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Exploring New Worlds: An Odyssey to Humanity 2.0

November 2018

The Departments of Math, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry are co-sponsoring a lecture along with the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at MIT. Read More


Knocking It out of the Park


July 2018

Summer course covering the Hartford Yard Goats hits a home run with future sports journalists. Read More


Rell Center Hosts Interviews With Candidates for Governor


June 2018

The Governor M. Jodi Rell Center for Public Service gave Connecticut voters a candid and first-of-its-kind glimpse of all qualifying Democratic and Republican candidates for Governor during a live program on Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) before a live audience at Lincoln Theater. Read More


2018 Commencement Awards and Success Stories


May 2018

More than 260 students received their diplomas from the University’s College of Arts and Sciences on May 20.  Awards also were presented to an exceptional student and two outstanding faculty members. Read More


Playing with Statistics


Winter 2017–2018

Kristina Olenick ’20 and Nicole Schaefer ’20 played high school basketball—on opposing small-town Connecticut teams—but never thought that their basketball knowledge would intertwine with their academic life at the University of Hartford. Read More


Math on an International Stage


October 2017

Two associate professors from Tokyo Tech met with students and faculty about their data driven approach to creating self-regulated learners. Read More


2017 Commencement Honors


May 2017

At commencement, our students saw the fruit of their labor; and three members of the College of Arts and Sciences received special university honors. Read More


First Annual Career Readiness Academy


April 2017

As a major initiative in the College, we developed a career preparation course. This event was a place where students met with alumni, faculty, and members of Career Services. Read More


English Minor Wins Major Spot in Poetry Circuit


February 2017

Kelia Ingraham ’17, an English minor was selected as the University’s winning entrant in the 2017 Connecticut Poetry Circuit, a reading tour held at colleges and universities across Connecticut. Read More


College Releases its First App


January 2017

The college launched a mobile app Archaeology Quest—Atlantis that gives users a sense of what it’s like to be a member of the University’s Atlantis archeology project. Read More


First Annual First-Year Seminar Symposium


December 2016

The symposium showcased diverse collaborative learning projects that students had been working on in teams in their first-year seminar courses throughout the fall semester. Read More


Students Gain Career Experience While Telling Stories of Holocaust Survivors


October 2016

Eight student docents helped create an interactive exhibit at the University of Hartford's Museum of Jewish Civilization.  Read More


Hoping to Turn Semester at White House into Career in Politics


Spring 2016

Myeisha Boyd ’17 was thrilled to be a White House student-volunteer this past spring while attending American University through the University of Hartford Study Abroad Office’s Washington Semester. Read More


Student Selected for a Prestigious Fellowship with the EPA


Summer 2016

Lyla O’Brien ’17 was one of only 35 students selected for an undergraduate fellowship with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Read More


Students’ Research Pushes Legislation Forward


June 2016

Students present marine debris research to State Senator Kennedy at Hammonasset Beach. Read More


Team Locates Escape Tunnel at Holocaust Burial Site


June 2016

An international team led by Richard Freund discovered an underground tunnel made by Jews who attempted a courageous escape from the extermination pits at Paneriai, Lithuania, in April 1944. Read More


Graduates Heading to Oxford University


May 2016

Alex Gannuscio and Emily Meachon, both double majors, are heading across "the pond" to study at University of Oxford. Read More


2016 Commencement Honors


May 2016

At commencement, our students saw the fruit of their labor; and seven members of the College of Arts and Sciences received special university honors. Read More


2016-2017 Ambassador Class


May 2016

Student Ambassadors work with the Director of Collegiate Admissions and Communication to personalize the campus visit experience for prospective students. Read More


Board of Advisors Alumni Awards


March 2016

The College of Arts and Sciences Board of Advisors Alumni Award was given to Dr. Barbara Bartlik ’77 and Babs Rangaiah ’89. Read More