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Richard Freund, director of the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, continues to gain worldwide attention for the work he and a team of archaeologists and scientists have done in exploring a marshland in southern Spain that could be the site of the ancient city of Atlantis. Freund’s work was highlighted on the front page of The Jerusalem Post on March 20, in Newsweek magazine on March 20, in the Christian Science Monitor on March 16, on UPI.com in its “Science News” column on March 15, and in Fox News Latino on March 15. Freund was also featured on New England Cable News (click here to watch) and on Fox News (click here to watch), both on March 15. In addition, the Finding Atlantis documentary will be premiering on the Discovery Channel in Canada on March 27 at 8 p.m.
Tom Filburn, associate professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, did in-studio interviews on NBC Connecticut’s 5:30 p.m. newscast on March 15 and on the Fox CT Morning Show at 7:30 a.m. on March 17, to discuss the crisis at the damaged Fukashima nuclear power plant in Japan. Click here to watch the NBC Connecticut interview and here to watch the Fox CT interview.
Hartford Courant columnist Tom Condon, who moderated a March 8 panel discussion on reinvigorating urban economies that was presented by the University’s Barney School of Business and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy of Cambridge, wrote about the discussion in the “Place” section of the Sunday Hartford Courant “Commentary” section of the March 20 issue of the newspaper. Click here to read the article.
Hartford Art School student Brittny Badger had an article and a slideshow of her photography thesis project featured on the Wired.co.uk website. Her “Junk Drawer” project consisted of taking apart 12 different household kitchen appliances, from a popcorn popper to a blender to a can opener, and then arranging and photographing the inner workings of these items. To read the article and view the slideshow, click here