CT Nonprofits Ponder Impact of Proposed United Technologies Merger, Corporate Relocation

CT Nonprofits Ponder Impact of Proposed United Technologies Merger, Corporate Relocation

One of the many questions surrounding the pending merger between United Technologies and Massachusetts-headquartered Raytheon is what happens next year?  Will the merged company, Raytheon Technologies, continue to support nonprofit organizations in Connecticut to the extent that UTC has, in many instances, for decades. Among those wondering is Special Olympics.

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UConn Earns Defense Industry Dollars, Research Designation

UConn Earns Defense Industry Dollars, Research Designation

Connecticut’s economic dependence on the defense industry is evident not only across the industry, but at the state’s flagship university. In recent months, the University of Connecticut has been re-designated as a National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research and landed a four-year, $5.4 million contract with the Air Force

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Science and Engineering Take Center Stage in Connecticut Among Young and Older

Science and Engineering Take Center Stage in Connecticut Among Young and Older

It will be an evening honoring achievement among the young and the experienced when the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering gathers for its 44th Annual Meeting & Dinner on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Leading the honors will be Professor Pasko Rakic, the Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Neurology at Yale School of Medicine

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State’s Commercial Fishing Industry Wary of Push Toward Wind Turbines in Coastal Waters

State’s Commercial Fishing Industry Wary of Push Toward Wind Turbines in Coastal Waters

Commercial fishing, a mainstay of Connecticut commerce, is raising a cautionary voice – even as the state is doubling down on the potential benefits of wind power off the state’s shoreline, aimed at increasing energy efficiency and economic development. Don’t grow one renewable resource at the cost of another, they stress, as the legislature ponders action.

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