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  • STEM collaboration key at Quinebaug Middle College

    Paul Pelletier and Mary Kay Knox were getting ready for opening day at Quinebaug Middle College on Aug. 15. Pelletier is the coordinator of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at QMC and Knox is the STEM instructional coach. Their academic and...
  • Jackson Laboratories Brings Opportunities To High School, College Students

    Farmington High School is one of the first schools in Connecticut to partner with Jackson Laboratories to develop a science curriculum that includes introducing students to using genetics to treat disease. "We want to introduce high school teachers...
  • Heather Tamsin takes over reins at Eastford Elementary School

    Eastford Elementary School has a new principal. Heather Tamsin took over the reins on July 1 when Linda Loretz retired from that position. Tamsin brings with her a 15-year teaching background working with middle school students in Mansfield. She recently...
  • UConn Bomb Threat Deemed 'Not Credible'

    UConn Bomb Threat Deemed 'Not Credible'
    STORRS – A bomb threat was called into the University of Connecticut's admissions building Monday morning, but the university investigated and cleared the threat in less than an hour.  University Spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said that the call was...
  • Five questions for Sharon Hrynkow, president of the Global Virus Network

    Five questions for Sharon Hrynkow, president of the Global Virus Network
    Faced with the threats of viruses like H1N1 influenza and SARS in recent years, scientists including the University of Maryland's Dr. Robert Gallo sought a way to prepare for future outbreaks — founding the Baltimore-based Global Virus Network in...
  • UConn Med Students Make Cross-Country Trek For Leukemia

    FARMINGTON — Two University of Connecticut medical students returned to Farmington recently after a 54-day, 3,900-mile cross-country trek to raise money for leukemia research. Town resident Jonathan Kobles and Greg Kirby of Madison took part in the...
  • Treiss Resigns From Glastonbury School Board

    Treiss Resigns From Glastonbury School Board
    GLASTONBURY — Calling it the "career opportunity of a lifetime," Democrat Carolyn Treiss has resigned from the board of education to take a position with a state agency. Next month, Treiss will start her position as executive director of the...
  • One idea on why women, minorities have trouble advancing

    There's a question that perplexes management researchers who try to figure out why the glass ceiling is so hard to crack, particularly now that there are more minorities and women in the work world. Why is it, they ask, that women and minorities who...
  • Meeting Set Tuesday On Future Of West Hartford UConn Campus

    Meeting Set Tuesday On Future Of West Hartford UConn Campus
    With the Greater Hartford UConn campus moving to the former Hartford Times building in the city, the future of the existing West Hartford campus is yet to be determined. University officials have scheduled a meeting Tuesday to give residents a chance...
  • 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...
  • Welch leaves Illing as Beth Hayes becomes interim principal

    Within a little more than two weeks time, David Welch resigned from his position as principal at Illing Middle School and Manchester High assistant principal Beth Hayes was appointed to interim principal of the school. Welch, who has become principal of...