by Allan Appel | Oct 19, 2016 4:15 pm
Devonte Fletcher, who plays the trumpet and is the band’s drum major, wants to be a music/ band teacher—preferably right back at Hillhouse High School in the years to come.
Flutist Iyonna Pottinger is equally passionate about majoring in music education, but wonders whether she should apply at an historically black college or to an in-state school where tuition is less.
Continue reading ‘Young Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your ... Applications’
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 19, 2016 8:02 am | Comments (2)
Should Yale University change the name of Calhoun College?
Adding his voice to a debate that has been raging for over a year, Yale professor and film historian Charlie Musser, director of the five-DVD box set Pioneers of African American Cinema and author of the new Politicking and Emergent Media: US Presidential Elections of the 1890s, says yes. He came on WNHH radio’s “The Tom Ficklin Show” to discuss why.
Below is a selection of the interview.
Continue reading ‘Why #ChangeTheName’
by Jacqueline Rabe Thomas | Oct 13, 2016 12:26 pm
Officials of the state’s community colleges have backed off plans to seek a steep tuition and fee hike for thousands of students starting next semester – and instead plan to study the idea.
Continue reading ‘Community College Tuition Hike Nixed’
by Staff | Sep 25, 2016 9:38 am
Gateway Community College, which is inducting five more local people into its Hall of Fame this coming Thursday, issued the following release:
Continue reading ‘Gateway To Induct 4’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 22, 2016 8:32 am | Comments (3)
Yale University can proceed with the construction of a new $120 million square-foot science building.
Continue reading ‘Rev Up The Gibbs Bulldozers’
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 15, 2016 8:42 am | Comments (33)
Hartford — Columbia’s graduate student teachers may be “employees,” but their counterparts at Yale aren’t.
So argued Yale lawyers in a windowless hearing room here as the fate of a 26-year-old drive for a union election headed to a legal climax.
Continue reading ‘Yale, Local 33 Spar At The NLRB’
by Keith M. Phaneuf & Jacqueline Rabe Thomas | Sep 14, 2016 12:26 pm | Comments (1)
The University of Connecticut improperly redirected nearly $50 million in state funds earmarked for deferred maintenance to instead expand and upgrade various facilities, the state auditors reported.
Continue reading ‘Auditors: UConn Misused Millions’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 14, 2016 8:27 am | Comments (5)
The Board of Zoning appeals gave Yale University the green light on variances it needs to execute plans for a new $150 million student center and performance center named after an Old Blue hedge funder.
Continue reading ‘Moat Vote’
by Paul Bass | Sep 7, 2016 8:20 am | Comments (23)
New Haven lawmakers made quick work Tuesday night of giving Yale University the go-ahead to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on construction projects.
Continue reading ‘Hardball Worked’
by Paul Bass | Aug 29, 2016 5:40 pm | Comments (19)
While preparing to lead a class on democracy in India this semester, Hari Ramesh took time out to join his fellow graduate students Monday in seeking to bring democracy to New Haven.
Continue reading ‘Grad Students File For Union Recognition’