Professor Behind Waterbury Comic Convention Studies Black Characters

07/17/14

Professor Behind Waterbury Comic Convention Studies Black Characters

Like most American children of the 1950s, William Foster III, liked comic books. They were cheap, they were readily available from any drug store or newsstand in his native Philadelphia, and they were—well, exciting and fun. He liked the plots, he liked the characters—but then it dawned on him: he never saw a face like his own.

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Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

07/15/14

Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

Emily Briere of Connecticut is literally shooting for the stars with a Time Capsule to Mars plan that has NASA on board.

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Obama Sends Letter to West Hartford Student for Excellent Book Report

07/11/14

Obama Sends Letter to West Hartford Student for Excellent Book Report

Third grade student Shaun Martin, Jr. received a letter from President Barack Obama after sending a copy of the book report he wrote about the president's life to the White House.

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Yale Architects Design Hope: Middle East Peace Park in Israel, Jordan

06/25/14

Yale Architects Design Hope: Middle East Peace Park in Israel, Jordan

Two Yale University architects and urban designers are playing integral roles on plans for a Middle East Peace Park in Israel and Jordan.

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Connecticut Professor's Book Gets "House of Cards" Cameos on Netflix

06/20/14

Connecticut Professor's Book Gets "House of Cards" Cameos on Netflix

Kevin Gutzman’s book “James Madison and the Making of America” has been making cameos in the hit Netflix show “House of Cards” for two seasons.

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