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  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ABU RIZVI has recently been appointed the provost at Lafayette College in Easton. Rizvi was a professor of economics and the former dean of the Honors College at the University of Vermont prior to his position that he will assume in January. His...
  • Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'

    Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'
    Having Type I diabetes hasn't brought 9-year-old Anna Bemiss down, but it sure makes going places more difficult. Since her diagnosis two years ago, Anna must carry with her a blood sugar meter, lancers and test strips so she can test her blood several...
  • 'Wimpy Kid,' 'SkippyjonJones' Among Authors At UConn Fair

    'Wimpy Kid,' 'SkippyjonJones' Among Authors At UConn Fair
    It's a big weekend in Storrs for literary lovers of all ages (but mostly of the young variety), when they can meet the creators of their favorite stories at the 23rd annual Connecticut Children's Book Fair Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 and 9, on the...
  • Enfield Girl Creates Backpack For Dolls To Help Children Deal With Diabetes

    Enfield Girl Creates Backpack For Dolls To Help Children Deal With Diabetes
    Enfield fourth-grader Anna Bemiss was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when she was in first grade. Last school year as a third grader, Anna took part in the Connection Invention Convention, sponsored in town by the Enfield Foundation for Excellence in...
  • Daily Campus Apologizes For Controversial Op-Ed

    Daily Campus Apologizes For Controversial Op-Ed
    MANSFIELD — The University of Connecticut's student-run newspaper on Thursday issued an apology and removed from its website an opinion piece that editors said was never supposed to be published in the print edition. The opinion piece, written...
  • Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice

    Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice
    A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. DeVito will talk about his...
  • More College Sex Assault Victims Coming Forward

    More College Sex Assault Victims Coming Forward
    It may seem cold, clinical and counterintuitive to say that the higher number of sexual assaults reported by colleges and universities in Connecticut from 2012 to 2013 is good. But it is. Each assault is a crime to be regretted, but the higher assault...
  • Warming Sooner Solved By Science Than Politics

    Warming Sooner Solved By Science Than Politics
    In a diplomatic failure of global proportions, the average CO2 concentration in the earth's atmosphere climbed an extraordinary 2.9 parts per million to 396 ppm in 2013, which is faster than any year since 1984. This comes from the World Meteorological...
  • Nayaug Principal Leaving For Regional District 17

    Nayaug Principal Leaving For Regional District 17
    GLASTONBURY — Nayaug Elementary School Principal Holly Hageman is leaving to become assistant superintendent in Regional School District 17. Superintendent Alan B. Bookman told the school board about Hageman's departure Monday night. Hageman sent...
  • Extraordinary Life: Home Builder With A Unique Vision

    Extraordinary Life: Home Builder With A Unique Vision
    Otto Paparazzo's innovative approach to building homes created communities that respected the contours of the land, emphasized natural features and disdained large lawns and identical-looking houses built on a grid. Heritage Village, his award-winning...
  • College presidents' pay should be tied to academic success

    College presidents' pay should be tied to academic success
    On Friday, Maryland became the first state to set minimum academic performance standards for Division I coaches and athletic directors to qualify for salary bonuses. In an era when NCAA football and basketball are big business, Maryland is rewarding at...