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  • UConn To Break Ground On New Downtown Hartford Campus

    UConn To Break Ground On New Downtown Hartford Campus
    HARTFORD (AP) — The University of Connecticut is breaking ground Monday on a new campus in downtown Hartford. A ceremony is planned to mark the start of construction for a campus that will be anchored by the former Hartford Times building. Classes...
  • Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says

    Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says
    In the wake of the Duke/Wisconsin Final 4 matchup, here's a new college ranking, one that points to something with cultural heft: the top 50 college museums in the United States.  University of California, Berkeley -- with six natural history museums at...
  • Transgender issues: 7 things to know about LGBT movement's next frontier

    Transgender issues: 7 things to know about LGBT movement's next frontier
    Transgender issues are the next frontier of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement. A string of high-profile cases, such as a Kansas judge's decision to allow Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to change her name to Chelsea and Olympian Bruce...
  • Manchester's John FitzGerald, Noted Trial Lawyer, Dies At 87

    Manchester's John FitzGerald, Noted Trial Lawyer, Dies At 87
    John FitzGerald, a longtime Manchester resident and prominent lawyer, died Feb. 24. He was 87. FitzGerald was born in Danbury and was partner with the Howard, Kohn, Sprague and FitzGerald law firm in Hartford for 48 years. The firm, established in 1786,...
  • UConn Clinics Struggle To Meet Mental Health Needs Of Students

    During her years at the University of Connecticut, Naomi Adler suffered such severe depression that sometimes she couldn't get out of bed to go to class. But students like her could not always receive prompt treatment at the campus clinic. "They need to...
  • TheaterWorks Opens 30th Season With Wasserstein's 'Third'

    TheaterWorks Opens 30th Season With Wasserstein's 'Third'
    Wendy Wasserstein's final play, "Third," will open the 30th anniversary season of Hartford's TheaterWorks. Three of the five subscription shows are by female playwrights and two of the five will be staged by female directors. "Third" centers on a...
  • House OKs Bill On Timely Handling Of Sexual Assault Evidence

    House OKs Bill On Timely Handling Of Sexual Assault Evidence
    HARTFORD — The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a bill that would speed up the process for the transfer of sexual assault collection kits. The bill calls for any evidence collected by medical professionals to...
  • Immersed In The Light We Cannot See

    Immersed In The Light We Cannot See
    Last week, I finished reading "All the Light We Cannot See," the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Anthony Doerr. My book-group discussion reminded me how literacy in general and science literacy in particular, can help us appreciate the finer things in...
  • House Calls For Cheaper College Textbooks

    Alarmed that college textbooks now cost an average of $1,200 per year per student, the state House of Representatives voted unanimously Tuesday to create a pilot program to help bring down the costs. By a vote of 144 – 0 with seven lawmakers...
  • Board of Education confirms hiring of new superintendent

    The night Karen Berasi was officially hired as the new superintendent of Suffield schools, she was welcomed with open arms by several Suffield residents who knew Berasi from her previous work as director of pupil personnel services in Suffield in 2008....
  • Community news for Norwich edition

    FACES spaces CANTERBURY - The Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale (FACES) at the Finnish Hall, 76 North Canterbury Road, will be on Saturday, Oct. 3., at 9:30 a.m. This is an event listed in The Last Green Valley's Walktober calendar. A call for...