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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. The University is now closed as of 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled through tomorrow. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities through tomorrow are canceled.

current as of 3:05 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015

Peter V. Oliver

Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and Human Development
Department of Education
  • PhD, University of Connecticut
  • MA, University of Connecticut
  • BS, University of New Hampshire

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Peter Oliver

Teaching Focus

Associate Professor Peter Oliver teaches undergraduate and graduate level students in education, health sciences, and psychology.  His teaching expertise includes educational psychology, human development, and stress management.  Oliver uses his training in psychology to create instruction which emphasizes application of course material to facilitate higher levels of self-awareness through understanding self and others.

Professional Interests

Applying his training in the healing arts, Oliver’s professional interests focus on applying mindfulness-based strategies to further one’s personal and professional development.  He offers stress-reduction programs to help individuals cultivate powerful tools to more effectively cope with stress and its potential negative impact on health, well-being, and productivity.