| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The tropical storms and blizzards of the past few years have exposed the flaws of the network for delivering electricity, known as the grid: widespread power outages lasting, in some cases, for several days.
But what if the regional system could be...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:44 PM
In 2012, the University of Connecticut asked water utilities to propose new ways to increase drinking water supply to its Storrs campus.
Those submitting knew that an industrial park was planned, that what is now known as the Storrs Center would be...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:20 AM
UConn's Benton Museum has three new exhibits opening this month. Check out Handstitched Agendas: Art and Politics of the Kuna Indian Molas before mid-October for a glimpse of life among the idigenous people of Panama, who wove political meanings into...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A year ago, Hartford Stage announced that they'd found a new artistic director. Michael Wilson had left the theater after 13 years to concentrate on Broadway opportunities, scoring immediately with revivals of The Best Man and The Trip to Bountiful.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Storrs Center, the new town center adjacent to the University of Connecticut campus, is nearing completion and by and large, I like what I see.
As a town resident, UConn employee and local pedestrian, I see a novel design, quality construction,...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:24 AM
When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated.
After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Sergei Prokofiev's orchestra play Peter and the Wolf was originally written to explain instruments to children, and it has since become a beloved tale. Now, musicians led by UConn alum Ehren Brown will join forces with puppets from the university's Puppet...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Vibraphonist Gary Burton has seven Grammys, six for projects he recorded with pianist Chick Corea. Over more than a half-century, he’s recorded more than 60 records as a bandleader. He retired from teaching nearly a decade ago, but he’s widely...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Two new exhibitions are slated to open at UConn's Contemporary Art Galleries. Bruce Pavlow's Posters works in the language of pop culture phenomena and branded imaging. His posters, ornamented with stickers and détourned photos, evoke tweenage dreams,...