Quinnipiac University receives $25,000 grant as part of course medical student developed to help colleagues improve care for patients with disabilities

The four-week course enables Netter students to engage with individuals of various age groups and disability types in community-based settings, increasing their knowledge, skills and comfort in caring for individuals with IDD.

The Cicarella family.

Paul Cicarella, Jr. Announces Candidacy for State Senate – 34 District

Paul Cicarella, Jr. announced his candidacy, as he seeks the Republican nomination for the 34th State Senate seat in the Connecticut General Assembly.

Amazon's North Haven, CT Fulfillment Center

Amazon has hired more than 1,600 new employees in Connecticut to meet surge in demand, and plans to create more than 1,400 additional new jobs across the state

The 1,600 new employees in Connecticut join more than 4,000 full-time employees already working in Amazon facilities across the state.

Jennifer Hansen, a second-year medical student at Quinnipiac University, sews a homemade mask as part of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine's initiative to craft masks for clinicians and staff on the front lines across Connecticut.

Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine makes face masks for Connecticut healthcare workers

Although there is no estimate of how many masks may be produced, Jenusaitis said he would not be surprised if they end up making and sending thousands.

Quinnipiac University donates medical supplies and food to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic

In addition, the university is working with the Town of Hamden to make 50 university-owned apartments available to first responders in need of living space as they self-isolate away from home.

Quinnipiac University economics professor available to discuss record rise in unemployment claims

Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus.

Dave Yaccarino

Rep. Yaccarino In Favor of Price Caps on Insulin

If passed, Connecticut will be one of the first states nationwide to regulate the cost of insulin.

State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) read The Butter Battle Book to students at Montowese School to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss as part of National Read Across America Day.

Rep. Yaccarino Honors Seuss During Read Across America Day

Sponsored by the National Education Association, the annual event is meant to foster a love of reading in children.

Tania Grgurich, clinical associate professor of diagnostic imaging at Quinnipiac University, second from the left, works with students to learn more about human skeletal remains that were found recently during a home renovation project in Ridgefield. The remains, which were examined at Quinnipiac University in January, are believed to be from a Revolutionary War soldier. Photo by John Hassett/Quinnipiac University.

Connecticut archaeologist to provide update on analysis of possible Revolutionary War skeletons March 2 at Quinnipiac University

Bellantoni will discuss the history of the battle, the excavation process and the results of the early stages of the X-ray analysis of the bones, which were first discovered last December during a home renovation project in Ridgefield.

Yaccarino Promotes Awareness of Rare Diseases

Throughout his tenure in the legislature, Yaccarino has championed on behalf of those impacted by rare diseases, more than 60 percent of whom are children.

Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter School of Medicine to host its annual Rare Disease Day symposium on Feb. 28

Rare Disease Day is a global event that serves to raise awareness of over 7,000 identified rare diseases.

James Greiner, professor of public law and faculty director of the Access to Justice Lab at Harvard Law School, and Dalié Jiménez, professor of law at the University of California Irvine School of Law. Contributed photos.

Two experts to discuss the legal issues facing low and moderate-income individuals Feb. 28 at Quinnipiac University School of Law

The program, hosted by the Center on Dispute Resolution, is free and open to the public.

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