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  • Senate Rejects Making UConn Foundation Subject To FOI Law

    Senate Rejects Making UConn Foundation Subject To FOI Law
    HARTFORD — The Senate rejected an amendment Tuesday that would have made the UConn Foundation subject to the state's freedom of information law. The foundation has prevailed several times in recent years in blocking efforts to make its operations...
  • 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...
  • 'This Place Will Be Rocking,' UConn Breaks Ground Downtown

    'This Place Will Be Rocking,' UConn Breaks Ground Downtown
    HARTFORD — UConn leaders, joined by state and local officials, marked the start of construction on the university's new downtown campus Monday, hoisting shovelfuls of dirt, raising the university's flag, and sharing ice cream from its dairy bar....
  • FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses

    FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses
    More drones will soon be humming overhead in Connecticut. They will lessen the need to climb ladders for roof inspections or rent helicopters for aerial views of real estate. They will assess storm damage more quickly and safely, and survey crops more...
  • 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...
  • UConn Program Seeks To Boost State's Digital Media Industry

    STAMFORD (AP) — A University of Connecticut program set to begin this summer is intended to boost the state's digital media industry. Digital Media CT seeks to attract individuals with a demonstrated interest in digital media and want to develop...
  • School district hosts Science Fair, Invention Convention

    Budding scientists and young inventors from across the school district gathered at Illing Middle School on March 21 to show off their creations and experiments. The fourth annual Manchester District-Wide Science Fair with Invention Convention showcased...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut Community College Credits Do Transfer

    Connecticut Community College Credits Do Transfer
    The recent focus on transferability of credits from Connecticut community colleges to the University of Connecticut is raising concern for legislators, students and their families. This is understandable, as no one wants to repeat coursework, let alone...
  • 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...