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Warren Goldstein, chair of the history department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted extensively in a CNN story about the possibility of the U.S. Department of the Interior changing the quotes engraved on the new Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, D.C. To read the article, which was posted on Sunday, Jan. 15, click here.
University President Walter Harrison was quoted in a Inside Higher Ed.com story, posted on Thursday, Jan. 12, about issues raised during the recent NCAA convention about the efforts to reform the NCAA’s academic standards. Click here to read the article.
Hartford Hawks women’s basketball coach Jennifer Rizzotti joined UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma, and Trinity men’s squash coach Paul Assaiante for a discussion of “Winning Streaks” in the University of Hartford’s Lincoln Theater on Thursday, Jan. 12. The program, which was sponsored by the MetroHartford Alliance, the Hartford Courant, and the University, was covered in stories that aired on Fox CT Newsand NBC Connecticut and published in the Hartford Courant.
The University of Hartford Magnet School was the subject of “Cool School” coverage on the WFSB-TV Channel 3 morning news show on Friday, Jan. 13. To see the feature on fourth-grade students learning about the water cycle, click here or to see the feature on the mentoring program between University of Hartford student-athletes and UHMS students, click here. To see the feature on how bodily kinesthetics is used in the school's teaching, click here or to see the feature on University cross country and track team members working with the UHMS “Flying Magnets” student club, click here.
University Regent Arnold C. Greenberg was named to the Connecticut Jewish Ledger’s “list of Movers & Shakers making a difference in our community in 2011.” Click here to see the story.
John Busque, a 19-year-old member of the University’s cross country team, broke away from the pack and headed toward the finish line well ahead of the rest of the race participants in the annual Officer Brian Aselton Snow Dash, noted a story in the Reminder News on Friday, Jan. 13. The race drew nearly 300 runners for an event that honored the memory of an East Hartford officer killed in the line of duty. “It's a good cause, and I really enjoy it,'' said Busque, who came in second in the race last year. Click here to read the story.