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UHart Celebrates the Opening of the Hursey Center for Advanced Engineering and Health Professions

The 60-thousand-square-foot academic building houses new, specialized, and technology-rich facilities to train future professionals in engineering and health care fields.

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UHart Celebrates the Opening of the Hursey Center for Advanced Engineering and Health Professions

The Hursey Center houses new, specialized, and technology-rich facilities for growing programs in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture; and the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions.

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A Perfect Match

Frank and Nancy Hursey Bring Together Their Lifelong Passions in Support of UHart’s Newest Academic Building

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Bloomberg Names the Barney School of Business Experiential Learning Partner

The ELP Program is designed to recognize and celebrate academic institutions that are leaders in experiential learning through the integration of Bloomberg Terminal exercises into their curricula.

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Bespoke Bodies Exhibition Incorporates Student Work
Sep 27, 2021

Bespoke Bodies Exhibition Incorporates Student Work

Bespoke Bodies, an exhibition created by the Design Museum Foundation, incorporates work done by UHart students and considers traditional artificial limbs as well as a broad range of physical, aesthetic, and cognitive human enhancements.

Global IT Company CGI Establishes Diversity Scholarship at UHart
Sep 21, 2021

Global IT Company CGI Establishes Diversity Scholarship at UHart

The scholarship is available for students in the computer engineering, computer science, data analytics and data science programs of study.

Opinion: Fighting Health-Care Disparities With Education
Sep 16, 2021

Opinion: Fighting Health-Care Disparities With Education

"As a nurse and an educator, I believe the most effective way to influence health-care practices is to educate a more diverse population of future professionals and better prepare all of our students to care for the diverse needs of their patients," ENHP Dean wrote in an opinion piece for the CT Mirror.

UHart Hosts Hartford Promise Scholar Day
Aug 31, 2021

UHart Hosts Hartford Promise Scholar Day

The Hartford Promise scholarships are awarded to students living in Hartford and attending a Hartford Public School or eligible schools that are part of the CREC program.

UHart’s College of Arts and Sciences Offers New BS in Data Science Program
Aug 31, 2021

UHart’s College of Arts and Sciences Offers New BS in Data Science Program

The University of Hartford’s College of Arts and Sciences is launching a new Bachelor of Science in data science and a new minor in cybersecurity this fall.

UHart Welcomes More Than 1,150 New Students This Fall
Aug 23, 2021

UHart Welcomes More Than 1,150 New Students This Fall

The members of the Class of 2025 hail from 38 states, including the District of Columbia, as well as 21 foreign countries.

Design Museum Everywhere Will Present Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics at the University of Hartford this Fall 2021
Aug 06, 2021

Design Museum Everywhere Will Present Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics at the University of Hartford this Fall 2021

This multimedia exhibition will feature never-before-seen materials created in partnership with the Hartford Art School and Prosthetics and Orthotics program.

Dale Merrill Named Dean of The Hartt School
Aug 05, 2021

Dale Merrill Named Dean of The Hartt School

Dale A. Merrill will begin his new responsibilities on August 15.

Space Flights Spark Renewed Interest in Exploration
Jul 27, 2021

Space Flights Spark Renewed Interest in Exploration

Associate Professor Paul Slaboch, director of CETA's aerospace engineering program, explains what this new space race means for the future.

University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business Earns its AACSB Accreditation Extension
Jul 07, 2021

University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business Earns its AACSB Accreditation Extension

AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than five percent of the more than 16,000 schools worldwide granting business degrees have earned AACSB Accreditation.

Sharon Beverly Named Acting Vice President of Athletics and Recreation
Jun 08, 2021

Sharon Beverly Named Acting Vice President of Athletics and Recreation

Sharon Beverly, PhD, a nationally recognized leader in higher education, has been named acting vice president of athletics and recreation at the University of Hartford. This newly defined interim position combines the leadership responsibilities of our Director of Athletics with those of recreational health and fitness, intramurals, and club sports.

The University of Hartford Remembers George Floyd
May 25, 2021

The University of Hartford Remembers George Floyd

On the first anniversary George Floyd's murder, we keep his family and loved ones in our thoughts and remember all of those who lost their lives due to racism and bigotry.

