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  • 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...
  • UConn Graduation: 'It Is Up To All Of You To Become Stewards Of The Earth'

    UConn Graduation: 'It Is Up To All Of You To Become Stewards Of The Earth'
    STORRS — Pursue your interests and do something that fascinates you. Those two things, commencement speaker Helen Hays told about 1,400 graduates of the University of Connecticut's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on Sunday, will lead to a...
  • College Waitlist: When You're Not In, Or Out

    College Waitlist: When You're Not In, Or Out
    It's probably the most unsettling outcome in the college admissions process: the notification that you're neither in, nor out, but wait-listed. "It's the worst thing they can do to a student because of the intense amount of added stress it puts on...
  • UConn Opens Graduation Weekend, When More Than 8,000 Gets Degrees

    UConn Opens Graduation Weekend, When More Than 8,000 Gets Degrees
    STORRS — UConn opened its graduation ceremonies on Saturday, and more than 8,220 students will receive degrees over this weekend. The university will award 6,000 bachelor's degrees, 1,600 master's degrees and 152 Juris Doctor degrees. "This...
  • UConn Rejects 20 Percent Of Credits From Community Colleges

    HARTFORD — The University of Connecticut is rejecting more than 20 percent of the transfer credits from students entering the school from the state's community colleges, according to a study released Thursday. John Mullane, a counselor at Gateway...
  • UConn Rejects 20 Percent Of Credits From Community Colleges

     UConn Rejects 20 Percent Of Credits From Community Colleges
    HARTFORD — The University of Connecticut is rejecting more than 20 percent of the transfer credits from students coming into the school from the state's community college system, according to study released Thursday. John Mullane, a counselor at...
  • Headed To UConn This Weekend? Read This First

    Headed To UConn This Weekend? Read This First
    With students moving out for the summer, construction underway, and families headed in to campus attend a series of commencement festivities, traffic at the University of Connecticut Storrs campus could be problematic this weekend, university officials...