Sixty percent of UHart’s recent graduates had an internship while studying here. Internships are a great way to put learning into practice or simply gain exposure to job possibilities, as many students are learning this summer. Here are just a few:
A $20,000 grant from the Willis Foundation made it possible for 19 area high school students to attend the University of Hartford’s Hartford Art School Summer Visual Arts Program held throughout the month of July. The intensive program focuses on drawing, ceramics, and photography and is designed for sophomores, juniors and seniors. The scholarship selection process was a collaboration between the Hartford Art School and invited area art teachers.
Imagine a life without music, dance, or songs. That was the unfortunate reality for people in Afghanistan when the Taliban banned instruments and decimated the nation’s musical traditions and cultures. But today, some Afghan children are hearing and playing music for the first time, thanks to Kevin Bishop M’13 and the work of other teachers at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM).