| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:16 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The city is finalizing an internship program that Mayor Daniel Drew hopes will attract students from Wesleyan University, Middlesex Community College and area high schools early next year.
The common council unanimously approved the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Four women who filed a Title IX complaint and a lawsuit against the University of Connecticut alleging the university did not adequately protect them against sexual assault and treated them with deliberate indifference are scheduled to testify Wednesday...
| Nov 6, 2013
Lots of third-graders love to jump rope. But so does Margaret Pelchat, a new math teacher at Manchester High School.
Pelchat, 23, has been part of the Forbes Flyers competitive jump rope team since she was in the third grade at Forbes Elementary...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:06 PM
A proposal limiting the number of courses University of Connecticut students can take at other institutions, which raised questions about the rigor of classes in the state community college system, has been put on hold.
Sally Reis, UConn vice academic...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:24 AM
When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated.
After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Former UConn football coach Paul Pasqualoni said Thursday that he was never told the reason university police were a conducting an investigation regarding the actions of one or two of his players in the summer of 2011.
"As best as I can recall, a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:33 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating a bit of flaxseed each day might help lower high blood pressure, a new study suggests.
Researchers said it's too early to swap out blood pressure medication for the fiber-filled seeds just yet. But if future studies...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Storrs Center, the new town center adjacent to the University of Connecticut campus, is nearing completion and by and large, I like what I see.
As a town resident, UConn employee and local pedestrian, I see a novel design, quality construction,...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:37 PM
This week, a deeply troubled Navy reservist got himself killed during a murderous shootout in Washington, D.C. Last year, suicides caused more deaths in the U.S. military than active combat around the world. Something must be terribly wrong.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Connecticut's health exchange is hosting several more discussions across the state to explain the new online marketplace, which is a part of the Affordable Care Act sometimes called Obamacare.
In addition to the exchange hosting chats, the University...