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Richard Freund, director of the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, was interviewed by Panet, the Arabic language news website, about the Center’s donation to town officials in Nazareth of 100 copies of a book of essays on Nazareth by Western visitors to the Holy Land that another Center faculty member Hazza Abu Rabia edited and translated. To see the article and photos from the donation event, click here. A story on the donation was also featured in the West Hartford News and on WTIC Radio.
Ladimer Nagurney, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, was the co-author of an opinion article, titled "Viewpoint: Passage of American Medical Isotope Production Act of 2011 will help ensure U.S. nuclear medicine supply chain," that was published in the Sunday, July 10, edition of the Springfield (MA) Sunday Republican. To read the article, click here
John Natale, head coach of the Hartford Hawks women’s soccer team, was highlighted in a front-page article in the Saturday, July 16, issue of the Hartford Courant for his work as an advance scout for the U.S. national team during the Women’s World Cup. Click here to read about how he was taking advantage of this opportunity.
Matt Smith, a senior-to-be at the University and a member of the Hartford Hawks men’s golf team, won the 85th Norwich Invitational on Sunday, July 17, in his first year playing in the championship. Smith, who was named an All-New England Division I golfer this spring, carried over his impressive play with the Hawks into the summer season, shooting a 10-under-par 62 to set the course record at his home course (Quinnatisset Country Club in Thompson), placing second at the Connecticut Amateur championship, and winning the recent Willimantic Open. His achievement was noted in the Norwich Bulletin and in The Day of New London.
Mark Zampino, an adjunct faculty member of the School of Communication in University’s College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 18 Hartford Business Journal story about the increase in students studying to become certified public accountants (CPAs). Zampino, who is public affairs director for the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Certified Public Accountants, talked about the increasing quality of the students entering the accounting field. Click here to read the story.
Peter Albano, a University graduate who is working as an artist and digital photographer, joined with fellow artist Joe McCarthy to document their explorations of the portion of the Park River that flows underneath the City of Hartford. They created a short documentary called "Buried Alive," which was recently shown at Real Art Ways Cinema in Hartford and at The Buttonwood Tree in Simsbury. To read about their work, and see photos and videos, click here to see the Simsbury Patch posting on July 11.