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Coleman on Forbes.com, Cole Reviewed by The New York Times, Parente in The O&P Edge
Susan Coleman, a professor of finance in the Barney School of Business, co-authored a post on Forbes.com on May 30. The article, entitled “Why Women Owned Firms Are Being Held Back,” examined reasons why women-owned firms account for only four percent of total firm revenues. Read the story on forbes.com.
Recent Hartt School graduate Ben Cole received a rave review from the New York Times for his performance as Caliban in The Tempest at Hartford Stage. Sylviane Gold writes, "He is superbly portrayed by Ben Cole (one of several cast members from the University of Hartford’s Hartt School), his head shaved, his features twisted into a grimace, his demeanor both menacing and pathetic. The role offers a director a wide range of casting possibilities; I’ve never seen a Caliban so effectively convey the half-baked, unfinished quality that Shakespeare surely intended him to have, considering how often he is described as a “mooncalf,” an Elizabethan term for a malformed fetus." Read the rest of the review on nytimes.com.
Mathew Parente, clinical director of prosthetics and orthotics in ENHP’s Department of Physical Therapy, was quoted in the June issues of The O&P Edge. Parente talked about advances in mobility and rehabilitative devices that could impact the prosthetics and orthotics industry. Those advances include robotic exoskeletons and brain-computer interfaces. Read the article on oandp.com.
Mitchell Weiss, an adjunct faculty member in the Barney School of Business and co-founder of the Center for Personal Financial Responsibility at the University, was quoted on the Business Insider website on May 30. Weiss shared tips for students who want to pay off some of their debt before they graduate. Read his advice on businessinsider.com.
Weiss was also quoted in The Seattle Times on June 2. Weiss talked about the pros and cons of college students using credit cards. He also shared recommendations for students who decide to get a credit card. Read the story on seattletimes.nwsource.com.
Wick Griswold, associate professor of sociology in Hillyer College, was interviewed for a story that ran in the New Britain Herald on June 3. Griswold discussed his new book The History of the Connecticut River, which traces the river’s “unruly past, where native tribes lost ground to Dutch and English colonists who vied for the river’s immense economic power." Read the article on newbritainherald.com.