by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 18, 2019 4:40 pm | Comments (1)
Mary Kaye Holmes finally got to Quinnipiac University Monday, but not as a law school student as she had once hoped.
She came as a guest speaker to tell how she went from incarceration to New York Law School — and how Connecticut can help others “second chancers” as it weighs the next steps in criminal justice reform.
Continue reading ‘She Sought The Law — & She Won’
by Christopher Peak | Mar 15, 2019 7:36 am | Comments (3)
While proposals that would nudge small school districts toward regionalization might have attracted the most attention at the Legislative Office Building this year, a slew of lesser-known education bills could change the way kids learn, from preschool all the way through college.
Continue reading ‘School Discipline, Racial Diversity Targeted’
by Allan Appel | Mar 14, 2019 7:42 am | Comments (3)
Air conditioning for dorms in August. Tastier cafeteria food. Serving alcohol on campus to keep the kids from chasing the brewskies in town.
Those ideas surfaced during a testy back-and-forth over town-gown relations in Hamden.
Continue reading ‘Planners To QU: Keep Students On Campus’
by Staff | Mar 12, 2019 6:13 pm | Comments (18)
Yale President Peter Salovey Tuesday called it “an affront to our university’s deeply held values” that a former soccer coach allegedly participated in a nationwide scheme to help rich kids cheat their way into Yale and other elite schools.
Continue reading ‘Salovey: “Profoundly Dismayed, Disturbed”’
by Christopher Peak | Feb 22, 2019 8:58 am | Comments (30)
For three years after graduating from Wilbur Cross, Carlos Hernandez has been trying to get a service job at Yale until he can afford to go back to school to study radiology. Though he has cooked in kitchens and cleaned in hospitals, Yale has rejected his applications.
Continue reading ‘Yale Slammed On Local Hiring Promise’
by Sam Gurwitt | Feb 8, 2019 4:59 pm
Quinnipiac’s athletes will soon have a functioning synthetic turf field again, even with the winter freezes that have frequently turned the existing one into a sheet of ice.
Continue reading ‘Quinnipiac Turf Gets Green Light, With Conditions’
by Allan Appel | Feb 1, 2019 5:29 pm | Comments (3)
Who would be more inspirational to invite to your middle school college prep rally: A university’s president? Or its mascot?
Continue reading ‘Snowball & Promise Celebrate A Decade’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 1, 2019 8:31 am | Comments (5)
The Yale Divinity School has decided not to purchase a single-family home near its Prospect Hill campus, citing neighbor concerns about taking $20,000-plus off the city’s annual property tax rolls.
Continue reading ‘Div School Drops Plan To Buy East Rock Home’
by Staff | Jan 29, 2019 8:54 am
A former U.S. attorney who put gangbangers and opioid dealers behind bars is now looking to help Yale get to the bottom of an alleged sexual harassment by a former professor.
Continue reading ‘Deirdre Daly Tapped For Yale Sex Misconduct Probe’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 24, 2019 5:17 pm | Comments (9)
The quest to develop the supercomputers of the future is now taking place in part at the corner of Winchester and Munson, where a Yale-connected tech start-up formally has launched a new lab.
Continue reading ‘New Haven Takes A Quantum Leap’