Diversity standards pay dividends at med schools

U.S. medical schools are admitting more female and minority students a decade after diversity standards were introduced by a national accrediting body.

Waterbury STEM expo stokes interest in industry

The event hosted by the Waterbury Regional Chamber brought dozens of Waterbury-area middle- and high-school students to Naugatuck Valley Community College to learn more about local opportunities in...

Startup pro football league drafts CT for roster

A new pro football league focused on health and wellness and social justice has identified Connecticut as one of 10 locations to host a charter franchise.


New eatery brings teriyaki and sushi to Dixwell

Restaurateurs Joyce Li and Sitan Chen have opened Yamasaki Teriyaki, a Japanese fast casual restaurant, at 9 Dixwell Ave.

Achillion opens Philly office; Biohaven launches public stock offering

New Haven biotech Achillion Pharmaceuticals has opened a second office outside Philadelphia, the home of CEO Joseph Truitt.

Staples takes helm at Makiaris Media

Donna Staples of Wallingford has been named president of Makiaris Media, a major media consulting company in Middletown.

Urgent care provider debuts Stratford location

PhysicianOne Urgent Care, an affiliate of Yale New Haven Health, recently opened its 12th Connecticut location in Stratford.

Law firm doubles footprint on Church Street

Law firm Murtha Cullina LLP added six attorneys in New Haven in 2018 and has doubled the size of its offices at One Century Tower at 265 Church St.

New Haven revs up tech training to become 'City That Codes'

City officials say they will jump-start plans to rebrand New Haven as “the City That Codes” in the wake of its recognition by the National League of Cities as a leader in innovation.

Study: CT's public colleges generate $11B economic impact

The Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (CSCU) system has commissioned a first-ever study to examine the overall economic impact of its 17 institutions of higher learning.

Brokers honored for Dollar General deal

Carl Russell, senior commercial broker in the Milford office of Pearce Real Estate, shared the 2018 Dealmaker Award with DeForest W. Smith at the recent CCIM Connecticut Chapter dinner.

Webster Bank manager gets 21 months for $879K embezzlement

A former manager of a Webster Bank in Orange convicted of embezzling about $879,000 over 14 years will spend 21 months in federal prison for his crimes, prosecutors say.

Where's the money? Study highlights CT employee workplace concerns

A new survey of Connecticut workers by the website Business.org and the research firm Lux Insights purports to shed some light on what keeps employees awake at night about where they're going to work...

New private schools rewrite educational model

Two new independent schools in the New Haven area are challenging traditional models of instruction.

UNH healthcare admin program wins top accreditation

The University of New Haven's graduate program in health-care administration has earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

CT commits $10M for Stamford hiring effort

Employment search giant Indeed will receive a $10 million state loan to hire another 500 workers and invest $66 million in Stamford, state officials announced.

Car-care startup delivers for Waterbury women

A trio of Waterbury women with a passion for cars and subscription gift boxes have teamed up to start a new company offering car-care products, Autobox.

Tequila tops menu at new eatery on Temple

Te Amo Tequila at 182 Temple St. opened in mid-November and hosted a grand opening the day after Thanksgiving.

Nexstar's $4B Tribune deal may force Fox 61 sale

Nexstar Media Group Inc. announced an agreement to buy Tribune Media Co. for approximately $4.1 billion, a deal which would make it the largest local U.S. TV station operator.

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