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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Our Picks: 4 Cool Events in the Greater Hartford Area This Week

    Our Picks: 4 Cool Events in the Greater Hartford Area This Week
    1) Pulse: What Makes You Tick — Welded Works, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington, (860) 679-2000. Through Mar. 6. uchc.edu. 2) WEB Dubois; The Souls of Black Folk — Book Talk, Harriet Beecher...
  • Long Hours And Sharp Elbows

     For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.     Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
  • Expanding UConn Must Tap Fresh Water Supply

    Expanding UConn Must Tap Fresh Water Supply
    The University of Connecticut and the town of Mansfield need additional reliable long-term sources of water. That's a well-documented fact, and one borne out by years of review and planning. But that's not because UConn isn't a good steward. On the...
  • UConn Should Live Sustainably Within Its Watershed

    "Unquenchable" is the title of Robert Glennon's scorching critique of U.S. historical water policy. The word also applies to the University of Connecticut's seemingly unlimited thirst for water. To ensure the growth of its Technology Park, hedge against...