If supporting a cause – whether with time, energy or resources – is on your to-do list, November is a great month to start if you’d like to focus on health and wellness efforts.
November is American Diabetes Month (American Diabetes Association), Diabetic Eye Disease Month (Prevent Blindness America), National Alzheimer’s Disease […]
A massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. Even as MOOCs continue to accelerate in popularity – enrollment in all online courses is reportedly up 29 percent since […]
The conclusions and the statistics, in a study presented to the American Academy of Pediatrics were stark and sobering:
Hospitalizations and in-hospital deaths for children with gun shot wounds are increasing in the U.S. Currently, over 7,500 children are annually hospitalized for gun shot wounds, including over 500 in-hospital deaths. While recent […]
November is shaping up to be another busy month for Bike Walk CT, a member-supported non-profit organization making cycling and walking safe, feasible and attractive for a healthier, cleaner Connecticut.
Bike Walk CT is once again offering the League of American Bicyclist-designed Traffic Skills 101 program, a day long course to give cyclists […]
Stamford ranks first in the nation in the percentage of workers with a college degree, according to a book that features an analysis of the influences of geography on jobs, highlighting tremendous disparities that exist in cities across the country and citing innovation as a key jobs driver.
“The sheer size of […]
The Connecticut-headquartered SUBWAY® restaurant chain, which has been providing franchising opportunities to entrepreneurs since 1965 and is approaching its 48th year in business, has opened its 40,000th location at an Apple Green petrol station in Ipswich, England.
The opening reflects the consistent growth of the Subway brand, which has opened nearly […]
On back-to-back nights, an indie/roots rock band and a singer/songwriter, each gaining increasing notoriety, performed just a stone’s throw from the West Hartford – Hartford town line.
Bronze Radio Return, a six member band that was formed when the musicians were students at the University of Hartford only a handful of years […]
Connecticut would be foolish not to take greater advantage of the fact that nearly one-third of the state is within the financial orbit of New York City as it looks to rebuild its economic strength – while not overlooking the potential for entrepreneurial activity across the state.
Those were among the lead […]
The parents of Ana Marquez-Greene, one of the students whose life was tragically ended at Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly a year ago, have announced plans to convene “Love Wins,” a day-long conference for those concerned with mental health and community well-being to help build connections that prevent and cope with trauma.
TED came to Springfield, Massachusetts this month with a decidedly Connecticut flavor, as a quarter of the featured speakers offering “ideas worth spreading,” hailed from the “still revolutionary” state.
Of the 16 “TED talks” on the agenda during a day-long program sponsored by and held at the headquarters of Mass Mutual, four […]
Once a radio fan, always a radio fan. That is perhaps the best explanation for the planned purchase of Greenwich radio station WGCH by the Connecticut-based Forte Family Broadcasting, Inc., pending approval from the Federal Communications Commission.
The buyer is Rocco L. Forte of Sarasota, Fla. and Lyme, Connecticut. Forte is the […]
The 16 institutions of higher education in Connecticut that are members of the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges are playing a pivotal role in producing graduates with expertise in precisely the industry clusters that Connecticut businesses view as the fields most likely to propel economic growth in the state.
Hundreds of people who from across the spectrum of Connecticut’s innovation ecosystem — from C-level executives to emerging entrepreneurs, investors to entrepreneurial support organizations, service providers to students, will gather to share ideas and promote and celebrate innovation at the Connecticut Innovation Summit, convening for the seventh year on November 7.
Dubbed the “Boat Building,” it is the world’s first two-sided building and in 2013 celebrates its 50th anniversary. The headquarters of The Phoenix, located in downtown Hartford at One American Row, was an architectural original, and half a century later, continues to stand out amongst newcomers to the Hartford skyline.
Completed in […]