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On academics, athletics, and weathering the financial storm: Herbst has high hopes for UConn

Susan Herbst, the first woman to be named president of the University of Connecticut, will take office later this year as the state and the university confront the most serious financial crisis in decades. In a wide-ranging telephone interview with The Mirror, Herbst talked about that challenge, as well as her views on high-profile athletic […]

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A last transition: Dan to Dannel

In his first gubernatorial press conference, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today addressed matters of public policy, personal preference and realpolitik. First, the personal. It turns out he prefers Dannel to Dan, his nom de campaign. “My cards say Dannel. I insisted that we go back to my formal name, as opposed to Dan. I like […]