| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:29 AM
FARMINGTON — Two University of Connecticut medical students returned to Farmington recently after a 54-day, 3,900-mile cross-country trek to raise money for leukemia research.
Town resident Jonathan Kobles and Greg Kirby of Madison took part in the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Farmington High School is one of the first schools in Connecticut to partner with Jackson Laboratories to develop a science curriculum that includes introducing students to using genetics to treat disease.
"We want to introduce high school teachers...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:03 PM
STORRS — The University of Connecticut Foundation had its best fundraising year ever, bringing in more than $81 million in new gifts and commitments in the fiscal year that ended on June 30.
The $81.4 million raised represents a sharp increase...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:30 PM
AVON — Not many are invited to play golf with President Barack Obama. It's even less likely to get a rain check, like Ray Allen did.
"I had an opportunity over the winter to play with him because he came down to Miami," Allen said on Monday morning...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:13 PM
It's nice to read about the work under way to ease anticipated traffic congestion around the UConn Health Center in Farmington [July 31, Farmington Valley Extra, "Route 4 Road Construction In Begins"].
The story, however, totally ignores the vicinity'...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:27 PM
HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:06 PM
The University of Connecticut generated $3.4 billion in economic activity last year, including more than 24,000 jobs and $202.5 million in state and local tax revenue, according to a report prepared by a Pittsburgh-based consulting firm.
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:55 PM
HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had a packed schedule last Monday, attending a chamber of commerce breakfast in Meriden, a ceremony marking the progress on a hospital tower in Farmington and then a meet-and-greet with participants at a charity bike...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:52 PM
With only two months left before the election, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a package of economic proposals Monday to help small businesses in urban communities, create jobs in areas of high unemployment, and increase affordable housing.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:43 PM
You’ve got to love this: Dark chocolate isn’t just a slightly decadent indulgence with which to woo the object of your affection.
It’s also good for your heart, your health, your mental function and memory, your mood, your energy...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
We've heard of problem skin being treated with everything from salicylic acid to antibiotics.
But yogurt and blueberries, flaxseed and salmon?
Nutrition plays a key role in skin health, says Meagen McCusker, associate professor of dermatology at the...