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Tricia Prokup Receives Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

The award recognizes part-time faculty for their outstanding contributions to teaching and learning. Prokup has taught students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy and Masters in Prosthetics and Orthotics programs.   News article

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Third Annual STEM Conference Draws Over 350 Educators

An initiative of ENHP's Institute for Translational Research, the conference gathered experienced educators focused on developing curricula partnerships in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Images and  Hartford Courant article

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Beth Taylor Interviewed on WFSB TV on Preventing Running Injuries

Beth Taylor, assistant professor in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on WFSB TV. An exercise physiologist and avid runner, she gave expert advice on preventing injuries while training for marathons.  Video

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WWUH radio: Wininger Describes Dramatic Advances in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Michael Wininger, assistant professor of rehabilitation sciences, describes the growing demand for prosthetics and orthotics and the dramatic changes in these devices. Listen to Part 1 and  Part 2

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Leveling the Playing Field on Education and Health Care

As part of the University's celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, WNPR hosted a panel discussion about disparities in access to education and health care. ENHP faculty participated. CPTV stream  WNPR broadcast

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ENHP Participates in Pilot Rwandan Teacher Education Program

Members of the ENHP faculty, staff, and Board of Visitors became involved in a teacher education program for 40 Rwandan educators. The program, hosted at the University of Hartford, was featured in the Hartford Courant.  Read more

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Undocumented Students and Access to Higher Education

Hartford Courant Publishes Editorial by Assistant Professor Nienhusser  Read editorial

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Can Ultrasound Relieve Pain or is it all in The Mind?

Assistant Professor Paul Higgins is Featured in Hartford Courant on use of Ultrasound in Physical Therapy  Read more

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Doctoral Student Contributes to WNPR's Polish Stories Project

Lisa Wisniewski reflects on her participation in a White House Forum for Ethnic American Leaders  WNPR profile

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ENHP BOV Member and Alumnus is Panelist on WNPR Program

David Bosso discusses education reform on WNPR's program "Where We Teach: A Conversation with Connecticut Teachers"  Watch video

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Simple but not Easy: Psychology Teaches the Benefits of Mindfulness

Associate Professor Peter Oliver's work is described by Mara Dresner, Correspondent for Glastonbury Life. (Permission to reproduce article received)  Read more

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ENHP Alumnus Selected to Head Newtown Schools

Hartford Courant reports Joseph V. Erardi Jr., 2004 graduate of ENHP's doctoral program in educational leadership, is new superintendent of Newtown schools. (link inactive)

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Hartford Courant Interviews ENHP Student Alyssa Englert

Alyssa Englert, nominated for a national service award, talks about academics, community, and basketball in Interview.  Watch video

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Educational Main Street Science Fair Makes Fox News

The annual EMS Science Fair brings area school children to campus to observe and evaluate ENHP college student projects focused on the human body  Watch video

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Educational Leadership Alumnus, Mesiti '11 Honored by Italian Community

Italian Cultural Center Honors Rocco Mesiti with Serviam Award  Story

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Beyond the Classroom - Interview with Mary Christensen

Director of Educational Main Street discusses the program's new directions on WWUH Radio Series "Beyond the Classroom" with host, David Schonfeld  Listen

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ENHP Programs Cited in Commencement Address

President of Saint Francis Hospital Chris Dadlez speaks of the value of community partnerships and refers to ENHP programs in 2013 commencement address  Watch video

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From Dissecting DNA to Surveying Speeches

Mike Wininger, Assistant Professor, applies scientific analysis to Eishenhower speeches.  Presents work at Presidential Library in Kansas.  Read more

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ENHP Alumna is Teaching Excellence Award Nominee

Duffy Elementary School teacher Clare Taylor, M.Ed. '98, is Connecticut's nominee for the National Education Association's Teaching Excellence Award  Read more

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ENHP Students on Alternative Spring Break in Mississippi

Six ENHP students join 27 volunteers in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac  Watch video

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Vietnam Vet Volunteers with Prosthetic and Orthotic Students

Prosthetics and Orthotics students practice their craft on disabled veteran, Frank Mello, and are featured on Veterans Day broadcasts:  WFSB Channel 3 and  NBC Connecticut

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Education Students Join Rally at State Capitol

Michael Daley (story in The Hartford Courant), Staci Bechard, Taylor Miller, and other education students are taking a stand on education reform proposals put forward by Governor Dannel P. Malloy  Students testify at hearing

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Anti-Bullying Conference

The New England Anti-Bullying Conference held is the first major initiative resulting from the University of Hartford and the Hartford Public Schools affiliation agreement. WFSB Channel 3 covers the event.  Watch video

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Historic Agreement With Hartford Public Schools

President Walter Harrison speaks at June 15, 2011 signing (video). Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra (video) and Superintendent Designate Christina Kishimoto (video) comment.  Fox News reports (video). (Observer, fall 2011)  Read more

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Prosthetics and Orthotics Program Featured on NBC News

NBC Connecticut news anchor, Brad Drazen, visits prosthetics and orthotics class and features ENHP's new master's program on nightly news.  Watch video

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Prosthetics and Orthotics Master's Student Tabor Hammond

The Observer magazine chronicles a day in the life of prosthetics and orthotics master's student, Tabor Hammond, in "A Degree of Difference" (Observer, fall 2011).  Read more

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The Birthday Club

Kate Darcy Hohenthal, graduate of the doctoral program in educational leadership, has found a new way to try and make the hungry stomachs of America stop growling (Observer, spring 2011).  Read more

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ENHP Dean Ralph O. Mueller in Hartford Business Journal

Mueller discusses the role of the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions in advancing health education, collaboration with Saint Francis Hospital, the new prosthetics and orthotics program, and more (Hartford Business Journal, August 2010)  Read more

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University and Saint Francis Hospital Sign Affiliation Agreement

University President Walter Harrison speaks at the signing ceremony held at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center  Watch video

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Educational Main Street (EMS) Celebrates 20 Years

University of Hartford student tutors have been tutoring children in Hartford area schools for twenty years.  The Hartford Scholars program encourages enrollment at the University (Observer, fall 2010).  Read more

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Prosthetics and Orthotics Program Begins

West Hartford LocalOnlineNewsTV coverage (April 2009) spotlights new Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics Program.  Watch video

Student Stories

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University of Hartford Features ENHP Student Stories.   more