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Observers Past Issues 2004-2000


Fall, 2004

Cover Story: Topping Off ISET - President Harrison signed the last beam put in place for the university's $34 million Integrated Science, Engineering, and Technology Complex during a "topping-off" ceremony on Sept. 2  Read this issue.


Summer, 2004

Cover Story: Going to the Head of the Class - Recently, The Observer sat down with three teachers-one, a veteran of the classroom; one, in the early stages of her career; and one, still a student teacher.  Read this issue.


Winter, 2004

Cover Story: Hartford Hawks Chase Birdies - In college they were known as Buffie, Schizo, and Pooh Bear. Not exactly Mo, Larry, and Curly, though the three certainly shared plenty of laughs, toasts, and impromptu shenanigans.  Read this issue.


Fall, 2003

Cover Story: American Originals - An Opportunity for Reflection - "American Originals: Treasures from the National Archives" comes to the University of Hartford in February 2004.  Read this issue.


Summer, 2003

Cover Story: Bringing Aid to an Ailing Afghanistan - M. Saleh Keshawarz, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University, turns attention to revitalizing engineering education in western Afghanistan.  Read this issue.


Winter, 2003

Cover Story: No Delta Blues for this Professor - Ward College Assistant Prof. Ivana Milanovic involves her students in her aerodynamics research.  Read this issue.


Summer, 2002

Cover Story: Commencement 2002 - The Connecting Spirit - The importance of our connections with each other, of community to community, of nation to nation, was the theme of the University's 45th annual Commencement ceremony.  Read this issue.


Spring, 2002

Cover Story: Hawk Pride! - Much more than a championship trophy came from Hartford's America East women's basketball title.  Read this issue.


Fall, 2001

Cover Story: Teaching the World to Sing - For John Feierabend, the lack of attention to musical development in television programs for children has long been a major concern.  Read this issue.


Winter, 2001

Cover Story: The Freedom to Learn in Different Ways - Welcome to the new University of Hartford Magnet School, where learning is a hands-on activity.  Read this issue.


Summer, 2001

Cover Story: Seeking Peace and Understanding - University Honors Israeli President - Israeli President Moshe Katsav was presented with an honorary degree on June 3 at a ceremony in Millard Auditorium.  Read this issue.


Spring, 2001

Cover Story: Honoring a Jazz Legend - Jackie McLean was this year's guest of honor at The Hartt School's Gala, during which it was announced that the African-American Music Department has been renamed The Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz.  Read this issue.


Winter, 2000

Cover Story: A Fall Weekend Blast - Fall Weekend 2000 got off to an explosive start at midnight on Oct. 13 as a spectacular fireworks show culminated the joyous Midnight Mania celebration in the University's Sports Center.  Read this issue.


Fall, 2000

Cover Story: The Will of the People - The tactics that campaigns have employed in our uniquely American way of choosing a leader are laid bare in "The Will of the People?" a freewheeling exhibit that will be open throughout the fall semester.  Read this issue.


Summer, 2000

Cover Story: Commencement 2000 - Sunday, May 14, arrived with a brilliant sun and not a cloud in the sky. Graduates and family members enjoy the beautiful weather and a Mother's Day that would have more than the usual to celebrate.  Read this issue.