Barney Students Secure Summer Internships Through CVS Health Sponsored Learning Project
May 21, 2021

Barney Students Secure Summer Internships Through CVS Health Sponsored Learning Project

As a result of this case competition, four of the Barney students will be going on to summer internships in the CVS Health General Management Corporate Internship Program (GMCIP).

Department of Architecture Hosts Second Annual Virtual Student Awards Ceremony
May 19, 2021

Department of Architecture Hosts Second Annual Virtual Student Awards Ceremony

The Department of Architecture in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) hosted its second annual student awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 11. The event recognized multiple undergraduates, graduates, and alumni of the architecture programs for their academic achievement, as well as scholarship and fellowship recipients.

Congratulations, UHart Graduates!
May 16, 2021

Congratulations, UHart Graduates!

More than 2,300 students from the Classes of 2020 and 2021 celebrated the completion of their degrees during the University’s Commencement Weekend on Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16.

UHart 2020 and 2021 Graduates Will Celebrate Their Commencement May 15 and 16
May 13, 2021

UHart 2020 and 2021 Graduates Will Celebrate Their Commencement May 15 and 16

More than 2,300 University of Hartford students will celebrate the completion of their degrees during five separate ceremonies at the XL Center in downtown Hartford.

UHart Seniors Ready to Begin Their Careers After Commencement
May 11, 2021

UHart Seniors Ready to Begin Their Careers After Commencement

Internships, hands-on experience, and mentoring help UHart seniors get hired before graduation.

Barney Student Earns Second Place at Statewide Business Pitch Competition
May 08, 2021

Barney Student Earns Second Place at Statewide Business Pitch Competition

Congratulations to Emily Kestyn ’21 on receiving the second-place prize at the 2021 Connecticut Business Pitch Competition!

University of Hartford to Transition to Division III Athletics Model
May 06, 2021

University of Hartford to Transition to Division III Athletics Model

The University of Hartford Board of Regents voted today to transition the University’s athletics programs from NCAA Division I to Division III. The decision comes after a year of discussion and study of the current athletics model and several alternatives, as well as the review of a report from an on-campus task force comprising coaches, staff, faculty, alumni, and a member of the Board; financial information related to current athletics operations; and a review conducted by a nationally recognized athletics consulting firm.

University of Hartford to Honor Exceptional Students During Commencement Weekend
May 05, 2021

University of Hartford to Honor Exceptional Students During Commencement Weekend

Student award winners Juli Dajci and Kaitlyn Keeler will be honored during this year's Commencement, which will also recognize our accomplished faculty.

CETA Recognizes Graduating Seniors and Sophomores at Virtual Spring 2021 Design Expo
May 03, 2021

CETA Recognizes Graduating Seniors and Sophomores at Virtual Spring 2021 Design Expo

The event, hosted on April 30, featured some of CETA’s talented sophomores enrolled in engineering design courses, as well as seniors presenting their capstone projects.

Barney Risk Management and Insurance Students Win International Risk Management Competition
Apr 30, 2021

Barney Risk Management and Insurance Students Win International Risk Management Competition

Congratulations to Barney School of Business Students Aliyah Abdullah ’22, Semra Boluk ’22, Nick Bosio ’21, and Yoanny Brito’21 for winning first place at the 2020-2021 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge!

UHart Fights Healthcare Inequities with New Hiring Initiative
Apr 27, 2021

UHart Fights Healthcare Inequities with New Hiring Initiative

The program is aimed at diversifying the medical professions and better preparing future health practitioners.

A Moment for Social Justice
Apr 21, 2021

A Moment for Social Justice

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction signifies a necessary disruption to our judicial system, the ongoing struggle of justice, and illuminates the power of our collective voices to effect meaningful change.

2021 Spring Hawk Hunt Business Pitch Competition Winners Announced
Apr 20, 2021

2021 Spring Hawk Hunt Business Pitch Competition Winners Announced

Alyssa Viscardo ’23 from the Barney School with LifeLine received first place, Je Woo (Kevin) Kim ’23 from CETA with Life Pillow and Harvey Gibbs ’24 from ENHP with Aqua Smart tied for second place.

Supporting Our Community
Apr 16, 2021

Supporting Our Community

As the nation awaits the outcome of the Derek Chauvin trial, we are once again disturbed by the shooting death of a young unarmed black man, Daunte Wright, the mistreatment of U.S. Army second lieutenant Caron Nazario, and the disproportionate violence experienced by the BIPOC, AAPI, and other marginalized communities.

