More In the News
- 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
Coverage of Barney Dean Announcement, Freund in NY Post, Coach Rizzotti in Hartford Business Journal, and More
The news that the University had named Martin Roth as the new dean of the Barney School of Business was highlighted in a number of media outlets, including the Boston Globe, the Hartford Courant, Associated Press, New England Cable News, the San Francisco Chronicle, the New Haven Register, WTIC Radio, the Hartford Business Journal, and in the MetroHartford Alliance’s “Daily Briefs” e-newsletter on Thursday, July 11.
The University’s Entrepreneurial Center has received a $100,000 grant from the City of Hartford to help existing small businesses stay and grow in Hartford. News of the grant was noted by the Hartford Business Journal on Thursday, July 18, and on the MetroHartford Alliance newsletter on Wednesday, July 17.
Student Evan Russell, who had a stellar freshman season as a member of the Hartford Hawks men’s golf team, capped his season by winning the New England Amateur Golf Championship in Killington, Vt., in a three-round tournament that concluded on Thursday, July 18. Russell’s win was noted by the Manchester Union-Leader newspaper, WTIC Radio in Hartford, and WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vt.
Richard Freund, professor and director of the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, was featured in a Sunday, July 7, New York Post feature story about how archaeologists are making use of new technologies to uncover “lost cities” more easily than ever before. Click here to read the article.
Hartford Hawks women’s basketball head coach Jennifer Rizzotti was highlighted in the Hartford Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” special issue on Monday, July 22. Click here to read the piece on Coach Rizzotti. In addition, Jenny Comerford, one of the judges who selected this year’s Top 40, is a UHart alum. Comerford, who is director of strategy at The Hartford's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) organization, earned her MBA from UHart in 2012, the same year she was named one of the Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty.” Click here for more information.
The exhibition of their thesis work by students in the limited residency MFA in Illustration program at the University’s Hartford Art School was highlighted in the Hartford Courant’s “ArtSmart” blog on Tuesday, July 16. Click here to see the posting.
University President Walter Harrison was interviewed by a WTIC Radio (1080 AM) on Wednesday, June 5, in conjunction with news reports about possible suspensions of Major League baseball players for involvement with a clinic in Florida that allegedly supplied performance enhancing drugs. Harrison, a noted baseball authority, offered analysis about the impact that this news would have on the game of baseball.
President Harrison was also featured in story on Inside Higher Ed.com in conjunction with the release of Academic Progress Rate scores and the potential for some college athletic teams to be banned from postseason tournaments as a result of poor results in the efforts to help their student-athletes graduate. Harrison oversees APR process as chair of the NCAA’s Committee on Academic Performance. Click here to read the June 12 article.
Bilal Sekou, associate professor of political science in Hillyer College, was a guest on the Stan Simpson Show, which aired on Fox CT on Saturday, June 1. Sekou discussed the impact of the controversies surrounding the IRS, seizing journalists’ phone records, and U.S. consulate security on the second term of U.S. President Obama. To watch the interview, go to Stan Simpson Show and click on the video titled “Second Term Woes.”