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Report: Schools fail to properly handle sexual violence on campus

sex offense chart

WASHINGTON – On many levels and in many ways, the nation's colleges and universities are failing in their handling of sexual assaults on campus, a report commissioned by a U.S. senator says. Her survey included the University of Connecticut, where the handling of sex assaults on campus has been under scrutiny. Continue Reading →

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UConn: State funding must grow to maintain faculty, financial aid gains

University of Connecticut campus in Storrs

University of Connecticut officials adopted a new budget Wednesday that bolsters faculty and financial aid, but they warned that major growth in state aid will be needed in the near future to maintain those objectives. Continue Reading →

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New UConn budget to add faculty, continue tuition and fee hikes

UConn's main campus at Storrs

The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees is expected to adopt a new $1.2 billion budget Wednesday that adds 61 faculty positions and boosts student aid while increasing tuition and fees about 4 percent over the current academic year. Continue Reading →

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Will Connecticut hold its dominance in the fuel cell industry?

Fuel Cell Energy headquartered in Danbury, powered up its first North American fuel cell power plant in Bridgeport in December 2013. But are projects like this enough to maintain Connecticut's edge as the world's fuel cell industry leader?

Connecticut's fuel cell industry is considered the best in the world. But extreme developments in the last several months are once again raising the question of whether the state still has its edge when it comes to the expanding global reach of the fuel cell business. Continue Reading →

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Connecticut colleges receive millions from the Pentagon

College defense fund recipients

WASHINGTON – Connecticut colleges have been increasingly benefiting from money from the Pentagon over the last few years, winning millions in contracts from the U.S. armed forces to conduct research on a wide range of products used in national defense -- from sensors that track the health of soldiers to instruments that detect matter in outer space. Continue Reading →

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