Ben Prawdzik
Dartmouth president nominated for World Bank

President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to become the new head of the World Bank. “The leader of the […]

Higher One’s new headquarters open for business

For its first 100 years, the Winchester Repeating Arms factory was known for producing an assortment of deadly firearms. Gov. Dannel Malloy, Mayor John DeStefano […]

State boasts jobs growth

Connecticut private sector employers added 7,700 jobs during January 2012, and the unemployment rate for the state fell to 8.0 percent, according to the Connecticut […]

School of Medicine grad wins big settlement

A Sacramento jury awarded a Yale School of Medicine graduate $168 million in damages last week in a lawsuit over 18 complaints of harassment and […]

Malloy challenges Secure Communities

As of Thursday afternoon, no Connecticut immigrants had been detained through Secure Communities, a federal deportation program that was implemented statewide on Feb. 22. Still, […]

Yale-New Haven to expand patient care

With patient intake levels pushing maximum capacity, Yale-New Haven Hospital — Connecticut’s largest medical facility — is attempting a twofold approach: increasing the number of […]

Supreme Court to rule on race in college admissions

In its 2003 case Grutter v. Bollinger, the United States Supreme Court ruled that colleges and universities could consider race and ethnicity in their admissions […]

Malloy seeks cuts to scholarships

Connecticut students who attend some of the state’s top colleges, including Yale, may lose access to state-funded scholarships as part of the budget cuts Gov. […]

Malloy looks to cut scholarship funding

Local students attending some of Connecticut’s top colleges, including Yale, may lose access to state scholarship funding as part a proposal from Gov. Dannel Malloy. […]

New Haven Promise kicking into gear

Since it was unveiled 15 months ago, the New Haven Promise program has begun to pay for New Haven students’ higher education. Announced in November […]

Implications of ICE suit still unclear

While immigrants’ rights advocates lauded Monday’s settlement between the U.S. government and 11 New Haven men arrested in a 2007 raid by federal immigration agents, […]