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The Hartford, Junior Achievement offer online startup program for teens

Patricia Daddona |

Property and casualty insurer The Hartford is teaming up with Junior Achievement USA to launch an online program the helps teens build a business plan based on ideas they have for a startup.

UConn chooses Ga. educator as next provost

Patricia Daddona |

UConn has named Craig H. Kennedy, dean of the College of Education at the University of Georgia, as its next provost.

Hiring people with disabilities can help fill jobs gap

Kris Foss |

Nearly 40 percent of employers are having challenges hiring qualified employees, while at the same time one in five people in the United States have some type of disability and are facing challenges...

Bus ridership linking UConn's Storrs campus to Hartford's grows

Patricia Daddona |

Ridership for the expanded CTtransit bus route linking UConn's Storrs and downtown Hartford campuses and UConn Health in Farmington has surged to more than 32,000 passenger trips since its launched...

Moody's: CT budget 'adds to challenges' for UConn

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's new $41.3 billion budget will be “credit negative” for UConn even though it is “credit positive” for the state as a whole, according to Moody's Investors Service.

Kim wants to raise profile of N. Britain art museum

John Stearns |

Min Jung Kim, director and CEO of the New Britain Museum of American Art, often hears people refer to the institution as a hidden gem.

UConn, URI and EB set up undersea technology institute

Patricia Daddona |

UConn announced Tuesday it is collaborating with the University of Rhode Island and General Dynamics Electric Boat to research and develop undersea technologies through a new national institute.

UConn settles EPA claim involving PCB disposal

Patricia Daddona |

UConn has agreed to pay a $28,125 federal penalty for improperly shipping contaminated waste to a disposal site.

UConn names three finalists for top provost post

Patricia Daddona |

UConn is considering three finalists to fill its vacant provost position, the top academic post at the university and second in command to President Susan Herbst.

Hartford teen center gets makeover

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford's Keystone Teen Center at the Asylum Hill Boys & Girls Club got a makeover and a $28,000 gift from Atlanta leasing company Aaron's Inc., the company said Tuesday.

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