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U. of Bridgeport grad student making name as an inventor

Stratford resident Reem AlAttas' Rumble Helmet won a pair of awards at a recent CTNext competition, while another invention has drawn interest from IBM.

Bridgeport takes green energy lead with thermal loop

Pending regulatory approval, the project -- designed to provide a more environmentally friendly and cost-effective energy source -- is expected to begin construction in the second quarter of 2018.

University of Bridgeport receives $2.3M donation for new Innovation Center

Philanthropists George and Carol Bauer are funding the new four-story, 8,600-square-foot center, which will house the university’s venture programs.

Student wins award for invention

Seem Alattas has invented an advanced bike helmet and, in so doing, won $12,000 at the CT Next Entrepreneur Innovator Competition.

A musical mix keeps Bridgeport’s community radio station WPKN spinning

WPKN began in 1963 as the campus radio station for the University of Bridgeport; the call letters stand for Purple Knights Network, a tribute to the school’s sports teams’ mascot.

Getting ready for the eclipse

Faculty and students on a Connecticut Space Grant Team at the University of Bridgeport (UB) have been working on a national project to study the eclipse.

Ibsen receives dental award

Olga A.C. Ibsen has received the 2017 Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award.

Students win home design contest

The University of Bridgeport announced that three teams of students majoring from the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design won nearly every award.

Retiring University of Bridgeport president leaves a more robust campus after...

In May, Neil Salonen announced that he was entering his final year on the job at the University of Bridgeport, leaving in 2018.

Educators work to steer more females to STEM careers

Sacred Heart University is addressing both the educational question and the role model question through a $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant to expand its STEM education curriculum.

Malloy takes victory lap in Bridgeport Regional Business Council speech

The governor said that Connecticut’s long-term financial obligations to state employees remain a key problem, with 82 cents of every dollar the state collects going to pensions.

University of Bridgeport president to retire in 2018

During Neil Salonen's stewardship, UB’s enrollment climbed to its current 30-year high of nearly 5,700 students while its revenue more than tripled.

Naturopaths seek a more even practice field in Connecticut

In her role as dean of the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine, Marcia Prenguber has witnessed a growing trend. Although her school...

Big changes underway at Bridgeport Regional Business Council

After about five months on the job, the former ConnectiCare and Bridgeport Bluefish honcho is diligently working to up the BRBC's profile.

Is the IRS targeting small businesses for audits?

Some experts argue cash intensive businesses are being singled out for special attention.