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Harrison Quoted in Numerous Media Outlets, Freund in Jewish Ledger, Reeves in Hartford Courant,and More
University President Walter Harrison, who is also chair of the NCAA’s Committee on Academic Performance, was quoted in a number of news stories on Wednesday, Feb. 8, and Thursday, Feb. 9, giving his response to a University of Connecticut proposal to impose penalties on itself in order to avoid being barred from the NCAA’s 2013 men’s basketball championship tournament. President Harrison was quoted in a Chicago Tribune story, in a Huffington Post story (from an Associated Press report), in a New Haven Register story, in a Louisville Courier-Journal story, in a Hartford Courant story, and in a NBC Connecticut blog posting.
The cover story in the Friday, Feb. 3, issue of the Connecticut Jewish Ledger was about a photography exhibition, “Veiled Women: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Women in Israel,” that will be opening in the University’s Museum of Jewish Civilization. The exhibition, featuring the work of award-winning West Hartford photographer Lena Stein, is being presented by the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies. To read the article, which includes quotes from Greenberg Center Director Richard Freund and images from the exhibition, click here.
Nat Reeves, ass[stant professor in the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at The Hartt School and a world renowned bass player, was featured in a Hartford Courant review of an art exhibition that focused on jazz musicians. The review, published on Tuesday, Jan. 31, noted that Reeves and the late McLean are the subjects of one of the paintings. Click here to read the article.
Javier Colon, a 2000 graduate of The Hartt School and the first-season winner of “The Voice” vocal competition show on NBC, was the subject of a question-and-answer interview in the Boston Globe on Friday, Feb. 3. Click here to read the interview.
Austin Davy, a first-year student majoring in piano at The Hartt School, was profiled in a Thursday, Feb. 2, story in the Boston Globe. Davy, 19, of Beverly, Mass., is serving as music director and conductor for the show, “Calvin’s Monster,’’ being presented by Boston Children’s Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts on Saturday and Sunday and Feb. 11-12. Davy is also one of the composers of the show’s original score. Click here to read more about this student.
An Associated Pressarticle on Tuesday, Jan. 31, about the improved financial performance of the endowment funds of several Connecticut colleges and universities, including the University of Hartford, was picked up by a number of publications, including the Hartford Courant, the Boston Globe, and CBS News.com.