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9 hrs ago | Times Herald

Jim Ketchum: People of faith need not applyJim Ketchum: People of...

Jim Ketchum: People of faith need not apply Note to job seekers: Keep your religious beliefs to yourself.

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Related Topix: Pagan/Wiccan

12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Argonne scientists pioneer strategy for creating new materials

Making something new is never easy. Scientists constantly theorize about new materials, but when the material is manufactured it doesn't always work as expected.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison

16 hrs ago | UConn Advance

Makeover of a Mascot

Head football coach Bob Diaco will not be the only one making his debut at Rentschler Field on Aug. 29, when the Huskies open their 2014 season against BYU.

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Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

State Universities Achieve Mixed Results On Enrollment Targets

The University of Connecticut surpassed an enrollment benchmark this fall for its main campus in Storrs.

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Related Topix: Storrs, CT, Stamford, CT, Manchester, CT

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Stanford

Equipped with stethoscopes, medical students start journey

After a camping trip, orientation and ceremony in which they received stethoscopes and white coats, the new medical students are ready to hit the books.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

The Hartford Courant

World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I , was 100 years ago this year.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Storrs, CT, Litchfield, CT, Home Gardening, Home, New Haven, CT, Entertainment

SFGate

Auditors want more controls on UConn salaries

State auditors are recommending the University of Connecticut put more controls on the salaries the school pays professors and other professionals.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government

The Hartford Courant

Longtime Manchester Educator Enjoyed Students' 'Life Experiences'

Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952.

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Related Topix: Manchester, CT, Boston College, Fordham University, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

EurekAlert!

Saddam Hussein -- a sincere dictator?

Are political speeches manipulative and strategic? They could be - when politicians say one thing in public, and privately believe something else, political scientists say.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Back to school in Wyckoff

The K-8 teaching staff participated in 21 workshops this summer, preparing them for the school year and bringing them abreast of the latest trends, according to Diane Schulthes, director of curriculum and instruction.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kean University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Ramapo College

The Hartford Courant

State Audit: UConn Spent $902,000 On Software Licensing Fees It Didn't Use

University Also Failed to Follow Formal Selection Process On $10 Million Contract, Auditors FindThe University of Connecticut paid more than $900,000 in licensing fees on SciQuest software for three years, but did not use the software for most of that time, according to a state auditors' report released Wednesday.

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Berkshire Eagle

Up to 6 years in prison for carjacking, assault at Lee turnpike plaza

A Virginia man who allegedly went on a cross-country crime spree in 2013 and tweeted about it was sentenced to up to six years in state prison for a carjacking on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Troy, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Puppet-Building Workshops to be Held at Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Next Month

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut, in partnership with the Mansfield Downtown Partnership, will host Community Puppet-Building Workshops for area residents on Saturday, September 6 and Saturday, September 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ballard Institute workshop space.

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The Daily Campus

Theft most commonly reported crime on campus

The most commonly reported crime on campus is theft. According to University of Connecticut Police Deputy Chief Hans Rhynhart, UConn remains a relatively safe campus as property crimes, which include arson, burglary, robbery and vandalism, greatly outnumber violent crimes.

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The Day

Meet Joe Anastasio

A New Ram Booster Comes to Town: Joseph Anastasio, holding the new ram mascot he recently acquired, started as associate principal of Old Saybrook High School on July 1. When Joseph Anastasio learned he would be the new associate principal of Old Saybrook High School , he wanted to mark the moment.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Japan lab unable to replicate 'stem cell' findings: report

Researchers in Japan have been unable to replicate experiments that were hailed earlier this year as a "game-changer" in the quest to grow transplant tissue, amid claims evidence was faked, a report said Wednesday .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Black Engineer

Durant Elected to Board of Directors of Euet

Find out more about your reader demographics, web-traffic, and valued added client services.

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Related Topix: African-American, Stamford, CT

The Daily Campus

Third party candidates vie for statewide recognition

Jonathan Pelto and Joe Visconti are two politicians who know the difficulties of running for public office without name recognition.

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Related Topix: 9

UConn Advance

Faculty Hiring Plan Helps Decrease Class Size

Ariel Lambe, assistant professor of history, listens to a presentation during the new faculty orientation held at the Rowe Center on Aug. 20-21.

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Sys-Con Media

New England Plans More Than $2 Billion in Fourth-Quarter Kick Offs,...

Industrial Info is tracking $2.18 billion of industrial projects that are planned to kick off in the New England region in the fourth quarter of 2014, with nearly all attributed to the Power , Pharmaceutical & Biotech , and Industrial Manufacturing industries.

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Related Topix: Sugar Land, TX

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