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  • 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...
  • Reports Of Sex Assault On College Campuses Climb As More Victims Come Forward

    Reports Of Sex Assault On College Campuses Climb As More Victims Come Forward
    Reports of sexual assault climbed last year on many Connecticut college campuses, an increase that college officials and experts attributed to heightened awareness and expanded educational programs that make it easier for victims to come forward. Of...
  • Special Education PTO presents transitioning program

    Thanks to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), students with special needs have a right to receive specialized educational services prior to school age, during their K-12 schools years and, if they elect to do so, on up to the age of...
  • Witkos, Osborne Face Off In 8th Senate District

    Witkos, Osborne Face Off In 8<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Senate District
    Republican state Sen. Kevin Witkos, seeking a fourth term, faces Democrat Melissa Osborne in the race for the 8th Senate District. Witkos, of Canton, has represented the district since 2008 and before that represented the 17th House District for eight...
  • Gov. Malloy, Dems Join Pro-Union Rally At Yale

    Gov. Malloy, Dems Join Pro-Union Rally At Yale
    NEW HAVEN – Gov. Dannel Malloy and a slew of other top state Democrats joined hundreds of Yale University graduate students at a rally Tuesday demanding that Yale officials recognize their union and negotiate a contract. "I understand how hard...
  • Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life

    Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life
    I worry that our focus on raising the level of education in America has put extraordinary emphasis on training students in practical subjects that seem to lead more directly to work and jobs, leaving behind study of the arts and humanities that can tap...
  • Radical Social Change Portrayed On Stage In Caryl Churchill's 'Cloud 9'

    Radical Social Change Portrayed On Stage In Caryl Churchill's 'Cloud 9'
    Caryl Churchill's scathing social satire "Cloud 9" — being staged at Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Studio Theatre space Oct. 23 through Nov. 2 — has many things in common with Tom Stoppard's play "Arcadia," which is playing through Oct. 25...
  • Cybersecurity Labor Shortage Hurting Battle Against Internet Attacks

    STORRS — A cybersecurity labor shortage is hamstringing efforts in business and government to combat an ever-widening online threat from hackers, a senior White House security said Monday at a symposium on Internet security. "We just have not...
  • Federal Funding For Cancer Research Plummets In State

    Connecticut's share of funding from the National Cancer Institute has dropped 19 percent since 2010 – a steeper decline than many other states, an analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) data show. Federal cancer institute funding to...
  • Avon Free Public Library Hosts College Fair

    AVON — A college fair will be on Oct. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Avon Free Public Library, according to an announcement from the library. The event is free and open to teenagers from seventh through 12th grades and their parents. People can...