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  • UConn Foundation Sets Fundraising Record: $81.4 Million

    UConn Foundation Sets Fundraising Record: $81.4 Million
    STORRS — The University of Connecticut Foundation had its best fundraising year ever, bringing in more than $81 million in new gifts and commitments in the fiscal year that ended on June 30. The $81.4 million raised represents a sharp increase...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Do Our Genes Influence How We Respond To Exercise?

    Exercise has many health benefits. Yet, most people stop their exercise programs after they start them. What if your genes were holding you back? Scientists at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut are raising money through the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Jenna Stone Of Enfield Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Jenna Stone, a resident of Enfield and 2014 graduate of the Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts....
  • Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book

    Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book
    Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, a teacher credited with saving her class of first-graders during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, has written a book about the aftermath of the shootings, her publisher announced Tuesday. The publisher, G.P. Putnam's Sons, said...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Katherine Roque Of New Haven Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Katherine Roque, a 2014 graduate of Cooperative High School in New Haven, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Roque, who will attend the...
  • UConn Doctor, Professor Named President Of Sports Medicine Society

    UConn Doctor, Professor Named President Of Sports Medicine Society
    FARMINGTON — Robert Arciero, a professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center, was recently named the 43rd president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. When Arciero was young he said he was a frustrated baseball...
  • Texas college student renting out dorm room for Final Four

    Texas college student renting out dorm room for Final Four
    The Final Four is headed to Arlington, Texas, and at least one college student is making the most of the event coming to town.  A college student at the University of Texas at Arlington decided to rent out her 520-square-foot dorm room to fans coming to...
  • June Rites — Two Gowns, The Future To Go

    June Rites — Two Gowns, The Future To Go
    Welcome to June, official month of cheerful announcements, elaborate ceremonies and the writing of hundreds of checks to distant relations, many of whom you would not recognize even if you were facing each other in an elevator. Welcome, in other words, to...
  • Honorary Degrees Are A Dubious Bit Of Pomp

    Another college commencement season has come and gone. In retrospect, these are really odd affairs. The academic regalia is medieval. The solemn processions and homilies are liturgical. The speeches are futuristic, each being a verbal launching pad for...
  • Owner's Neglect Demolishing Historic House

    Owner's Neglect Demolishing Historic House
    What can you do when a property owner doesn't maintain a historic building? Some owners don't have the money or knowledge to care properly for their property. Others use neglect as a deliberate strategy for avoiding legal barriers or popular opposition....
  • Colleges Must Help Close Graduation Gap

    This month, thousands of students across Connecticut will celebrate a major accomplishment — graduating from high school. Many will head to college in the fall. For some minority and low-income students, for whom the odds are often stacked against...