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City of New Haven, Alexion, CJR to Offer UNH Students Co-op Jobs
Students in the program will not take classes while working in these paid positions funded by the host organizations but may live on campus and participate in UNH activities while they are working full time in the co-op program. The students also will be able to sign up for meal plans and receive financial aid.

Goodwin College Magnet School Boasts New River Research Vessel
The boat, acquired in a joint venture between the school and Goodwin College, which owns and operates the school, will enhance river studies by placing students on the water, giving them access to insects, fish, plants invasive species, sediment from the riverbed, and the ability to take water samples from multiple depths.

New president charting a fresh course at Mitchell College in New London
On the job for five months, Mitchell College President Janet Steinmayer has a clear vision of where the small, liberal arts school will be in a few years.

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Big bioscience plans start with small ideas
Through a doubling of its incubator space, UConn Health hopes to spur an ecosystem of businesses around it campus.

Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt 
At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was nearly $2,000 higher than the national average of $28,400, according to the report released Thursday by the Project on Student Debt at the Institute for College Access & Success.

Malloy’s emergency budget cuts fall on social services, education
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered nearly $48 million in emergency budget cuts Thursday, imposing the deepest cuts on social services, education and culture and tourism promotion.

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