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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In Advance of Yale's Inauguration Sunday of Its New President, Campus, City Offer Warm, Wide Embrace

10/13/13

In Advance of Yale's Inauguration Sunday of Its New President, Campus, City Offer Warm, Wide Embrace

NEW HAVEN--On a typical fall weekend, as Yale University was preparing to induct Peter Salovey as its 23rd president, the sprawling campus was bursting with activity, and numerous events took place across New Haven as part of the celebration. Events included campus tours, the Institute of Sacred Music Exhibition tour, Robots Helping Kids, the Native American Cultural Center Open House and more. The New Haven Museum opened its doors for a tour of “Wooster Square: New Haven’s First Live, Work, Build, Preserve Neighborhood.” Wooster Square was named after Master General David Wooster, who fought in the French and Indian War. The neighborhood was established in 1824. Museum Co-curator Frank Mitchell discussed the neighborhood’s history, which included...

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