Connecticut Science Center: An Educational Experience Happily Disguised as Fun

02/27/14

Connecticut Science Center: An Educational Experience Happily Disguised as Fun

There’s something for everyone. We began our tour at the top. Glass elevators whisked us up to Level 6, where there was a roof garden with a spectacular view of the Connecticut River and a hurricane chamber and a weather station where you can create your own weather forecast and TV broadcast.

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Comer of Yale Named to Presidential Panel on Educational Excellence for African Americans

02/25/14

Comer of Yale Named to Presidential Panel on Educational Excellence for African Americans

Dr. James P. Comer, the Yale University child psychiatrist whose Comer Method has been used in hundreds of schools around the world, recently was named to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.

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A Yale Innovation Fund Backs New Antacid Called Tummyzen With $100,000

02/18/14

A Yale Innovation Fund Backs New Antacid Called Tummyzen With $100,000

Over last weekend, a local startup company called Eli Nutrition put a small batch of its new antacid, Tummyzen, up for sale on Amazon. The product is based on research by Dr. John Geibel of the Yale School of Medicine.

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Connecticut Student Falls Just Short in JEOPARDY! College Championship Semifinals

02/16/14

Connecticut Student Falls Just Short in JEOPARDY! College Championship Semifinals

Erika Sloan, a 2012 graduate of Simsbury High School and current sophomore at Middlebury College in Vermont, will make her television debut tonight (Feb. 14) as one of 15 students participating in the JEOPARDY! College Championship.

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Family's Polish Pride Means New Chair for Quinnipiac's Central European Institute

02/16/14

Family's Polish Pride Means New Chair for Quinnipiac's Central European Institute

A New Haven native is fulfilling his grandparents’ dream of bringing Polish students to the United States to get an education by making a significant donation to Quinnipiac University.

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