UHart Launching New Pre-College Architecture Summer Institute
Apr 14, 2021

UHart Launching New Pre-College Architecture Summer Institute

The program is a unique three-week experience in architecture and design for rising high school juniors and seniors.

Barney School of Business to Host CT FBLA Spring Leadership Conference on April 10
Apr 08, 2021

Barney School of Business to Host CT FBLA Spring Leadership Conference on April 10

CT FBLA members and their advisors from nearly 70 chapters are expected to participate in workshops and events related to career planning and college life expectations.

University of Hartford and the Metropolitan District Commission Partner to Offer Alumnus Endowed Scholarship in Honor of James Randazzo
Apr 07, 2021

University of Hartford and the Metropolitan District Commission Partner to Offer Alumnus Endowed Scholarship in Honor of James Randazzo

The scholarship was founded in 2018 and is in honor of Randazzo, an alumnus of the University who earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 1983. Randazzo has been with MDC for over 34 years, most recently as the manager of water treatment and supply since 2014.

Handshake Workshop for Barney Graduate Students on April 13
Apr 07, 2021

Handshake Workshop for Barney Graduate Students on April 13

UHart Plans For a More Traditional On-Campus Experience This Fall
Apr 06, 2021

UHart Plans For a More Traditional On-Campus Experience This Fall

We anticipate returning to in-person classes as our primary course format, welcoming back more of our residential students, and resuming more in-person services and activities.

Stephen Mulready Named Dean of the Barney School of Business
Apr 06, 2021

Stephen Mulready Named Dean of the Barney School of Business

The University of Hartford has appointed Stephen M. Mulready M’77 as dean of the Barney School of Business. Mulready has served in multiple roles at the Barney School of Business and has held the position of interim dean since last August.

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Services Noel Casiano Directs New Human Services Concentration at Hillyer College
Apr 05, 2021

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Services Noel Casiano Directs New Human Services Concentration at Hillyer College

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Services Noel Casiano, PhD, joined Hillyer College last fall to oversee a new Human Services Concentration. Launching in fall 2021, the new concentration includes new psychology courses that are open to all Hillyer students, not just those preparing for social services careers.

University of Hartford Announces May 2021 Commencement Plans
Mar 24, 2021

University of Hartford Announces May 2021 Commencement Plans

UHart's Commencement Weekend will consist of six separate ceremonies at downtown Hartford's XL Center May 15–16. We can't wait to celebrate the Classes of 2020 and 2021!

In the News: March Madness
Mar 23, 2021

In the News: March Madness

Dozens of media outlets covered the men's basketball team's historic trip to the NCAA Tournament. From international publications to local TV, the Hawks were in the spotlight.

America East Champion Hawks Fall to Baylor in NCAA Tournament
Mar 19, 2021

America East Champion Hawks Fall to Baylor in NCAA Tournament

The men's basketball team battled regional top-seed Baylor in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, leading midway through the opening half before eventually falling, 79–55.

Reflecting on Recent Events
Mar 18, 2021

Reflecting on Recent Events

We are deeply saddened and shocked by the recent violence in Atlanta and the increase in bigotry, harassment, and xenophobia against Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders across the country.

Our Momentum Has Never Been Greater
Mar 18, 2021

Our Momentum Has Never Been Greater

Congratulations to our Men’s Basketball program for making it to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in our history! This accomplishment is another highlight in a run of significant victories for UHart over the past few years.

Barney Risk Management and Insurance Students Make Final 8 In International Risk Management Competition
Mar 16, 2021

Barney Risk Management and Insurance Students Make Final 8 In International Risk Management Competition

Congratulations to Barney School of Business students Aliyah Abdullah ’22, Semra Boluk ’22, Nick Bosio ’21, and Yoanny Brito ’21 for making the Final 8 of the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge in 2021!

Hawk Hunt Business Pitch Competition on April 15
Mar 10, 2021

Hawk Hunt Business Pitch Competition on April 15

Pitch your idea in the University of Hartford version of Shark Tank - Hawk Hunt Business Pitch Competition. All University of Hartford students (all majors) are welcome. Up to $1,500 in cash prizes are available.

UHart Celebrates Women's History Month
Mar 01, 2021

UHart Celebrates Women's History Month

Women’s History Month is celebrated each year in March to honor the incredible accomplishments and contributions of women throughout history, as well as to recognize and support the women who continue to carry on their legacies.

