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  • Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn

    Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn
    A few miles down the road from the heart of the University of Connecticut Storrs campus lies a serene oasis of sorts in the otherwise bustling college town. “This is the kind of place I wish I could move my office to,” UConn’s...
  • Man Brings Grenades To Resident Trooper's Office In Chaplin

    Man Brings Grenades To Resident Trooper's Office In Chaplin
    CHAPLIN — A man cleaning out his garage found two hand grenades and then took them to the resident state troopers office on Saturday. The area was secured as police awaited the arrival of the state police bomb squad to check the grenades, state...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a...
  • CT Rep's 'Olives and Blood' A Draw For Spanish Civil War Buffs

    CT Rep's 'Olives and Blood' A Draw For Spanish Civil War Buffs
    The show: "Olives and Blood" at Connecticut Repertory Theatre at the Nafe Katter Theatre on University of Connecticut campus in Storrs. What makes it special?: Play by UConn professor Michael Bradford about events surrounding the death of playwright-...
  • Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year

    Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year
    EAST HARTFORD — Sometimes Cara Quinn's sixth grade students at Sunset Ridge School like to call her "crazy." But they mean it in a good way, that she stands out, said Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman to the sixth- and fifth-graders from Sunset Ridge who...
  • UConn Health Center Scientists Wins $4 Million NIH Grant

    A University of Connecticut Health Center surgeon-scientist has won a $4 million National Institutes of Health Pioneer award for his cutting-edge work in regenerative engineering. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, who headed the health center from 2008 to 2011,...
  • 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...