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Tuesday, January 27

Blizzard conditions are now impacting our region and a Connecticut statewide travel ban is in effect. The University will be closed today, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for tomorrow will be posted this 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 are closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities are canceled today.

current as of 7:18 a.m., Jan. 27, 2015

EMS Science Fair

The Kid’s Choice Ballots have been counted and the results are in;  the Educational Main Street  Science Fair, Wonders of the Human Body, was a huge success!  More than 400 students and teachers from Hartford area schools attended the event including:

  • Annie Fisher  School
  • Global Communications Academy
  • Jomoke  Academy
  • University of Hartford Magnet School

University of Hartford students and faculty from the  Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) College presented over a dozen  interactive exhibits that engaged students in a variety of educational and surprising science activities.  The exhibit presenters were students enrolled in Education, Physical Therapy, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, and Nursing.

Learning about x-rays

The 4th and 5th grade attendees  were asked to complete a ballot.  The winners are posted on line for all to see. Congratulations to all participants for demonstrating once again that science is fascinating and fun!

This yearly fair is produced by the University of Hartford’s Educational Main Street (EMS) program under the direction of Mary Botticelli Christensen. The goal of EMS  is to enhance young students’ chances of graduating from high school and then to continue on to post-secondary education.