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Low Birth Rate Hurting Connecticut Population Growth

Dec 11, 2017

According to the Connecticut State Data Center at UConn, Connecticut’s population growth is slowing compared to other states in the region.

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University of Connecticut’s President Susan Herbst sent an email to the university community on Monday saying that the university will start new guidelines for having speakers on campus. In the future, the school will vet guests and the people accompanying them before they’re allowed to speak on campus.

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Researchers mapping the seafloor of Long Island Sound recently got a new tool to help them. It’s a retrofitted boat that operates out of University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus. It’s called the Research Vessel (R/V) Connecticut, and it has room for more researchers to collect more data.

A conservative commentator who was arrested at the University of Connecticut and charged with breach of peace following an altercation blamed some UConn students for being "violent and disruptive."

Lucian Wintrich's Tuesday night speech titled "It's OK To Be White" was repeatedly interrupted by people in the audience booing and chanting before coming to an abrupt end when a woman appeared to take paperwork off the lectern he was using and then began to leave.

New England Researchers Race To Turn Seaweed Into Biofuel

Nov 21, 2017
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For the last 10 years, scientists all over the world have been racing to figure out how to convert massive quantities of seaweed into biofuel. UConn Professor Charles Yarish is one of them. He’s spent his career studying seaweed, and he just got news that the federal government is going to fund one of his dream projects.

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