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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Chabad at Yale's New House Is a Home—for Everyone

10/07/13

Chabad at Yale's New House Is a Home—for Everyone

NEW HAVEN--Chabad at Yale dedicated its new building Sunday with words of wisdom, a bit of humor and a challenge to be a bigger and better “home away from home.” “The mission of Chabad House is to create that home, that warm, inspiring place for every member of this great university,” Rabbi Shua Rosenstein said at the ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of 36 Lynwood Place. “The Chabad House at Yale has to be a home where students from all walks of life can come together as one family,” Rosenstein said. He is co-director of Chabad at Yale with his wife, Sara Rosenstein. The 11,500-square-foot facility, which includes a library, student lounge, guest suites, sanctuary, kitchen and dining room, is the result of a multiyear, $6 million...

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ConnCAN Launches Teachers Contract Database

10/01/13

ConnCAN Launches Teachers Contract Database

With the launch of ConnCAN's updated teacher contract database, teacher information from all across Connecticut can now be found in one online resource.

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Anna Murphy of Stafford Springs: Future Soccer Star, Philanthropist at 11

09/27/13

Anna Murphy of Stafford Springs: Future Soccer Star, Philanthropist at 11

At age 11, Stafford Springs 6th-grader Anna Murphy is an aspiring soccer star, hoping—maybe determined is more accurate descriptions—to follow in the cleat marks of her favorite player, the goal-scoring sensation of the U.S. national women’s team, Alex Morgan.

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At Yale, President of Croatia Outlines the Role of Religion

09/24/13

At Yale, President of Croatia Outlines the Role of Religion

The president of Croatia recently told a New Haven audience that his country’s social and economic future depend, in part, on the religious tolerance of its people.

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