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Susan Omilian, an attorney and writer, led a workshop at the University on recognizing and dealing with the signs of dating violence on Thursday, Feb. 24, that was covered by Fox CT. Omilian speaks on dating violence on college campuses across the country, working to improve campus prevention and intervention programs and providing the critical “next step” for women who wish to break permanently out of the cycle of violence and reclaim their lives. This event, presented by the University’s Office of Alumni Relations, was offered in memory of Tiana Notice ’07, whose ex-boyfriend is accused of killing her on February 14, 2009. Click here to see the Fox CT story.
The University’s 54th Birthday Party was highlighted in NBC Connecticut’s 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. news broadcasts on Sunday, Feb. 20. David Isgur, University director of media relations, was interviewed about the celebration, which featured student vocal and dance performances, and about people’s feelings towards the University as it begins its 55th year as a “Private institution with a public purpose.” Click here to see the story.
Richard Freund, professor and director of the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, is scheduled to be interviewed on WTIC Radio’s (1080 AM) “Face Connecticut” show on Sunday morning, Feb. 27, in advance of the March 13 broadcast of a National Geographic Channel documentary about his team of archeologists and scientists and their efforts to find the lost city of Atlantis. The story is also scheduled to be the cover story in the March 11 edition of the Connecticut Jewish Ledger.
Shane Ciccarelli, associate director of admission and student financial aid, will be a guest on the Fox CT morning show on Tuesday, March 1. In a segment scheduled to air shortly after 8 a.m., Ciccarelli will offer tips on narrowing down a choice of colleges and choosing the right one. Ciccarelli will participate in a webcast on www.ctnow.com, immediately following his live interview, which is part of Fox CT’s “College Prep Week.'”
The work of Michael Anderson, associate professor of computer science in the University’s College of Arts and Sciences, and his wife, Susan, a professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, has been featured in a number of media publications around the world due to their unique research into robot ethics. The most recent posting was the HarmonyIndia magazine for an organization called The Harmony for Silvers Foundation, a non-government organization working to enhance the quality of life of the elderly in India. Click here to see the story.
Claudia Oakes, an occupational therapist on the faculty in the Health Science Department in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in an interview on Fox CT on Saturday, Feb. 19. Oakes talked about strategies that older adults can use to “age in place” or remain in their homes despite normal changes that happen as a part of the aging process. Oakes was interviewed after delivering a “Safe at Home” presentation for community-dwelling older adults who live in Hartford.