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  • Yale endowment posts 20 percent return, besting rival Harvard

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Yale University's endowment posted a 20.2 percent return in the 2014 fiscal year, the school said on Wednesday, besting Ivy League rivals such as Harvard and Dartmouth. The endowment value grew to $23.9 billion as of June 30, from $20....
  • 80,000 vets with PTSD could gain discharge upgrades

    As many as 80,000 veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received Other Than Honorable discharges can use evidence of their PTSD to petition service boards to upgrade the bad paper discharge. At stake for individuals is removal of...
  • Do college rankings offer insight?: Front Burner

    Do college rankings offer insight?: Front Burner
    This year, for the first time, college football powers will square off in a four-team playoff to decide who's top dog. No Ivy League schools will be crashing that party. Then, it's in the annual college rankings issued by arbiters like U.S. News & World...
  • State Police Battle 'Swatting' Trend

    State troopers rushed to a home in Colchester Monday after receiving a report of a shooting and that a hostage had been taken. But it was a hoax. The phony emergency call and others like it this year at places including the University of Connecticut and...
  • Harvard picks insider Blyth to helm $36 billion endowment

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University on Wednesday named an insider, Stephen Blyth, to run its $36.4 billion endowment, the world's largest. Blyth, who heads public markets at Harvard Management Co, the school's investment arm, will replace President...
  • Yale's Endowment Up 20.2% To $23.9 Billion

    Yale's Endowment Up 20.2% To $23.9 Billion
    Yale University announced Wednesday its endowment is up 20.2 percent for the 12-month period ending June 30. The Ivy League institution in New Haven had $4 billion investment gain. The net change to the endowment is less than 20.2 percent because of...
  • Connecticut Venues With A View Of The Season's Foliage

    Connecticut Venues With A View Of The Season's Foliage
    I love our state's fall foliage. What I don't like is fighting traffic jams on country roads, or worse, hiking up some dusty path to see it. I prefer to do my leaf peeping in comfort, preferably over the rim of a martini glass. Luckily, there are plenty...
  • Sexual assault allegations: To name names or not?

    Sexual assault allegations: To name names or not?
    When it comes to sexual assault allegations, is it ever a good idea to name names? That question arose this week when a group claiming to be current and former University of Chicago students created and then deleted an anonymous Tumblr account listing...
  • READER SUBMITTED: College Admissions Explained

    Join us at the Levi E. Coe Library, Thursday, Oct. 9, 5-6 p.m. to hear Brandon Wang, a recent graduate of Yale University and General Manager of Bulldog Tutors, give insider tips on college admissions and standardized testing. Call 860-349-3857 or stop by...
  • Ex-Yale Chaplain: Intimidation Mustn't Stifle Israel Debate

    It was just three weeks ago that The New York Times published a letter I wrote regarding "Israel's policies in the West Bank and Gaza and growing anti-Semitism in Europe and beyond." The letter set off a furor that I could not have imagined, and the...
  • Ex-Yale Chaplain Crossed The Line

    The Rev. Bruce Shipman asked a pertinent question amid his messy departure recently as Episcopal chaplain at Yale University. "If it" — the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — "can't be discussed in good faith on a university campus, why not?" he...