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  • UConn Foundation Sets Fundraising Record: $81.4 Million

    UConn Foundation Sets Fundraising Record: $81.4 Million
    STORRS — The University of Connecticut Foundation had its best fundraising year ever, bringing in more than $81 million in new gifts and commitments in the fiscal year that ended on June 30. The $81.4 million raised represents a sharp increase...
  • Bonacci-Masulli engagement

    Diana Bonacci, daughter of Frank and Joan Bonacci of Newtown, is engaged to Alan Masulli, son of John and Kathy Masulli of Stratford. Bonacci graduated from Nonnewaugh High School in Woodbury and the University of Connecticut with a master's degree in...
  • New Principal At Elizabeth Green Elementary School In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- Elizabeth Green Elementary School has a new leader. James Marciano took over Tuesday as the new principal at the pre-kindergarten-to-fourth-grade school, according to Superintendent of Schools William C. Collins. "We're excited to have...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Do Our Genes Influence How We Respond To Exercise?

    Exercise has many health benefits. Yet, most people stop their exercise programs after they start them. What if your genes were holding you back? Scientists at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut are raising money through the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Jenna Stone Of Enfield Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Jenna Stone, a resident of Enfield and 2014 graduate of the Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts....
  • LEGO Aqueduct Exhibit At UConn

    LEGO Aqueduct Exhibit At UConn
    Gary Robbins is a geology professor at UConn specializing in groundwater hydrology. One afternoon last year, he was playing with his grandkids in New Hampshire. Sitting amidst a sea of hundreds of multi-colored LEGO blocks, Robbins got a brainstorm that...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Katherine Roque Of New Haven Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Katherine Roque, a 2014 graduate of Cooperative High School in New Haven, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Roque, who will attend the...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book

    Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book
    Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, a teacher credited with saving her class of first-graders during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, has written a book about the aftermath of the shootings, her publisher announced Tuesday. The publisher, G.P. Putnam's Sons, said...
  • We're Teaching To The Test — Not Students' Futures

    We're Teaching To The Test — Not Students' Futures
    I'm worried that we're no longer teaching students how to think critically or to write well. Everything I'm hearing from teachers, students and parents suggests that, with the standardized testing epidemic sweeping through our nation's public schools,...
  • Manchester Resident To Spend Two Years As Campus Missionary

    Nate AuYeung is leaving his Manchester home to spend two years at the University of Virginia as a campus missionary for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. AuYeung, 22, graduated from Manchester High School in 2010. But if you asked him...