Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Visits Southern Connecticut State University

02/04/14

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Visits Southern Connecticut State University

At the university’s Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, freshmen who had read Sonia Sotomayor’s memoir, “My Beloved World,” made up half the audience. They sat in rapt attention as Sotomayor described a childhood fraught with tension and loss.

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Yale Graduate Writes 'Afghan Post' About 'America's Forgotten War'

02/03/14

Yale Graduate Writes 'Afghan Post' About 'America's Forgotten War'

Adrian Bonenberger spent two tours of duty in Afghanistan, and in those seven years, he learned a few things about heroism, leadership, survival — and the lifesaving value of stories.

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Climate Change Institute at UConn in Groton to be 'World-Class'

01/29/14

Climate Change Institute at UConn in Groton to be 'World-Class'

The new University of Connecticut-affiliated climate change institute “will be a world-class, cutting-edge center that harnesses the research and outreach capabilities of UConn” and converts it “into concrete local actions ... to better adapt to the changing climate,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said.

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Yale Alumni Magazine 'Students From Poor Families' Cover Draws Fire

01/24/14

Yale Alumni Magazine 'Students From Poor Families' Cover Draws Fire

The Yale Alumni Magazine is taking heat for a cover story this month about Yale’s efforts to attract high-achieving students from poor families.

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Tensions Heighten Between Hamden and Quinnipiac University; $6 Million in Taxes?

01/20/14

Tensions Heighten Between Hamden and Quinnipiac University; $6 Million in Taxes?

A “property assessment report” calculated that the university would owe the town $8 million in property taxes; when subtracted from the PILOT reimbursement, the difference is approximately $6 million.

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