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  • Childhood Icons, the '70s, Environmental Devastation and More on View in Art Around Connecticut This Fall

    Childhood Icons, the '70s, Environmental Devastation and More on View in Art Around Connecticut This Fall
    In a collaborative comic strip created with Art Spiegelman for The New Yorker, Connecticut's own Maurice Sendak once remarked, "Childhood is deep and rich. It's vital, mysterious, and profound. I remember my own childhood vividly…I knew terrible...
  • Shane Salerno's decade-long obsession with J.D. Salinger

    Shane Salerno's decade-long obsession with J.D. Salinger
    When Shane Salerno turned 40 last year, he decided it was finally time to let his obsession go. The screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with Michael Bay ("Armageddon") and Oliver Stone ("Savages"), had toiled for close to a decade trying...
  • UCF grad's idea could rev up consumer batteries

    UCF grad's idea could rev up consumer batteries
    Brandon Lojewski's mad-scientist routine began quietly in a college engineering lab in Orlando. Four years later, the 25-year-old's project at UCF has morphed into a high-tech-startup business that could play a key role in revving up battery power in...
  • Obama encourages economic diversity in higher education

    Obama encourages economic diversity in higher education
    More than 100 colleges and universities, including several in California, promised Thursday to try to attract more low-income students by strengthening relationships with high schools and community colleges, increasing access to advisors and offering more...
  • Nan Cibula-Jenkins, costume designer

     Nan Cibula-Jenkins, costume designer
    Sitting next to a stranger changed Nan Cibula-Jenkins' life. In the mid-1970s, Cibula-Jenkins, who was working at a New York City museum after earning her undergraduate art degree, started talking to the woman in the chair next to hers at a salon. The...
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    Thumbs up to the University of Connecticut, the greenest school in the nation. The Sierra Club recognized UConn as the No. 1 "Coolest School" for offering hundreds of sustainability-related classes, slashing water use, retrofitting buildings and serving...
  • Pet news briefs: Dog attack stats ranked by city

    The U.S. Postal Service has released dog attack rankings for 2012 by city. Last year, nearly 5,900 letter carriers were attacked by dogs. Overall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were thought to be about 4.7 million...
  • Everybody's a curator

    Everybody's a curator
    You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so. Therefore you curate movies. You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music. I don't have a...
  • Connecticut Faith Leaders Gather to Discuss Global Warming and the Environment

    Connecticut Faith Leaders Gather to Discuss Global Warming and the Environment
    Over the years, the Rev. Thomas Carr has heard a laundry list of reasons why Connecticut's clergy often shy away from the issue of climate change. "They are too busy. The issue is too controversial. They can't bring it up because it's become so...
  • Daylight-saving time casts the Lehigh Valley into darkness at the wrong time

    Daylight-saving time casts the Lehigh Valley into darkness at the wrong time
    They have this "spring ahead, fall back" business completely backward. Do you know what time the sun sets for the Lehigh Valley this evening? By golly, it's not even evening, unless you are from the South, where they have the demented idea that...
  • Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band Performs at Yale's Morse Recital Hall

    Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band Performs at Yale's Morse Recital Hall
    Yale School of Music continues its streak of big name performances this week with a concert featuring legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes. Haynes' career has spanned more than six decades (he turned 88 this year!), and seen him play with greats like...
  • Do we make poorer decisions as we age?

    Do we  make poorer decisions as we age?
    When it comes to making boneheaded choices, teenagers usually win society's award for overall poor decision-making. Yet a study published recently in the journal PNAS suggests that our ability to make wise choices changes over time, and actually...