The Arts and Healthcare Converge in this Annual Lecture
Feb 24, 2021

The Arts and Healthcare Converge in this Annual Lecture

Barney's Risk Management and Insurance Seniors Competitively Selected to Participate in Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program
Feb 22, 2021

Barney's Risk Management and Insurance Seniors Competitively Selected to Participate in Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program

Yoanny Brito ’21 and Nicholas Bosio ’21 were two of thirty students in the United States and Canada to be named as Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program (ABSIP) Scholars for 2021 by the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS).

Hartford Art School Announces Spring Auerbach Lineup
Feb 15, 2021

Hartford Art School Announces Spring Auerbach Lineup

American Artist, Nina Chanel Abney, and Althea Murphy-Price are this spring's featured artists.

CETA Students Place First in Barney Pitch Competition
Feb 09, 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.

UHart Students Identify and Implement Projects to Support Five Points Center for the Visual Arts Grand Opening
Feb 08, 2021

UHart Students Identify and Implement Projects to Support Five Points Center for the Visual Arts Grand Opening

The University of Hartford (UHart) and Five Points Center for the Visual Arts (FPCVA) are partnering on a new initiative to assist FPCVA in its new location’s grand opening this summer.

Two Barney Students’ Analysis Report was Included in the February Issue of Captive Insurance Company Reports, Published by the International Risk Management Institute
Feb 08, 2021

Two Barney Students’ Analysis Report was Included in the February Issue of Captive Insurance Company Reports, Published by the International Risk Management Institute

Jordan Koduah ’21 and Ian Thomas ’21 transformed their research project into an article titled “Supply Chain in Health Care: Life or Death Decisions” for publication in Captive Insurance Company Reports (CICR), published by the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI).

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Observance: Resistance, Activism, and Getting Into Good Trouble
Feb 04, 2021

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Observance: Resistance, Activism, and Getting Into Good Trouble

UHart welcomes Dr. Yusef Salaam on Feb. 10.

UHart Launches New Program in Aerospace Engineering
Jan 31, 2021

UHart Launches New Program in Aerospace Engineering

The University of Hartford is launching a new undergraduate program in aerospace engineering this fall to meet the demand for professionals in this growing sector. This will be the only program of its kind in Connecticut.

UHart Celebrates Black History Month
Jan 28, 2021

UHart Celebrates Black History Month

The University of Hartford will host a number of events throughout the month of February, including a special tribute from The Hartt School honoring civil rights activists Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis.

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Observance
Jan 25, 2021

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Observance

Join the UHart community on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. for the University’s annual “Keeping Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream Alive” virtual observance featuring Dr. Yusef Salaam.

Hillyer College’s Own Disaster Investigation Expert Looks at COVID-19 From Both Medical and Sociological Perspectives
Jan 20, 2021

Hillyer College’s Own Disaster Investigation Expert Looks at COVID-19 From Both Medical and Sociological Perspectives

One could say that Hillyer College Professor of Biology Stephan Bullard is UHart’s disaster research expert. He is the author of, A Day-by-Day Chronicle of the 2013-16 Ebola Outbreak (Springer, 2018) which describes in detail the daily progression of Ebola as the disease traveled across Africa, Europe, and the United States. Bullard recently compared the similarities and differences between the COVID-19 pandemic and the Ebola outbreak.

Five Architecture Students Create Winning Designs for UHart Bus Stop Competition
Jan 13, 2021

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.

President Woodward Reflects on Recent Events
Jan 08, 2021

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.

2020 Year in Review
Jan 01, 2021

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!

Barney School Named a Best Business School for 2021 by The Princeton Review
Dec 17, 2020

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.

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, December 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.

UHart Preparing for New Occupational Therapy Program
Nov 23, 2020

UHart Preparing for New Occupational Therapy Program

UHart is preparing to launch a new program in occupational therapy in 2021, helping to meet demand for professionals in this growing field. A combined five-year bachelor’s/master’s degree occupational therapy program will begin in fall 2021. A post-baccalaureate master’s degree in occupational therapy (MSOT) is planned to begin in summer 2022.

