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  • Harvard bans professor-undergrad romances; California schools, not so much

    Harvard University banned professors from having “sexual or romantic relationships” with undergraduates -- a much more stringent policy than what some of California's largest and most prominent universities have on the books. The Harvard...
  • Commentary: Library Visit, Then Held at Gunpoint

    Commentary: Library Visit, Then Held at Gunpoint
    Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It was my son calling from college — he’s a third-year student at Yale. He had been accosted by a campus police officer, at gunpoint! This is how my son remembers it: He left...
  • Alleged Sexual Assaults Reported To Yale Police

    Alleged Sexual Assaults Reported To Yale Police
    NEW HAVEN — Yale University police received two reports of alleged sexual assaults on campus last week, according to university officials. The first was reported Tuesday. According to a community alert from Yale Police Chief Ronnell A. Higgins,...
  • Music That Inspired Whistler In New Haven

    Music That Inspired Whistler In New Haven
    They didn't call him Whistler for nothing. The great mother-painter James Abbott McNeill Whistler loved music. Yale students will perform "Musical Arrangements That Inspired Whistler," Jan. 29, 5:30 p.m. at Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St.,...
  • Michaela Petit's Beloved Four O'Clocks Proposed As Official Children's State Flower

    Michaela Petit's Beloved Four O'Clocks Proposed As Official Children's State Flower
    HARTFORD — There was little left to hold on to in the charred ruins of Dr. William Petit Jr.'s burned home in Cheshire. A fire set there during the deadly 2007 home invasion that killed his wife, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, and daughters Hayley and...
  • Robert H. Chambers III

    Robert H. Chambers III
    Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
  • Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth

    Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth
    When Walt Whitman lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., from 1836 to 1850, he frequently visited the beach at Coney Island, which he described as "a long, bare, unfrequented shore, which I had all to myself." Compare this to the wonderland remembered by the artist...
  • Lively, Colorful 'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale

    Lively, Colorful  'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale
    Freaks of nature have been the subject of fascination, disgust and pity for centuries, shunted off to the curtained-off shadowlands of carnivals and circuses. A new exhibit at Yale School of Art Gallery shines a full light on them and treats them with...
  • Stewart Dixon, corporate attorney who started noted Chicago firm, dies at 84

    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...
  • Yale Study: Mass Die-Offs Of Fishes, Birds And Mammals Increasing

    Yale Study: Mass Die-Offs Of Fishes, Birds And Mammals Increasing
    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...
  • Murphy Pushes NIH To Increase Research Funding To State

    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...