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Avinoam Patt, the Philip D. Feltman Professor of Modern Jewish History at the University and assistant director of the Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, was interviewed by WTIC Radio and his comments were part of the station’s news broadcasts on Sunday, April 3. Patt was discussing the After the Trauma: Holocaust Survivors and Laotian Refugees Confront the Past panel discussion and photography exhibition that the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies presented.
John Ogilvie, associate professor of management in the Barney School of Business, offered negotiating tips for ways that consumers could get better deals with cable companies and other service vendors for a story that appeared in the “It’s Your Money” blog on Time.com on Wednesday, March 30. Click here to read the article.
The image on the cover of the Sunday, April 3, issue of iTowns in the Hartford Courant was of Gabrielle Collins who is shown in a graceful stretch. Collins is a dance student at The Hartt School, a performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford. To see the photo, click here.
In addition, the entire “On Campus” section of the Sunday, April 3, print edition of the Hartford Courant’s iTowns was devoted to University of Hartford stories. The section cited the student Habitat for Humanity chapter, which spent their spring break volunteering in Aldosta, Ga. And which won a $7,500 grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation, and the Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, which presented its annual Holocaust Educator Awards to six middle school and high school teachers from across the state.
The front page of the “CT Now” section of March 31 issue of the Hartford Courant featured a photograph of first-year student Erin Adams painting an umbrella as part of the “Umbrellas for Peace” project that the University’s Women for Change is undertaking. In addition, West Hartford Patch.com featured a gallery of photographs from the event. Click here to view the photos.
Bill Thomson, an associate professor of illustration in the Hartford Art School, was featured in two photographs in the Tuesday, March 29, issue of the Journal Inquirer. Thomson was shown demonstrating his illustration style to a group of youngsters at the South Windsor Public Library and then reading to them from his book, Soccer Hour.
Elizabeth Miller of Winsted, a sophomore student at the University, was photographed in Hartford’s Elizabeth Park by photographer Stephen Dunn as she was getting in some pitching practice prior to taking part in an intramural softball game on Wednesday, April 6. The photograph appeared in the “CTNow” section of the Courant on Thursday, April 7.