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  • Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists

    Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists
    — Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. The new nonprofit research center and the state of...
  • Greater Awareness Will Help Combat Sexual Assault

    Greater Awareness Will Help Combat Sexual Assault
    Women need to know exactly what sexual assault is and the frequency with which it occurs. So should men — not only because men can also be sexually assaulted, but because it's predominantly a minority of men who perpetrate this crime. The legal...
  • Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs

    Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs
    The University of Connecticut Foundation has spent about $75,000 to renovate the home it bought for $660,000 last year in Hartford's West End, as a fancy outpost for school President Susan Herbst to entertain donors and spend the night when she's got...
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital Announces New Chief Medical Officer

    Yale-New Haven Hospital Announces New Chief Medical Officer
    Yale-New Haven Hospital announced Thursday that it has a new chief medical officer, Dr. Thomas Balcezak, effective immediately. In his new role, Balcezak oversees administration for medical staff affairs, graduate medical education, patient safety,...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth

    Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth
    FARMINGTON — The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine opens next week, and many hope that it will elevate Greater Hartford as a hub for research in health care and biological sciences by attracting some of the best minds in those fields. The...
  • Let Go Of Plagiarism Charge Against Foley

    Let Go Of Plagiarism Charge Against Foley
    Plagiarism has reared its pernicious head in Connecticut's gubernatorial race. Last week, the campaign staff for Republican candidate Tom Foley posted a plan for improving Connecticut's cities. The opposing campaign quickly accused him of plagiarizing...
  • Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate

    Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate
    WEST HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley clashed Tuesday night on the economy, jobs and state spending in their second major televised debate. In a one-hour broadcast in front of a live audience at the...
  • Randy Edsall provides 'lead gift' for memorial in honor of ex-UConn player

    Randy Edsall provides 'lead gift' for memorial in honor of ex-UConn player
    The University of Connecticut has completed fundraising for a memorial in honor of former Huskies cornerback Jasper Howard, who was killed at an on-campus dance in 2009. The “lead gift” for the memorial came from Maryland's Randy Edsall, who...
  • Fundraising Goal Met For Jasper Howard Memorial; Dedication Set For UConn Homecoming Game Nov.1 Vs. UCF

        What’s goin on? Here’s some good news. Nice work all…. The release from UConn… Fundraising for a memorial in honor of Jasper Howard, the University of Connecticut football student-athlete who tragically lost his...
  • Glastonbury High Sends 91% Of Graduates To Higher Education

    Glastonbury High Sends 91% Of Graduates To Higher Education
    GLASTONBURY — More than 91 percent of the largest class to graduate from Glastonbury High School went off to either a two-year or four-year college. Edward Gregorski, the school system's director of guidance, said 518 graduates of the class of...
  • Going Electric is Easy for These Local Drivers

    Transportation in this country is dependent on oil for 93 percent of the miles we drive. The remaining 7 percent of the energy used for transportation comes from biofuels and natural gas, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In a chart...