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Lily Bodenlos, who graduated on May 20 with a bachelor’s degree in communication from the College of Arts and Sciences, was a guest on WTNH-News Channel 8’s “Connecticut Style” program on Wednesday, May 24. Bodenlos, who received an Award for Excellence in Communications from the University’s School of Communication, is a finalist in the “My TV9 Star” competition. Click here to read the story and watch her interview.
Robert Churchill, associate professor of history in Hillyer College and author of To Shake Their Guns in the Tyrant's Face: Libertarian Political Violence and the Origins of the Militia Movement, was featured in a story in the Birmingham (Ala.) News on Wednesday, May 23. Churchill was quoted for offering a different view on a militia group leader than was in a Southern Poverty Law Center report. Click here to read the article.
The collaborative science project by students from Annie Fisher STEM Magnet School and University High School of Science and Engineering, with assistance and support from the University of Hartford (by Aime Levesque, assistant professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences and and student Robert Lipski '12,), was launched into space on Tuesday, May 22, on board the private SpaceX “Dragon” rocketship, the first commercial space flight to the International Space Station. News about the student project was featured in the Hartford Courant, on New England Cable News (NECN), and on NBC Connecticut, all on Wednesday, March 23.
Erin Striff, associate professor of English and director of the drama minor in the College of Arts and Sciences, had her play, The As-If Sisters, performed at the 14th annual Boston Theater Marathon on Sunday, May 20. Her play received positive comments in a review of the Boston Theater Marathon published in the Boston Globe on Tuesday, May 22. Click here to read the review.