'Third'

    TheaterWorks Opens 30th Season With Wasserstein's 'Third'
    Wendy Wasserstein's final play, "Third," will open the 30th anniversary season of Hartford's TheaterWorks. Three of the five subscription shows are by female playwrights and two of the five will be staged by female directors. "Third" centers on a...
  • House OKs Bill On Timely Handling Of Sexual Assault Evidence

    House OKs Bill On Timely Handling Of Sexual Assault Evidence
    HARTFORD — The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a bill that would speed up the process for the transfer of sexual assault collection kits. The bill calls for any evidence collected by medical professionals to...
  • Immersed In The Light We Cannot See

    Immersed In The Light We Cannot See
    Last week, I finished reading "All the Light We Cannot See," the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Anthony Doerr. My book-group discussion reminded me how literacy in general and science literacy in particular, can help us appreciate the finer things in...
  • Erika Ettin: Giving you a nudge not to fudge on profile pics

    A study came out recently discussing what happens when people enhance (aka fudge) their profile pictures on popular online dating sites and apps like Tinder. The most interesting part of the findings was that they differed between men and women....
  • House Calls For Cheaper College Textbooks

    Alarmed that college textbooks now cost an average of $1,200 per year per student, the state House of Representatives voted unanimously Tuesday to create a pilot program to help bring down the costs. By a vote of 144 – 0 with seven lawmakers...
  • Illing Middle School learns it's 'Cool to Be Kind'

    On April 24, students at Illing Middle School learned that kindness can go a long way during the school's "Cool to Be Kind" assembly. Students were treated to a performance from spoken word artist and motivational speaker Michael "Chief" Peterson....
  • Climate change could wipe out 16 percent of world's species, research finds

    If countries' greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked, 1 in every 6 species on the planet could go extinct. That is the finding of new research published this week in the journal Science. Climate change is a big factor in what has been tagged "The...
  • UConn Graduation: 'It Is Up To All Of You To Become Stewards Of The Earth'

    UConn Graduation: 'It Is Up To All Of You To Become Stewards Of The Earth'
    STORRS — Pursue your interests and do something that fascinates you. Those two things, commencement speaker Helen Hays told about 1,400 graduates of the University of Connecticut's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on Sunday, will lead to a...
  • College Waitlist: When You're Not In, Or Out

    College Waitlist: When You're Not In, Or Out
    It's probably the most unsettling outcome in the college admissions process: the notification that you're neither in, nor out, but wait-listed. "It's the worst thing they can do to a student because of the intense amount of added stress it puts on...
  • UConn Opens Graduation Weekend, When More Than 8,000 Gets Degrees

    UConn Opens Graduation Weekend, When More Than 8,000 Gets Degrees
    STORRS — UConn opened its graduation ceremonies on Saturday, and more than 8,220 students will receive degrees over this weekend. The university will award 6,000 bachelor's degrees, 1,600 master's degrees and 152 Juris Doctor degrees. "This...