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  • Connecticut Community College Credits Do Transfer

    Connecticut Community College Credits Do Transfer
    The recent focus on transferability of credits from Connecticut community colleges to the University of Connecticut is raising concern for legislators, students and their families. This is understandable, as no one wants to repeat coursework, let alone...
  • Both UConn students, mother celebrates daughter's graduation

    It took Alicia Hernas, 33, so long to finish college she wasn't sure it was actually happening— until she walked to the front of the student auditorium Friday at the University of Connecticut at Avery Point. Her mother was in the audience. Carol...
  • Headed To UConn This Weekend? Read This First

    Headed To UConn This Weekend? Read This First
    With students moving out for the summer, construction underway, and families headed in to campus attend a series of commencement festivities, traffic at the University of Connecticut Storrs campus could be problematic this weekend, university officials...
  • Transgender issues: 7 things to know about LGBT movement's next frontier

    Transgender issues: 7 things to know about LGBT movement's next frontier
    Transgender issues are the next frontier of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement. A string of high-profile cases, such as a Kansas judge's decision to allow Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to change her name to Chelsea and Olympian Bruce...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Academy of the Holy Family event BALTIC – A Spring Craft Fair, featuring handmade craft items, will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., outdoors under tents, weather permitting, at the Academy of the Holy Family, 54 West Main St....
  • Robert Morris University falls short of North American video gaming title

     Robert Morris University falls short of North American video gaming title
    Robert Morris University fell just short of a North American college video gaming title Sunday, instead settling for runner-up less than a year after the university announced it was starting the nation's first athletic scholarship program for gamers....
  • 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...
  • Board of Education confirms hiring of new superintendent

    The night Karen Berasi was officially hired as the new superintendent of Suffield schools, she was welcomed with open arms by several Suffield residents who knew Berasi from her previous work as director of pupil personnel services in Suffield in 2008....
  • 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...