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3 hrs ago |

Clinton Makes Participation Pitch to Millennials

Hillary Clinton made her way to the University of Connecticut Wednesday and encouraged students to be active members of the "participation generation."


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut, us Travel, Travel, Christopher Dodd

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Hillary Clinton Calls for More Sanctions on Russia

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one for Russia.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Vladimir Putin

10 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Thinking big in a small town

When asked how long he has been creating sculptures, artist Jon Clowes flattens his palm perpendicular to his hip, indicating he was just a child when he started, whittling shapes with a pocket knife.


Related Topix: Cushing, ME, Thomaston, ME, Waldoboro, ME, East Boothbay, ME, Boothbay, ME

13 hrs ago |

Ambassador Ned L. Siegel Joins Viscount Systems' Board of Directors

Burnaby, British Columbia - Viscount Systems Inc. a leading-edge supplier of security systems and software, is pleased to announce the addition of Ambassador Ned L. Siegel to the Company's Board of Directors.


Related Topix: George Bush, New York

17 hrs ago | UConn Advance

UConn Adopts Bold Academic Vision

The University has adopted a wide-ranging new academic vision to shape its efforts in the coming decade to become a national leader in breakthrough research, innovative undergraduate and graduate education, service, and public engagement.


Related Topix: Inventions

19 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

Hillary Clinton Headlining Forums In Mass., Conn.

Hillary Rodham Clinton will be headlining forums in Boston and at the University of Connecticut as she considers another run for president in 2016.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Storrs, CT

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Day

UConn Avery Point to host Earth Day celebration

The Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut will host an Earth Day celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday outside on the campus green, at 1084 Shennecossett Road.


Related Topix: Ledyard, CT

The Hartford Courant

UConn Downsizes Plan For Hartford Times Site

HARTFORD - The University of Connecticut plans to construct a significantly smaller building in downtown Harford and make greater use of shared space in nearby venues to meet the classroom needs of its new regional campus, university officials said Tuesday.


WGRE-FM Greencastle

Sarah Masterson '06 Presents Piano Recital at Fitchburg State U

Sarah E. Masterson, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, will present a piano recital at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts on Sunday, April 27. The free event "will feature solo pieces by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Florence Price," reports the Worcester Telegram & Gazette .


Related Topix: Fitchburg, MA, DePauw University

Bill to Add UConn Student to Trustees Passes House

State Representative Gregory Haddad , Vice-chair of the Legislature's Higher Education & Employment Advancement Committee is proud to announce that a bill to add an undergraduate student alternate to the University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees has passed the House and is heading to the Senate for their consideration.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Business Journal

UT Arlington's new nursing college dean lays out her goals

The University of Texas at Arlington has named Anne Bavier , who has held posts at top-ranked universities and at the National Institutes of Health , as the new dean of the College of Nursing.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Storrs, CT, Saint Xavier University, Xavier University

Nashua hires development chief

Mayor Donnalee Lozeau has selected Sarah Marchant of Brookline from five finalists - chosen from more than 50 candidates.


Related Topix: Nashua, NH, Brookline, NH, Amherst, NH, University of New Hampshire

Mon Apr 21, 2014

ACES Appoints Math, English Language Arts Curriculum Coordinators

ACES is pleased to announce the appointments of Anne Pember as Math Coordinator and Joanna Dorne as English Language Arts Coordinator.


Related Topix: Connecticut, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT

Star Tribune

4 are finalists for Black Hills State presidency

The South Dakota Board of Regents on Monday announced the finalists to replace Kay Schallenkamp, who is scheduled to retire in June.


Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Hunger Games: College Athletes Make Play For Collective Bargaining

Shabazz Napier of the Connecticut Huskies speaks to the media in the locker room after defeating Kentucky in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship on April 7. When University of Connecticut star basketball player Shabazz Napier told reporters right after winning the NCAA Division I men's basketball national championship he sometimes went to bed ... (more)


Related Topix: UC Los Angeles

UConn Advance

Watch Hillary Clinton's Talk Live

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York, will deliver keynote remarks at UConn's 2014 Edmund Fusco Contemporary Issues Forum , a program designed to bring scholars and leaders to the University of Connecticut.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, Storrs, CT

UConn Graduate Assistants Vote To Form Union

More than 2,100 graduate assistants working at the University of Connecticut have won the right to form what will be the largest bargaining group at the school.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Cavalier Daily

United we educate

The University of Connecticut recognized a union composed of about 2,100 graduate assistants Friday.


Related Topix: Rutgers University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: 2014-2016 Seed Teacher Leadership Development Grant Award

The Connecticut Writing Project- Storrs at the University of Connecticut has been awarded a $20,000 grant for Teacher Leadership Development.


Related Topix: Storrs, CT, Bloomfield, CT

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Lauretano Sign Group Appoints New Ceo

Lauretano Sign Group has announced the appointment of Michael Lauretano Jr. as its chief executive officer and president.


Related Topix: Bloomfield, CT