Column | Oct 30, 2013 | 3:52 PM
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Column | Apr 3, 2013 | 2:57 PMThe 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 housing in the area, and no real town center.
Column | Sep 14, 2012
STORRS — The reality of 40 cold New England winters are behind him. We begin with the Jim Calhoun legend now, and when legend becomes fact, they say, print the legend. UConn, ranked No. 1 in the nation, was up three against Syracuse with 11...
Column | Oct 16, 2013 | 2:52 PM
Within the year, I'll be buying my first iPhone. And I'm nervous about how it will change both my daily habits and my physical brain. Will I become an Internet zombie? Before dismissing my concern, I suggest you read "The Shallows" by Nicholas Carr....
Column | Jan 18, 2013 | 4:09 PM
"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...