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Observer, Winter 2001

The Freedom to Learn in Different WaysThe Freedom to Learn in Different Ways

On Sept. 4, the magnet school, which is believed to be the nation’s first public elementary school built on a private university campus, opened its doors to 263 students from Hartford and six neighboring towns. Half of the students are from the city of Hartford, and half of those students are from the city’s North End. Eventually, the school will serve about 400 children from prekindergarten through fifth grade.

Fall Weekend

Reunions took on a special meaning during the University’s annual Homecoming and Parents Weekend, October 12, 13, and 14.

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Jeffrey Krieger: Electrifying Cellist

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I studied with a cellist from the Chicago Symphony who helped sort of throw me together for college.  Read more