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Anderson and Robot Nao Featured in Numerous Media Reports, Witt's Honor Highlighted in Daily Journal, and More
Researchers Michael Anderson, an associate professor of computer science in the University's College of Arts and Sciences, and his wife, Susan, a professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, were featured in stories that appeared in the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Discovery Channel, NBC Connecticut, and Fox CT. The Andersons were interviewed about their cutting-edge work to incorporate ethical decision-making as part of the artificial intelligence that guides robots’ functioning. The Andersons are conducting the research with the help of a robot named Nao. To see the Boston Globe story, which was highlighted on the front page of the newspaper’s “Technology” section, click here. Or click Los Angeles Times, or NBC Connecticut, or Discovery News to read those stories.
As part of its “Fast Features” section on Thursday, Nov. 11, NewsMax.com highlighted “The Five Best Colleges in Connecticut, and the University of Hartford was included on that list. “The university offers the advantages of a small residential college coupled with academic opportunities of a huge world-renowned university,” the site said. The University of Hartford was on a list that included Yale University, the University of Connecticut, Central Connecticut State University, and Connecticut College. To see the story, click here.
Harald Sandstrom, an emeritus professor of politics and government at the University, had a letter to the editor published in the Saturday, Nov. 20, edition of the Hartford Courant. In his letter, Sandstrom says that, “I suspect I'm not alone in thinking we sank to new depths of idiocy in the midterm elections. We must transform our private grumbles into a massive chorus of ‘No’ to outright lies and wimpy repetitions of media sound bites.” To read the full letter, click here.
Ikea Witt, Hartford Hawks assistant women’s basketball coach, was recently named to the Sacred Heart High School Athletics Hall of Fame, according to a story in the Vineland (N.J.) Daily Journal on Friday, Nov. 19. Witt, who was The Daily Journal co-Player of the Year for three straight seasons (2001-03), was a first team America East All-Conference selection once and a third-team selection twice. She was also an integral piece in the Hawks' first-ever NCAA Tournament victory, a win over Temple in 2006. To read the article, click here.