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2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Observance

The University of Hartford celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King with a series of events, video releases, and observances.

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Five Architecture Students Create Winning Designs for UHart Bus Stop Competition

In the spring 2020 semester, University of Hartford architecture students were invited to participate in an exciting design competition to create a new bus stop surround for campus.

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President Woodward Reflects on Recent Events

University of Hartford President Gregory Woodward joins countless other higher education leaders in condemning the violent takeover of the U.S. Capitol.

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2020 Year in Review

It's been a year unlike any other. From creating PPE to marching for social justice, we defied all odds and showed 2020 that nothing could stop us. Let's celebrate our top 20 stories of 2020!

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Barney School Named a Best Business School for 2021 by The Princeton Review

The University of Hartford's Barney School of Business is one of the nation's most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review®. The education services company chose the school for its list, "Best Business Schools for 2021," released December 8, 2020.

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CETA Students Place First in Barney Pitch Competition
Jan 22, 2021

CETA Students Place First in Barney Pitch Competition

Five mechanical engineering seniors Jack Breton ’21, Jenny Parsons ’21, Drew Farkas ’21, Ian Walls ’21, and Dylan McAllister ’21 in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) designed an innovative ventilation system transforming how individuals experience indoor dining during COVID-19. This final project, initially for one of their courses, turned into a first-place winning idea during the Barney School of Business Pitch Competition on Nov. 17.

Four Architecture Students Awarded by CT Green Building Council
Dec 15, 2020

Four Architecture Students Awarded by CT Green Building Council

Architecture students Andrew Petersen ’20, M’21, Eric Cantar ’21, M’22, Brandon Fuentes ’21, M’22, and Wes Moody ’21, M’22 represented the University of Hartford at the 2020 CT Green Building Council annual awards this fall. The virtual event, held on October 29, 2020, recognized each of these students and their work in two key categories.

New Academic Building to be Named the Francis X. and Nancy Hursey Center for Advanced Engineering and Health Professions
Dec 14, 2020

New Academic Building to be Named the Francis X. and Nancy Hursey Center for Advanced Engineering and Health Professions

Through a transformative leadership gift, Frank and Nancy Hursey are forging a pathway for the next generation of innovative thinkers and compassionate health-care professionals.

Alumni Thinks Outside the Box and Creates Unique Career Choice
Dec 11, 2020

Alumni Thinks Outside the Box and Creates Unique Career Choice

It was a family trip that first inspired Kristina Spaulding ’90. Spaulding, who grew up in New York’s Westchester County, traveled coast to coast with her parents and two older sisters when she was seven. They visited many historic and magnificent sites, but what she remembers more than anything else are the camper trailers she saw along the way. Spaulding was enamored of the fact that you can take your home with you no matter where you go.

Barney Grad Responds to Need for Tall Women
Dec 11, 2020

Barney Grad Responds to Need for Tall Women

Diana Delva ’10 grew tired of endless shopping trips to try on clothing that didn’t fit. Topping 6 feet in height by the age of 14, she struggled to “shop tall.” It only got tougher as time went on and Delva adopted her own sense of style and fashion. Existing clothing options for tall women were basic, expensive, and limited.

UHart Alumni Makes His Mark in the Wine World
Dec 11, 2020

UHart Alumni Makes His Mark in the Wine World

From the vineyard to the cellars, Jean Louis Chave ’90 watches over one of the world’s most legendary winemaking operations. This UHart alum is making a mark.

CETA First-Year Students and Seniors Participate in Virtual Fall 2020 Design Expo
Dec 09, 2020

CETA First-Year Students and Seniors Participate in Virtual Fall 2020 Design Expo

CETA hosted its Virtual Fall 2020 Design Expo on Friday, Dec. 4. The event was the first opportunity for first-year students to showcase their fall semester final projects, and also featured graduating seniors’ Capstone design projects. Many projects were inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic, offering new solutions for cleaning, sanitizing, and temperature tracking.

University of Hartford Launches Full Stack Web Development Certificate Bootcamp
Nov 30, 2020

University of Hartford Launches Full Stack Web Development Certificate Bootcamp

The University of Hartford is pleased to offer its first Coding Certificate Bootcamp in collaboration with Stack Education, a Boston-based education company that works with higher education institutions to create STEM-based, career-driven skills development programming.

A Message from University of Hartford President Greg Woodward
Nov 25, 2020

A Message from University of Hartford President Greg Woodward

President Woodward congratulates the University of Hartford community on a successful semester. This success is a testament to the efforts, courage, and sacrifices of our entire University community.

Safe and Sound: Using Acoustics to Improve the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles
Nov 25, 2020

Safe and Sound: Using Acoustics to Improve the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles

Researchers from the University of Hartford’s College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture are working to make autonomous vehicles safer. They are using sound to improve the decision making of self-driving cars.

Annual F.IR.M. Event Raises $500,000 for Barney School Students
Nov 23, 2020

Annual F.IR.M. Event Raises $500,000 for Barney School Students

The event also honored Christopher J. Swift, chairman and CEO of The Hartford, with the Executive Leadership of the Year Award.

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