Recognizing Outstanding UConn Faculty

March 28, 2016

I was happy to join the University of Connecticut Chapter of the American Association of University Professors today to help present their 2016 Excellence Awards. The Excellence Awards are given to faculty who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to teaching and scholarship.

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Students Testify in Support of Affirmative Consent Bill

March 2, 2016

Yesterday, State Senator Mae Flexer and I welcomed overwhelming student and other support for this year’s Affirmative Consent bill during its public hearing before the Higher Education Committee.

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Photo credit: Chion Wolf at WNPR

WNPR Guest

January 15, 2016

I was invited to take part in a conversation on WNPR's Where We Live on affirmative consent.

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Protecting Mountain Dairy Farms

November 25, 2015

Mountain Dairy Farms, which has been run by ten generations of the Stearns family, conveyed the farm’s development rights to the state. More than 82 acres of the 243-year-old farm will be permanently protected and will be forever available for agricultural production under the state’s Farmland Preservation Program.

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