| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:43 PM
In the late 1960s, Stewart Strawn Dixon helped start Chicago corporate law firm Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, which at its peak had more than 200 lawyers.
"I was often struck by how much he cared about his clients," said John Eisel, who began working...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 4:25 AM
Mass die-offs of hundreds — sometimes hundreds of thousands — of fish, birds and other animals appear to be increasing in both frequency and in the numbers of individuals involved, according to a new study.
The report by researchers at...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:12 AM
Saying Connecticut has shouldered "more of the cuts than other states," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has urged the head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to restore funding for cancer and other disease research at Yale University and other...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:47 AM
NEW HAVEN (AP) — A Yale University freshman has survived a four-story fall from a dormitory window.
School spokesman Tom Conroy said in an email Tuesday that the student fell from a window in Bingham Hall at about 2 p.m. Monday. Yale didn't have...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:44 PM
UConn Names Captains
Carson Cross, Bobby Melley and Jordan Tabakman have been named captains of the UConn baseball team for the 2015 season. They were announced by coach Jim Penders after a team vote at the conclusion of the fall training period. Cross...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:00 PM
HARTFORD — A $3 million federal grant will support a new initiative that aims to use science education as a way to help young Hartford students learn English, city and school officials said Wednesday.
The project, called Literacy and Academic...
| Jan 11, 2015
Books on food, fantasy, President John F. Kennedy, a memoir and some new novels will be discussed by their authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or www.rjjulia.com.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 8:55 PM
Maybe Mom was right all along.
Although generations of parents have warned their children that venturing into the cold without a hat will make them sick, scientists have long understood that viruses cause the common cold, and that they can strike in...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Fire up that dictionary application, or reach for a real one if you can. Even Fyuan “Diane” Jiang has a tough time putting into layman’s terms exactly what she’s done.
“The watered-down version is I grew E. coli,”...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Dr. Harry Fozzard, a professor emeritus of medicine at the University of Chicago, was a leader in the field of electrophysiology, conducting research that centered on the ion channels in the heart that generate rhythm and control cardiac muscle...