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8 hrs ago | The Norwalk Daily Voice

Stamford Man Fakes Death To Avoid Wedding

A Stamford man faked his death to get out of a wedding to an English woman he met at the University of Connecticut, according to a report.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Wedding

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

12 hrs ago |

If This Story Is True, It Might Be the Most Absurd Way a Man Has Ever Tried to Get Out of Marrying

Contender for No. 1 on the list of terrible ways to break off an engagement: Call up your bride-to-be and tell her you died.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

13 hrs ago | Freshnews

Sierra Tucson Welcomes Dr. Michael V. Genovese as New Medical Director

Sierra Tucson , an international leader in the treatment of addictions, eating disorders, mood disorders, complex pain management, and trauma/PTSD, has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael V. Genovese to medical director.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Medicine, Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pharmacology

23 hrs ago |

Covering the Waterfront: Comprehensive Water Resources Management

Public Act 14-163 authorizes the Water Planning Council, established by Conn. Gen. Stat.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Environment, Science, Ecology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

UConn Advance

UConn Joins Folger Institute Consortium

The University of Connecticut has been invited to join the Folger Institute's consortium of more than 40 college and university members.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, Ohio State University, University of Virginia


Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study.


Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Oncology, Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Health

The Hartford Courant

UConn Admissions Building Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

STORRS An evacuation was ordered at the University of Connecticut 's Gordon W. Tasker Admissions Building at approximately 11:05 a.m. Monday due to a bomb threat, according to a university spokeswoman.


Related Topix: Storrs, CT

Bellingham Herald

Blumenthal to speak at cyber security conference

The Connecticut Democrats and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra are set to appear at the event Monday at the Connecticut Science Center.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

UConn Advance

Redefine View of Disabled, Says UConn Researcher

The concept of 'culture keeping' in international adoption may also benefit the development of disabled children, according to UConn researcher Laura Mauldin.


Sat Aug 16, 2014


The emeritus professor of politics at Oxford on the importance of dissenting voices

Archibald Haworth Brown , better known as Archie Brown, is one of the leading British historians and political-scientists.


Related Topix: Yale University, University of Texas at Austin, Columbia University, University of Notre Dame

The Chronicle-Telegram

College signing: Amherst's Ashlee Dahman to play softball at UConn

Amherst junior Ashlee Dahman spent the spring and summer catching fly balls in center field for the Comets and for her travel team, New Jersey Intensity.


Related Topix: Amherst, OH

Fri Aug 15, 2014


For men in pink-collar jobs, a tradeoff: Lower pay, more job security

Is a man without a four-year college degree better off trying to land a well-paying but insecure job in traditionally male fields such as manufacturing or construction, or should he consider lower-paying but steadier employment in a female-dominated field? Janette Dill, a University of Akron sociology professor, and her colleagues try to answer ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Akron, Akron, OH, Cal State Fullerton

The Hartford Courant

Jackson Laboratories Brings Opportunities To High School, College Students

Farmington High School is one of the first schools in Connecticut to partner with Jackson Laboratories to develop a science curriculum that includes introducing students to using genetics to treat disease.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Education Etc., Family, Kids, Farmington, CT

The Hartford Courant

UConn Med Students Make Cross-Country Trek For Leukemia

Two University of Connecticut medical students returned to Farmington recently after a 54-day, 3,900-mile cross-country trek to raise money for leukemia research.


Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Farmington, CT

The Washington Post


We don't build communities like we used to, which is not a statement about lost kn0w-how or bygone values.


Related Topix: University of Colorado Denver, World News

The Bluegrass Blog

Behind The Mic with Amy Orlomoski

To those who radio experience is limited to turning the dial in their car, hosting a radio show might seem like a difficult job.


Related Topix: Eastern Connecticut State University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Connecticut Post

Pre-college talk now includes rape warnings

Kathy Riccio and her daughter Samantha spend time at their home in Redding, Conn.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Redding, CT, Franklin & Marshall College


Study details shortage of replication in education research

Although replicating important findings is essential for helping education research improve its usefulness to policymakers and practitioners, less than one percent of the articles published in the top education research journals are replication studies, according to new research published today in Educational Researcher , a peer-reviewed journal of ... (more)


Related Topix: Duke University


Activists: Rhee's reformer fame fizzled - Tenure fight gains an...

ACTIVISTS: RHEE'S REFORMER FAME FIZZLED: Four years ago, former D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee took her star power on Oprah to announce the creation of StudentsFirst.


Related Topix: Kentucky, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal

News Times

Economic development director returns to town

Fulinello, 29, left town to go work for the University of Connecticut's Office of Economic Development in Storrs.


Related Topix: Storrs, CT, New Milford, CT, Naugatuck, CT