Smith College Grad Katie Weiser of Litchfield at Syracuse Pursuing Career in Song

09/17/13

Smith College Grad Katie Weiser of Litchfield at Syracuse Pursuing Career in Song

"There are going to be times that you’re the only one who believes in yourself, and you have to believe in yourself all the way,” is what Katie Weiser says is the most important piece of advice she’s ever received.  For Ms. Weiser, a Litchfield, Conn., native, this has underscored her musical career as she works to develop and perfect her vocal talent. And talent is no joke for Ms. Weiser, who has honed her ability from a very young age and has a number of local achievements to prove it. For seven years, beginning at age 7, she performed with Chorus Angelicus, a Torrington, Conn.-based, semi-professional children’s choir—an engagement that not only shaped her musical career but also underscored her adolescence with national and international...

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Yale Student Magazine Offers a Passport to U.S. Foreign Service

09/16/13

Yale Student Magazine Offers a Passport to U.S. Foreign Service

Leave it to the globetrotters over at The Politic to pivot from the Arab Spring to Borat. The Politic, a student political journal at Yale University, has published a series of in-depth interviews with more than 100 U.S. ambassadors. The series is called “Diplomatic Discourse,” and it touches on some of the most pressing international issues of the day.

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Quinnipiac University's New Medical Campus Was Fueled by Generosity

09/15/13

Quinnipiac University's New Medical Campus Was Fueled by Generosity

Thursday’s celebration of Qunnipiac University’s new Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, as well as the $100 million Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, came on the heels of some rather generous gifts to the university.

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Southern Connecticut State University Gets $3 Million to Aid Marine Studies

09/10/13

Southern Connecticut State University Gets $3 Million to Aid Marine Studies

With its sights set on educating Connecticut’s workforce, Southern Connecticut State University announced a $3 million donation to the university Monday to facilitate coastal and marine studies.

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Connecticut's Public School Enrollment Continues to Decline

09/05/13

Connecticut's Public School Enrollment Continues to Decline

Connecticut's student population continues to dwindle even though the state's overall population will grow over the next decade.

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