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Reforms on campus
Chancellor Divina Grossman, whose college was home to one accused terrorist and three of his pals also facing federal charges for either lying or disposing of evidence after the fact, this week set up a task force to review university policy in the wake of what has become a public relations nightmare.
Fri May 24, 2013
AWC glance: New degree offered
AWC offers new Exercise and Wellness degree Beginning this fall, a new associate's degree in Exercise and Wellness will be offered at Arizona Western College.
The Janesville Gazette
Parker tabs new Distinguished Vikings
Larson recalled himself as an average student who felt incompetent in Latin and chemistry classes.
Eight UConn Professors Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
Anthony DeMaria, left, recipient of the 2013 CASE Distinguished Service Award, with new CASE members, from left, Nalini Ravishanker, professor of statistics, Suzy V. Torti, professor of molecular, microbial, and structural biology, Thomas J. Barber, professor-in-residence of mechanical engineering, and Robin CA tA©, professor of physics.
Three Braintree Residents Graduate from Fontbonne Academy
Julia Butts, Brittney Cahill and Kylie Noonan received their diplomas from Fontbonne Academy on Thursday, May 23.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Demonic in Our Postmodern Fabricated Alternative Reality
The article, 'Deep Divide of 'Evil Genes" reports that evolutionary biologists at the University of Connecticut are analyzing Adam Lanza's DNA in the hope of determining if whether an evil gene caused him to go on a killing spree.
The Hartford Courant
Chief State Medical Examiner Carver Retires
Long-time chief state medical examiner H. Wayne Carver announced Thursday that he is retiring and will be replaced by the deputy medical examiner in New York City .
Malloy names Collins chairperson of CHRO
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced on Wednesday that he has selected Gary Collins of Portland to serve as chairperson of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities , the state agency responsible for addressing discrimination through civil and human rights law enforcement and working to establish equal opportunity and justice for ... (more)
Improving Physical Activity Levels Benefits COPD Patients
Clinical measurement of physical activity appears to be an independent predictor of whether or not patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease will end up being hospitalized, according to a new study conducted by researchers in Connecticut.
Video Game Players More Aggressive When Confronted By Human-Like Opponents
Video games that pit players against human-looking characters may be more likely to provoke violent thoughts and words than games where monstrous creatures are the enemy, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Connecticut and Wake Forest University.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Mansfield Historical Society Museum Opening On June 2
This glamorous Sweet Sue Sophisticate doll was made by the American Character Doll Company in 1957.
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Renovations Of UConn's McMahon Hall Create...
An "inside-out" design approach at the University of Connecticut integrates interior and building design to create a whole that is more than the sum of its parts.
'Low Bono' Endeavor Aims to Address Unmet Legal Needs
Every attorney is familiar with the term pro bono for donated legal work, but several recent Quinnipiac University School of Law grads are hoping the term "low bono" is the next buzz-phrase to catch on.
Tue May 21, 2013
Human-like opponents spur gamer aggression, study says
The debate around video game violence and whether it leads to actual violence has once again come to the fore this year since the Obama administration asked for funding to study the matter.
Exercise levels may predict hospitalizations in COPD population
ATS 2013, PHILADELPHIA Clinical measurement of physical activity appears to be an independent predictor of whether or not patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease will end up being hospitalized, according to a new study conducted by researchers in Connecticut.
Mon May 20, 2013
Human-like opponents lead to more aggression in video game players
"The Perception of Human Appearance in Video Games: Toward an Understanding of the Effects of Player Perceptions of Game Features," published in the May 2013 issue of Mass Communication and Society , comes as lawmakers and the public are freshly debating the possible risks that violent games may pose to impressionable players.
U.S. East Coast battens down hatches for 'swarmageddon' of flying cicadas
This photo provided by the University of Connecticut shows a cicada in Pipestem State Park in West Virginia on May 27, 2003.
Sat May 18, 2013
Kansas City InfoZine
Bill Self Honored at Dick Vitale Gala
The event was hosted by ESPN's Dan Shulman and honored three sports icons: Self, former Florida State University and Hall of Fame football coach Bobby Bowden and former University of Connecticut and Hall of Fame basketball coach Jim Calhoun.
UConn to host training session on NE school safety
The University of Connecticut is hosting a training session for New England educators this week on how to prepare and respond to a crisis.
Carlee Wines Charity Walk to Close Roads Sunday
The Carlee Wines 5 Mile Run/Walk is scheduled for Sunday, May 19 at Manalapan High School .