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  • Hartford Protestors March in Solidarity With Ferguson, Brown, Garner

    Hartford Protestors March in Solidarity With Ferguson, Brown, Garner
    HARTFORD — Some marched with hands above their heads. Others rang bells and carried signs. But all joined in the chant that has becoming a rallying cry for activists throughout the country — "Hands up, don't shoot." More than 100 people...
  • UConn May Buy Nathan Hale Inn For Student Housing

    UConn May Buy Nathan Hale Inn For Student Housing
    The University of Connecticut is considering purchase of the 98-room Nathan Hale Inn and Conference Center at the Storrs campus as the university seeks to address a shortage of dormitory space. UConn's board of trustees will consider Wednesday if the...
  • Trinity College Submits Winning Bid For Constitution Plaza Building

    Trinity College Submits Winning Bid For Constitution Plaza Building
    HARTFORD — Trinity College has committed $2 million to buy the former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza, the latest move by a college to establish a presence downtown. Trinity was the winning bidder in a three-day online auction...
  • Luke Bronin May Make Run For Hartford Mayor

    Luke Bronin May Make Run For Hartford Mayor
    Luke Bronin announced Tuesday he would resign from his position as general counsel for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and said he is "strongly considering" a run for mayor of Hartford in 2015. Bronin said he would resign his post Jan. 7, when Malloy is scheduled...
  • State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation

    State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation
    I have been teaching a long time, so I felt I was past "firsts." Then, I received my first letter from prison. I had this student a few semesters ago in a developmental reading and writing class, and he was very upfront about the electronic monitoring...
  • Regents President Blames Himself For Harsh Faculty Criticism

    HARTFORD — Board of Regents President Gregory Gray blames himself for what he sees as misunderstandings about his signature transformative plan for the state's largest public university and college system. In a lengthy interview last week, Gray...
  • The Great Climate Change Denial Industry

    The Great Climate Change Denial Industry
    Last month, I had the displeasure of attending a lecture-slide show titled "Climate Change in the American Mind." My unhappiness came not from its presenter — Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication —...
  • Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid

    Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid
    The University of Connecticut says it will double the money it raises for scholarships. Unfortunately, I won't be able to get any of that $150 million. I am an undocumented immigrant student who grew up in Connecticut, graduated from Windsor Locks...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents
    William L. Miller, MD, MA, Leonard Parker Pool Chair of Lehigh Valley Health Network's department of family medicine, is a co-recipient of The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Curtis G. Hames Research Award. Benjamin Crabtree, PhD, Robert Wood...