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  • Toxic Chemicals Bill Needed To Protect Children

    Toxic Chemicals Bill Needed To Protect Children
    A bill that would provide protection to young children against toxic chemicals — both before and after birth — was unfortunately bottled up in the General Assembly's Appropriations Committee last week but should be revived by amendment...
  • Feds hit UConn Health Center with New Fines for Cruelty to Lab Bunnies

    For the second time in five years, the University of Connecticut Health Center has been hit with more federal fines for violating animal welfare laws in laboratories. This time around the health center paid $12,429 for being cruel to rabbits. In 2007, ...
  • Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her

    Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her
    After a visit to the Connecticut Tool and Manufacturing plant, state Rep. Betty Boukus declared that the state government's drive to retain businesses and train young people for 21st-century manufacturing jobs is paying off. "These are hard times, and we...
  • UConn Again Has to Pay a Fine For Its Treatment of Research Animals

    UConn Again Has to Pay a Fine For Its Treatment of Research Animals
    The University of Connecticut has what you might call a really ugly history when it comes to animal cruelty in research studies. In 2002, the university paid $129,500 to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for repeated animal welfare violations on its...
  • Cadaver Care: Yale Medical Students Respect the Lives of Their Anatomical Donors

    Cadaver Care: Yale Medical Students Respect the Lives of Their Anatomical Donors
    One dark January night in 1824, several men crept into a West Haven cemetery. They dug up the grave of a newly buried 17-year-old farmer's daughter named Bathsheba Smith and carried her body to Yale Medical College for dissection. These students or...
  • New Storrs Center Showcases Smart Growth

    The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • Jim Calhoun To Be Special Assistant To AD; Kevin Ollie Named UConn Men's Basketball Coach

    Jim Calhoun To Be Special Assistant To AD; Kevin Ollie Named UConn Men's Basketball Coach
    Jim Calhoun, who took UConn from just another basketball program to one of the best in the country, seemingly against all odds, officially announced his retirement Thursday. "I always said that I would know when it was time, whenever that might be," said...
  • Time For Jim Calhoun To Take A (Back) Seat At UConn

    Jim Calhoun walked off the court at Gampel Pavilion, down a tunnel, through the heavy set of doors and into the hallways of a building he is accustomed to navigating with great energy and purpose. From an office decorated with symbols of his success,...
  • Full Legislature Approves Jackson Laboratory Deal

    Full Legislature Approves Jackson Laboratory Deal
    Both chambers of the state legislature voted Wednesday night in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building and create 300 direct...
  • Florida Opposition Helped Send Jackson Lab To Connecticut

    Florida Opposition Helped Send Jackson Lab To Connecticut
    Retiree Duane Billington fought for 18 months against Jackson Laboratory’s plan to expand in Florida, and he was relieved when the proposal was finally withdrawn in the Sunshine State. The former engineering technician and civic activist became a...