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  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • GPS Gets You There Without Being Here

    GPS Gets You There Without Being Here
    The incorporation of new technology into our lives is always a mixed blessing. Though the net gains are obvious and much heralded, the net losses are insidious and often in some way debilitating. The introduction of Global Positioning Systems into our...
  • Science Vs. Beliefs On Creationism, Climate

    Throughout the world, the forces of religious fundamentalism are challenging the forces of secular democracy. In the Middle East, the conflict boils into civil war. In the United States, the conflict merely simmers beneath recent Supreme Court rulings...
  • Hartford's Ballpark Plan Economic Catalyst

    The plan to redevelop Hartford's Downtown North, accelerated by the proposed construction of a stadium for the Double A baseball Rock Cats, has been described as ambitious. So it is. Being timid hasn't gotten it done for our neighborhoods and our city,...
  • We're Teaching To The Test — Not Students' Futures

    We're Teaching To The Test — Not Students' Futures
    I'm worried that we're no longer teaching students how to think critically or to write well. Everything I'm hearing from teachers, students and parents suggests that, with the standardized testing epidemic sweeping through our nation's public schools,...
  • UConn, Yale Bring Hammer Down Over Hazing, Assaults

    Though it hasn't always been clear, there are standards of behavior for college students, at least at the University of Connecticut and Yale. Both schools made that clear with recent and welcome actions. UConn officials this past week suspended a...
  • Treiss Resigns From Glastonbury School Board

    Treiss Resigns From Glastonbury School Board
    GLASTONBURY — Calling it the "career opportunity of a lifetime," Democrat Carolyn Treiss has resigned from the board of education to take a position with a state agency. Next month, Treiss will start her position as executive director of the...
  • LEGO Aqueduct Exhibit At UConn

    LEGO Aqueduct Exhibit At UConn
    Gary Robbins is a geology professor at UConn specializing in groundwater hydrology. One afternoon last year, he was playing with his grandkids in New Hampshire. Sitting amidst a sea of hundreds of multi-colored LEGO blocks, Robbins got a brainstorm that...
  • Manchester Resident To Spend Two Years As Campus Missionary

    Nate AuYeung is leaving his Manchester home to spend two years at the University of Virginia as a campus missionary for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. AuYeung, 22, graduated from Manchester High School in 2010. But if you asked him...
  • One idea on why women, minorities have trouble advancing

    There's a question that perplexes management researchers who try to figure out why the glass ceiling is so hard to crack, particularly now that there are more minorities and women in the work world. Why is it, they ask, that women and minorities who...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...