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Hartford Hawks head women’s basketball Coach Jennifer Rizzotti was a guest on WTIC Radio’s morning show on Friday, July 26. She talked about being selected for induction into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame and the “Walk for Weaver” fundraiser planned for Sept. 8. Click here to listen to the interview and click here to learn more about the "Walk for Weaver."
Tarra Cemborski, an adjunct professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was an in-studio guest interview on NBC Connecticut on Tuesday, July 31, during the 5:30 p.m. newscast. Cemborski, who teaches a sports psychology course at the University, talked about how athletes deal with the pressure of the Olympics. Click here to watch the interview.
Mathew Parente, clinical director of the University's Prosthetics and Orthotics program in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, is scheduled to be interviewed during NBC Connecticut's 6 a.m. newscast on Friday, Aug. 3. Parente will talk about South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, known as the "Blade Runner," who is making history as the first double amputee runner at the Olympic Games. Some critics, including Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson, claim Pistorius’s prosthetic legs give him an unfair advantage over his opponents. Parente will explain why he disagrees with this opinion.
Kevin Gray, associate professor of theatre in The Hartt School, was profiled in the Tuesday, July 31, edition of the Riverfront Times in conjunction with his upcoming stage performance in The King and I at the Muny in Forest Park theater in St. Louis. Click here to read the story.
Jonah Waite, a senior-to-be majoring in journalism in the School of Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in numerous news stories on media outlets around the country in conjunction with the closing of America’s oldest general store, which has run by Waite’s family for seven generations. Among the news outlets that have carried the story were: FOX News; the Atlanta Journal Constitution; the Herald News of Fall River, Mass.; WINS Radio in New York; WCBS Radio in New York; WFXB (FOX) Radio in Myrtle Beach, SC; the Tampa Bay Times; and EastBayRI.com.
The announcement that James J. Peta Jr. has been named director of MBA programs at the University's Barney School of Business was noted on West Hartford Patch.com, in the Hartford Courant’s My Town section, and in State College News.org.
The July 30 edition of the Baltimore Sun featured a photograph of The Hartt Community Division’s dress rehearsal for its performance of the ballet Coppelia. Click here to see the photo.