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Tom Filburn, an associate professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, had an opinion piece published in the “Commentary” section of the Hartford Courant on Sunday, March 27. He was writing about the issue of the spent fuel rods, which is part of the problem facing the Fukashima nuclear power plant in Japan. Click here to read the article.
Srikrishna Ayyangar, an assistant professor of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences, had an opinion article published in the “Commentary” section of the Hartford Courant on Sunday, March 27, that looked at the conflict in Libya from a unique perspective. Ayyangar was a boy in Tripoli during the 1986 U.S. bombing. To read his article, click here.
Gilles Giuntini, an associate professor who heads the sculpture department at the Hartford Art School, was quoted in an article on “What Students Should Look for in a Sculpture Program” in the “Chronicle Review” section of Monday, March 21, issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Click here to read the article.
Eleta Jones, associate director of the Center for Professional Development, was featured in an Associated Press story on the financial challenges facing soon-to-be college graduates that was picked up by The Republic of Columbus, Indiana, on Monday, March 28. Jones talked about the ways of improving one’s chances of landing that first job. Click here to read the story.
Bill Cianci, executive director of the Construction Institute at the University, was quoted in a story in the March 28 issue of the Hartford Business Journal about a newly instituted reverse auction system (which calls for businesses to openly bid against each other electronically during an allotted time frame) for state and municipal contracts. Click here to read the story.
Bill Thomson, assistant professor of illustration in the Hartford Art School, and his book Chalk were featured on the "Kid Lit Frenzy" blog. Included are a video interview with Thomson about the process he goes through to create the illustrations for his books. See the interview here.
In a story in the March 27 edition of the Durham Patch about how a group of foster and adopted teenagers were enjoying a fairytale day of prom preparation, it was noted that “Many of the fairy godmothers were student volunteers from the University of Hartford. ‘Prince Charmings’ from the university were also on hand to escort the young women throughout the day.” To read the full story, click here