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Observer, Summer 2006

Mothers of NationsMothers of Nations

A photography exhibit at the George J. Sherman and Lottie K. Sherman Museum of Jewish Civilization is part of the 20th-anniversary celebration at the University's Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies. Titled Mothers of Nations: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Women, the exhibit shows parallels in the religious and cultural traditions of the three Abrahamic faiths. It features the photography of Hartford Art School staff and students taken during study-abroad experiences in Israel and Spain.

Commencement 2006

Approximately 1,300 members of the Class of 2006, along with several thousand friends and family members, gathered on Gengras lawn under an overcast sky for the University of Hartford’s 49th annual Commencement ceremony on May 21.


Honor Student/Doctor in Waiting
Stella Ogwu-Weekes is an honor student who was born and raised in Nigeria in a family of eight children. She graduated first in her class with an associate's degree from the University's Hillyer College this past May.

Observer Summer, 2006

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No Hopes Barred

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It looks like a University of Hartford alumni reunion. The group seated around the table graduated in different years with different degrees—from Barney School of Business, Ward College of Technology, Hartford College for Women, and the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions.  Read more