Family's Polish Pride Means New Chair for Quinnipiac's Central European Institute

02/16/14

Family's Polish Pride Means New Chair for Quinnipiac's Central European Institute

A New Haven native is fulfilling his grandparents’ dream of bringing Polish students to the United States to get an education by making a significant donation to Quinnipiac University.

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Dinosaur Eggs and Babies Star in New Exhibit at Yale's Peabody Museum

02/07/14

Dinosaur Eggs and Babies Star in New Exhibit at Yale's Peabody Museum

Dinosaur eggs weren’t even known about until a surprise find in the Flaming Cliffs of the Gobi Desert in 1923. It was then that scientists on the expedition discovered a collection of oval-shaped oddities deep within the sun-baked sandstone.

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Visits Southern Connecticut State University

02/04/14

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Visits Southern Connecticut State University

At the university’s Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, freshmen who had read Sonia Sotomayor’s memoir, “My Beloved World,” made up half the audience. They sat in rapt attention as Sotomayor described a childhood fraught with tension and loss.

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Yale Graduate Writes 'Afghan Post' About 'America's Forgotten War'

02/03/14

Yale Graduate Writes 'Afghan Post' About 'America's Forgotten War'

Adrian Bonenberger spent two tours of duty in Afghanistan, and in those seven years, he learned a few things about heroism, leadership, survival — and the lifesaving value of stories.

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Climate Change Institute at UConn in Groton to be 'World-Class'

01/29/14

Climate Change Institute at UConn in Groton to be 'World-Class'

The new University of Connecticut-affiliated climate change institute “will be a world-class, cutting-edge center that harnesses the research and outreach capabilities of UConn” and converts it “into concrete local actions ... to better adapt to the changing climate,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said.

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