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  • Manchester Community College Graduates Celebrate Diversity

    Manchester Community College Graduates Celebrate Diversity
    MANCHESTER — Nearly 900 students graduated from Manchester Community College on Thursday night, with family and friends filling the hilly lawn in front of the school's Bicentennial Band Shell. The speaker for the school's 51st commencement was...
  • Real Grades Would Show We're Not All Above Average

    Real Grades Would Show We're Not All Above Average
    Creeping grade inflation is weakening the academic economy of our nation. It's also fueling widespread resistance to standardized testing at the heart of the educational reform movement known as the Common Core State Standards. I inflate my grades....
  • A Summerlong Celebration Of Puppetry At William Benton

    A Summerlong Celebration Of Puppetry At William Benton
    Everything is coming up puppets at the University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs. This, of course, has been the case since March 2014, when the world-renowned Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry opened amazing new digs at Storrs Center....
  • NCAA APR Has Good News For UConn Athletics

    What's goin on? From UConn, some good news.... UConn Athletic Communications – May 27, 2015 – UConn Athletics Enjoys APR Success STORRS, Conn. (May 27, 2015) -- The University of Connecticut had 13 teams that posted perfect 1000 Academic...
  • The $150,000 Purse And Other 'Wife Bonuses'

    The $150,000 Purse And Other 'Wife Bonuses'
    There's a new book giving primates a bad name. It's not doing women much good, either. "Primates of Park Avenue," recently excerpted by The New York Times, caused a ruckus. It's focused on a small group of uber-privileged, educated Manhattan women who...
  • New Law To Put Sex Assault Nurses At UConn Campus

    New Law To Put Sex Assault Nurses At UConn Campus
    HARTFORD – Legislation signed into law by Gov. Dannel Malloy Tuesday will allow the University of Connecticut to hire specially trained nurses to deal directly with sexual assault victims on the Storrs campus. UConn rape victims are now treated...
  • Mamadou Diarra, Connecticut Prep Star, Commits To UConn

    Mamadou Diarra, Connecticut Prep Star, Commits To UConn
    WOODSTOCK — Mamadou Diarra was outside the school library Friday morning, making the final phone call of his recruiting process. It was to tell the coaches at Virginia Commonwealth where he would be going in 2016. Then Diarra walked in, sat down...
  • Charles H. Barrows STEM Academy holds inaugural Bioblitz

    The Charles H. Barrows STEM Academy is charged with providing its students with science-rich curriculum and experiences, and coordinating these with real-life opportunities. "This is the motive for organizing the inaugural Barrows Bioblitz," read a...
  • Regional Digest: Hawks Hammer Huskies, 6-1

    Hawks Hammer Huskies Hartford's David MacKinnon went 2-for-4 with two RBI to lead Hartford to a 6-1 win over UConn Wednesday afternoon in West Hartford. UConn's loss, its first to a New England rival this season, drops the Huskies to 20-12; Hartford...
  • Man Charged With Mansfield Sexual Assault

    MANSFIELD — A University of Connecticut student was charged Wednesday with the sexual assault of a 20-year-old woman in December, state police said. Miguel Gutierrez, 21, of Spring Hill Road, was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual...
  • From K.C. Chiefs GM Office, John Dorsey Keeps UConn In His Sights

    From K.C. Chiefs GM Office, John Dorsey Keeps UConn In His Sights
    Challenges always have driven John Dorsey. The UConn alum who was part of the Green Bay staff that built the Packers into a consistent NFL powerhouse, helping bring in the likes of Aaron Rogers, A.J. Hawk, Clay Matthews and Greg Jennings, is now general...