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UConn’s top designer Cruickshank cleared big projects from her ‘17 to-do list

Gregory Seay |

Laura Cruickshank, UConn's chief architect-master planner, got to check off this year several major buildings on her project to-do list.

CSCU board authorizes system consolidation

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents has voted overwhelmingly to restructure CSCU, consolidating 12 community colleges into one accredited institution.

CSCU consolidation vote due Thursday

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents will vote Thursday on a controversial plan to consolidate 12 community colleges into a single accredited institution, a move expected...

Report: CT high schools failing financial ABCs

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is among 11 states with the worst financial literacy in its public high schools, according to a new report.

W. Hartford committee urges rejection of UConn campus purchase

Patricia Daddona |

A West Hartford town council subcommittee has recommended rejecting the possible $1 million purchase of the UConn campus in town due to likely hefty remediation costs.

Regents to consider plan for consolidating community colleges

CLARICE SILBER | CT MIRROR |

A controversial plan to consolidate Connecticut's 12 community colleges into a single accredited institution would shed nearly 190 people in top administrative positions by 2021.

MakerSpaceCT signs downtown lease at G. Fox Building

Matt Pilon |

A large, long-vacant space in downtown Hartford will soon be home to machine, wood, welding and robotics shops, a fledgling makerspace organization announced Tuesday.

Woodbridge businessman pledges $22.5M to support UConn entrepreneurship

Patricia Daddona |

Woodbridge businessman Peter J. Werth has pledged $22.5 million to the UConn Foundation, which will include establishing an Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Kruger to take helm as UConn board chair

Patricia Daddona |

Thomas E. Kruger of Greenwich will serve as the new UConn Board of Trustees chairman, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced.

UConn gets patent for security improvements to QR code technology

Patricia Daddona |

UConn and engineering professor Bahram Javidi say they have been issued a patent for a system that helps prevent the counterfeiting of QR codes.

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