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John Carson, vice president of University relations, was quoted in a Hartford Courant article on Tuesday, Sept. 6, about the potential sale of the University’s Asylum Avenue campus to the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC). Click here to read the article. He was also quoted in a similar story on My West Hartford Life.com.
The flash flooding that impact the University on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 8 and 9, received a significant amount of media coverage, including this story along with a video and photos in the Hartford Courant, this story and video on WFSB-TV, this story and video on NBC Connecticut, and this video on WTNH News Channel 8. In addition, footage from the flooding appeared on stories on television news broadcasts across the country and was also featured on MSNBC and The Weather Channel.
The move-in process for new students, combined with the impact of Hurricane Irene, brought a number of television cameras to the University campus. Eyewitness News WFSB-TV broadcast live from the campus during its Saturday morning newscast on Aug. 27, and NBC Connecticut did news features from the campus for its Friday evening newscast on Aug. 26 and for its noon newscast on Saturday, Aug. 27. News 8 WTNH-TV also featured footage of flooded parking lots on campus on Sunday, Aug. 28. In addition, the Hartford Courant also featured stories on the impact the storm had on the University’s move-in schedule and the start of classes. Click here to read their coverage.
Eleta Jones, associate director of the Center for Professional Development at the University, was quoted in a Sunday, Sept. 4, story in the Connecticut Post about future employment trends in the travel planning industry. Click here to read the story.
Lynne Kelly, professor and director of the School of Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences, had her research on the impact of cellphones on communication within a relationship cited in column in the Hartford Courant on Sunday, Aug. 28. Larry Cohen, an instructor at the University, co-writes the “Irreconcilable Differences” column with Gina Barreca. Click here to read the column.
Michael Anderson, associate professor of computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences, and his wife Susan, a professor emerita of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, were featured in a story in The Oklahoman newspaper on Monday, Aug. 29. The article, which can be read here, explored the ethics involved in using robots to provide eldercare.
Hartford Hawks soccer standouts Jorge Rodriguez of Puerto Rico and Amelia Pereira of Portugal both took time off from playing with the men’s and women’s teams at the University to join their country’s national soccer teams. Their call-ups were noted in a Monday, Sept. 5, story in the Hartford Courant and in a Friday, Sept. 2 story in Soccer America’s College Soccer Reporter.
Stories about the University naming Nancy Stuart as the new dean of its Hartford Art School appeared in the Hartford Courant on Thursday, Sept. 1, in the West Hartford News on Wednesday, Aug. 31, and on My West Hartford Life.com on Wednesday, Aug. 31.