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Jeffrey Cohen, associate professor of economics in the Barney School of Business, was quoted in a Wednesday, July 11, front-page story in the Hartford Courant. Cohen offered analysis of the economics involved in the proposed plans for the expansion of Bradley Airport. Click here to read the article. That story was reprinted in The Day of New London on Thursday, July 12. Cohen was also interviewed by WAMC-FM, the public radio station in Albany, N.Y. on the Bradley expansion plan and that story was broadcast on Wednesday, July 11.
The book For the Love of Physics, co-authored by Walter Levin and Warren Goldstein, chair of the history department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was included on Bill Gates’ “Summer Bookshelf” as a book that he has read and recommends. See more here, and you can read Gates’ review of the book by clicking here.
James Rovella, who earned a bachelor’s degree in College of Arts and Sciences and a master’s degree in public administration from the Barney School of Business, was recently named chief of police for the City of Hartford. Rovella had been serving as acting chief of police since February. Click here and here to learn more.
Various local media outlets noted in their coverage of the 10th anniversary of ConnectiCon, the science-fiction-fantasy-comic book-video game convention, during the weekend of July 13-15 that the event got its start on the University of Hartford campus 10 years ago due to the efforts of then-student Matthew Daigle (’09, Barney School of Business). This Hartford Courant story on Saturday, July 14, features quotes from Daigle and a link to photos from the event, as this Patch.com story from Thursday, July 12.
University President Walter Harrison was featured in a few media reporters after the NCAA’s Committee on Academic Performance, which he chairs, reaffirmed its policies for applying penalties to collegiate athletic programs that didn’t achieve the required NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) score. For more, see this Hartford Courant story on Saturday, July 14, or this NBC Sports.com story from Friday, July 13, or this Journal Inquirer story from Thursday, July 12..
University graduate Mia Love, who is seeking to become the first African-American Republican woman in Congress, was profiled in the July 10 issue of The Hill newspaper. Currently the mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, Love has become a rising star within the GOP as she looks to oust incumbent Rep. Jim Matheson (D) in Utah’s newly formed 4th district. Click here to read the article.