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University of Bridgeport professor finds new applications for wireless technology

University of Bridgeport's Khaled Elleithy was recently named a fellow in the African Academy of Science for his work in wireless technology.

Entrepreneurs Institute at NCC seeks to embolden more with the startup...

"By the time you graduate, you are in a position to launch a business – a practical, fundable, presentable business," said instructor Stephen Mersereau.

Bridgeport’s Beardsley Zoo saves rare species while seeking increased attendance

The 22-acre zoo has seen successful captivity breeding of rare animals, but it struggles with tight finances and the need to build gate traffic.

Former Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch starts new journey as Discovery Museum...

Former Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is off on a new adventure, this time as executive director of the Discovery Museum.

Connecticut unveils ‘Change the Script’ campaign against opioid crisis

The new initiative will present educational materials focusing on opioid abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery strategies.

Greenwich Hospital trains its own nurses to fill operating room shortage

The 12-month Perioperative Nurse Residency Program graduated its first cohort of five nurses, and a second cohort is being planned.

First Selectman Mike Tetreau looks to build Fairfield’s commercial base

“It is difficult to plan a town budget when you are seeing the state budget planned one year at a time based on whatever plan they can duct-tape together and get agreement from whatever the sources are,” Tetreau said.

Collaboration guides researchers at University of Bridgeport biomedical center

"We are about 4,000 square feet, and sometimes it is so crowded," said Ruba Deeb, director of biomedical research development.

SHU names Michael P. Alfono dean of the College of Education

Alfano was previously dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain.

Latino Scholarship Fund seeks to expand its mission

“Our goal more recently is to have a higher monetary amount per scholarship and have a longer impact,” said Abigail Kopp, fund president.

Ex-Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch named executive director of Discovery Museum

In addition to his new job, Finch will maintain his duties as a climate fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government in Albany, New York.

Holistic health coach promotes ‘the big picture’ on Danbury campus

“I don’t like the term ‘holistic’ because people think of us as old hippies," said Christel Autuori, director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies.

Omnikal to offer STEM scholarship program for African-American males

Omnikal has teamed with Norwalk Community College to create a scholarship program to encourage African American males to pursue studies in the STEM field.

Workplace training sessions focus on LGBTQ community

Triangle Community Center offers training that includes an overview of the LGBTQ experience, as well as shifting views of gender identification.

Sacred Heart University creates John Moriarty Institute in Ireland

Based in Dingle, Ireland, the new institute is named for the writer who focused on mankind’s connection to creation and the environment.