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David Wagner, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, stands on a transmission right of way in Thompson, Conn., showing springtime foliage. Power lines, long considered eyesores or worse, a potential threat to human health, actually serve a vital role in maintaining the health of a significant population, according to new research out of the University of Connecticut.
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Police plan to give out new information Tuesday about human remains found in town last year in hopes of learning to whom they belong. A press conference is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at police headquarters, 725 Hartford Turnpike.
A day after beating Rutgers in Piscataway, the Nittany Lions added another New Jersey recruit to their 2015 class, Daiquan Kelly. A receiver at Union City High School, Kelly was recruited as a linebacker, according to Greg Pickel .
'A message to the allies of America': British aid worker beheaded by ISIS after being forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. foreign policy as 'Jihadi John' threatens another Briton is next Is the net closing on Jihadi John? Latest beheading video comes after days of claims special forces are on his tail Inside jihadi boot camp: Islamist fighters in Syria release video of training program showing extremists abseiling down rock faces and descending zip wires Django Unchained actress and her white husband hit out at 'racist' cops who handcuffed her 'mistaking her for a PROSTITUTE after they kissed in public' Palin supporters claim birthday brawl was started by daughter's ex-boyfriend who 'tried to get in to their stretch limo Hummer' and Sarah was just defending her family Bride-to-be whose fiance died just days before their wedding has a heartbreaking photo shoot in her dress ... (more)
Transgender student Calliope Wong, left, studies before class on Sept. 9 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn.
U.S. authorities have charged a 21-year-old Connecticut resident for his involvement in false VoIP calls warning of impending violence against Americans, according to a newly unsealedFBI affidavit Matthew Tollis was arrested Wednesday on federal accusations of "swatting," the practice of calling 911 to elicit a SWAT team or other emergency responders based on false reports. He allegedly was a member of an Xbox gaming group called TCOD, TeAM CrucifiX or Die, which now refers to itself as "ISISGang."
Yale 's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity announced plans Friday to join the University of Connecticut as of Jan. 1, as part of a new partnership. Marlene Schwartz, director of the Rudd Center, said that when she read UConn's academic plan and saw "that they wanted to do transdisciplinary research in health and wellness and they actually put in obesity as a specific example, I thought, Wow! This is the place that we should be.
Pictured: Mother pleads not guilty after three dead babies are found amid vermin and towering stacks of soiled diapers at house of horrors as police search for more bodies Medical director of Manhattan clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest steps down after he 'let an unauthorized doctor examine star' Sarah Palin's husband left with a bloody nose after a 20-person brawl at his birthday party where daughter Bristol punched the host' Sit near a baby, arrive early for check-in and wear a cashmere shawl or linen jacket: 15 insider tips on how to get upgraded to First Class WITHOUT paying Married sixth grade teacher 'storms out of school after heated phone call and stabs herself to death in Holiday Inn bathroom' CBS pulls Rihanna's NFL performance following Ray Rice abuse video 'because she was a victim of a high-profile domestic violence' 'This is a public lynching of Ray': ... (more)
As protests reignited in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday, panelists at the University of St. Joseph discussed how the fatal police shooting of black teenager Michael Brown has resonated throughout the country. Moderator Ken Long, professor of history and American studies at the university, led the "teach-in," titled "Ferguson, Missouri - Lessons Learned from an American Tragedy."
This season an array of dance offerings will entertain, amaze with athleticism, and even reflect on social issues - such as the slippery slope of social media - are we more connected, or less? And, what is up with the obsession over "selfies?" These are all questions audience members will explore in an interactive dance experience watching Sonia Plumb Dance Company's "Privacy Settings," which will be performed Sept. 20-21 at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford.
One of the perks to being 46-0 as a boxer is that you will never enter the ring without a lot of support from the Of course, just because you are the betting favorite doesn't guarantee anything. The University of Connecticut entered the NCAA basketball tournament as a No.
Danny White , the University at Buffalo's athletic director, recently received a contract extension until 2019, the university announced this week. White's previous contract ran through 2017.
She's taught kindergarteners and third-graders and most recently coached sixth- to eighth-grade teachers at Bethel Middle School . But whatever role she's in, she takes pride in being an advocate for her students.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:23 am
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