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  • UConn Engineering Students Show Their Research

    UConn Engineering Students Show Their Research
    STORRS — Samantha Brantley of Newington can explain in exacting scientific terms how a very hot fire can affect copper wiring in an emergency sprinkler or lighting system. It turns out the purity of copper has a great deal to do with how well an...
  • Robert Morris U. gaming squad makes N. American championships

    Robert Morris U. gaming squad makes N. American championships
    Less than a year ago, Robert Morris University announced it was starting the nation's first athletic scholarship program for video gamers, and since then, the downtown Chicago college has seen its profile soar like a rocket. Media outlets from Time...
  • Auditors: National Science Foundation suspends UConn grants

    The National Science Foundation has frozen more than $2 million in grants to the University of Connecticut after a foundation investigation found two professors used grant money to buy products from their own company, Connecticut state auditors...
  • Feds Freeze Millions In Grants To UConn After Conflict-Of-Interest Probe

    Feds Freeze Millions In Grants To UConn After Conflict-Of-Interest Probe
    The National Science Foundation has suspended millions of dollars in research grants to UConn after revelations that two UConn professors used more than $250,000 in grant money for no-bid purchases of equipment from a company they control. The...
  • 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...
  • Glastonbury Pays For Going Against Nature

    Glastonbury Pays For Going Against Nature
    Since the mid-17th century, Connecticut residents have slowly imprisoned the river that gave the state its name. What once was a freely meandering stream is gradually being converted into a stone-lined, albeit gracefully curved and still beautiful,...
  • A Proactive, Impactful Look At Words I Despise

    A Proactive, Impactful Look At Words I Despise
    Although I love language, there are certain words that make me break out in hives. I have an allergic reaction when I see or hear them: I shiver as my temperature rises, I turn a mottled shade somewhere between mauve and crimson and my jaw clamps shut....
  • Wethersfield High Student's Cancer Research Study Wins Scholarships

    Wethersfield High Student's Cancer Research Study Wins Scholarships
    WETHERSFIELD — Jacqueline Klepinger knew she would receive a Connecticut Science Fair award, but she didn't know which one. Unfortunately, she couldn't attend the March 14 award ceremony. The junior at Wethersfield High School and the Greater...
  • Committee Eliminates Money For New Charter Schools

    Committee Eliminates Money For New Charter Schools
    HARTFORD — The legislature's appropriations committee offered a version of the state budget Monday that brought mixed news for students, ranging from the inclusion of funding for extended-day programs in the neediest school districts and...
  • Few Arrests Made During UConn's Spring Weekend

    Few Arrests Made During UConn's Spring Weekend
    STORRS — State police made nine arrests on drug and drunken-driving charges and University of Connecticut police made two arrests in connection to the university's Spring Weekend. Troopers made four narcotics arrests and three for driving under the...