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- Hawkapella in Hartford Magazine, Educational Main Street on Fox CT News, Pier on WLIS-AM, and More
- Media Coverage of former Hartt School Dean Malcolm Morrison’s Passing
- Sekou on NBC Connecticut, Matacin on Fox CT, Parker in Hartford Courant, and More
- Pence in Journal Inquirer, Kelly in Seasons magazine, Goldstein in Slate.com, and More
Foundation of the Future Generates Major Media Coverage, Ellis in Hartford Courant, Clark on NBC Connecticut, and More
The announcement of the recommendations of the two Foundation of the Future task forces generated significant media coverage, including this front-page Hartford Courant story on Wednesday, Sept. 26, and this Inside Higher Ed story on Tuesday, Oct. 2. News about the task forces’ recommendations was also briefly mentioned on WFSB-TV Channel 3 News and Fox CT News on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The Hartford Business Journal posted this story on Tuesday, Sept. 25, and then published this editorial in its print edition on Monday, Oct. 1, which favorably compared President Harrison’s handling of the University’s financial situation to Connecticut Gov. Malloy’s handling of the state’s finances. In addition, the Hartford Courant published this editorial on Thursday, Oct. 4, which suggested that the Coltsville project could be a good landing spot for the Museum of American Political Life collection that has been recommended for divestiture.
Donald Ellis, a professor in the School of Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences, had a commentary published in Hartford Courant’s “Opinion” section on Sunday, Sept. 16. Ellis argued that the Muslim communities need to show more tolerance in dealing with issues such the one that sparked the protests in Egypt, Libya and other countries. Click here to read his opinion article.
Olga Clark, assistant professor and director of the master’s in organizational psychology degree program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for an NBC Connecticut story about a recent study that showed that workers were more productive after watching videos with positive emotions. The story aired on Thursday, Oct. 4, during the 5 p.m. newscast. The story also aired the same day on New England Cable News.
Mitchell D. Weiss, who teaches a financial literacy course and is co-founder of the Center for Personal Financial Responsibility at the University, was interviewed for a story about the pros and cons of giving college students credit cards. This story was posted on CNBC.com on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Mia Love, who graduated from The Hartt School in 1997 and is currently the mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, is generating a lot of attention these days as she seeks to become the first female black Republican elected to Congress. She was recently profiled by noted political columnist George Will in story that was published in the Hartford Courant on Sunday, Sept. 23; in the Washington Post on Saturday, Sept. 22; in the Daytona Beach News-Journal on Friday, Sept. 28; in the Sun Herald of Gulfport, Miss., on Tuesday, Sept. 25; and in the Orlando Sentinel on Saturday, Sept. 22.