Housatonic Museum of Art's Student Peer Docent Program Helps Develop Young Teachers

10/23/13

Housatonic Museum of Art's Student Peer Docent Program Helps Develop Young Teachers

This fall, 45 Bridgeport school students are getting to share in a unique learning experience: Training for nine weeks to become "experts" in Bridgeport architecture, and then guiding tours around the city for their classmates, during which they get to share their knowledge.

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Arts Fund Connects Taft School Students With Master Furniture Maker; Exhibit Open to Public

10/22/13

Arts Fund Connects Taft School Students With Master Furniture Maker; Exhibit Open to Public

Private schools are known for providing students with advantages, and one fine example that’s not among the most obvious is currently on display at The Taft School in Watertown.

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At Yale, Umberto Eco Honors Beinecke Library, Recalls New Haven Spot Inspiring 'Name of the Rose'

10/19/13

At Yale, Umberto Eco Honors Beinecke Library, Recalls New Haven Spot Inspiring 'Name of the Rose'

Novelist Umberto Eco, whose writings are as textured as a medieval tapestry, made a rare visit to the U.S. Friday to wax philosophical about the cultural leadership of libraries.

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Western Connecticut State University in Danbury to Hold Ribbon-Cuttings for Math Emporium and Learning Commons

10/18/13

Western Connecticut State University in Danbury to Hold Ribbon-Cuttings for Math Emporium and Learning Commons

Western Connecticut State University in Danbury announced Friday that it will hold dual ribbon-cutting ceremonies on Thursday, Oct. 31, for the Math Emporium and Learning Commons, both of which offer new educational options for students.

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Poetic 'Confluencia' of Writers in New Book, Event at NVCC in Waterbury

10/13/13

Poetic 'Confluencia' of Writers in New Book, Event at NVCC in Waterbury

Connecticut is richer in talented poets than most people realize, and evidence of that will be on display Wednesday, Oct. 16, when a new collection of poetry and other types of short-form writing, will be debuted in a series of special events at Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) in Waterbury.

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