Amy Weiss Named Director of The Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies
Nov 18, 2020

Amy Weiss Named Director of The Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Hartford has named Amy Weiss, PhD, as the new director of the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies. She comes to the University from Saint Elizabeth University in Morristown, New Jersey, where she directs the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education.

Engaging Practices in Hillyer College Classrooms
Nov 11, 2020

Engaging Practices in Hillyer College Classrooms

Although the fall semester is unlike any other in recent memory, Hillyer College faculty continue to incorporate innovative activities and practices to keep students engaged.

Professor of English and Modern Languages Benjamin Grossberg Publishes Two Books of Poetry
Nov 11, 2020

Professor of English and Modern Languages Benjamin Grossberg Publishes Two Books of Poetry

The Hartt School and You: Three Reasons Why We Stand Out From the Rest
Nov 10, 2020

The Hartt School and You: Three Reasons Why We Stand Out From the Rest

Hartford Art School Kicks Off Auerbach Lecture Series
Nov 05, 2020

Hartford Art School Kicks Off Auerbach Lecture Series

Barney School of Business to Host CT FBLA Fall Leadership Conference on Nov. 7
Nov 03, 2020

Barney School of Business to Host CT FBLA Fall Leadership Conference on Nov. 7

CT FBLA members and their advisors from nearly 70 chapters are expected to participate in workshops and events related to career planning, college life expectations, and remote learning. We are excited to have Mark Boxer, Uhart's executive vice president and chief operating officer, as a keynote speaker at the conference.

University Announces Changes to the Spring Semester Calendar
Oct 28, 2020

University Announces Changes to the Spring Semester Calendar

Changes include starting the spring semester 12 days later than previously scheduled and eliminating spring break.

From Hollywood to Hartford
Oct 27, 2020

From Hollywood to Hartford

UHart's assistant professor of communication, Susan Cardillo, shares the compelling story of how she got from Hollywood to Hartford.

James Nealy Named Assistant Chief of Department of Public Safety
Oct 20, 2020

James Nealy Named Assistant Chief of Department of Public Safety

Nealy will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Department of Public Safety, including patrol, community public safety, and investigations

UHart’s Graduate Studies to Host Virtual Open House Week October 26-30
Oct 19, 2020

UHart’s Graduate Studies to Host Virtual Open House Week October 26-30

Join the University of Hartford in a week long virtual open house event featuring our 60+ Graduate Programs. Meet faculty and staff, learn more about our programs, and find the program that is right for you in the next step in your educational journey.

UHart Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month
Oct 16, 2020

UHart Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

Join the University of Hartford as we celebrates the vast history of LGBTQ+ communities across campus and globally. This featured virtual talk will focus on LGBTQ+ awareness and is presented by the President's Office on Diversity and Community Engagement, the Office of Student Engagement and Inclusion, and the Student Government Association.

Hartford Athletics Adds Esports to Varsity Sports Lineup
Oct 12, 2020

Hartford Athletics Adds Esports to Varsity Sports Lineup

The Esports program will be co-ed, with the goal being to attract and bring together a diverse team of students.

Update on UHart's New Academic Building
Oct 12, 2020

Update on UHart's New Academic Building

The 60,000-square-foot building is set to open in Fall 2021 and will contain state-of-the-art labs and learning spaces for programs in the College of Engineering, Technology and Architecture and the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions.

UHart Hosts “Voting Rights: Protecting the Right to Vote” Virtual Discussion
Oct 10, 2020

UHart Hosts “Voting Rights: Protecting the Right to Vote” Virtual Discussion

On Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., University of Hartford Associate Professor Bilal Sekou will facilitate a virtual discussion, “Voting Rights: Protecting the Right to Vote.”

University of Hartford Announces Transfer Agreement With Connecticut Community Colleges
Oct 08, 2020

University of Hartford Announces Transfer Agreement With Connecticut Community Colleges

Under the Connecticut Independent College Transfer Guarantee, qualified applicants who earn an associate’s degree from a community college in Connecticut are guaranteed admission to UHart.

UHart Celebrates Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month
Oct 07, 2020

UHart Celebrates Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

A virtual lecture entitled "From Spanish Speaking to Latinx: Three Afro-Puerto Ricans who Championed Inclusion" will be held on Friday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m.

University Invests in Professional Contact Tracers and Wastewater Testing
Oct 07, 2020

University Invests in Professional Contact Tracers and Wastewater Testing

These two tools in the fight against COVID-19 are unusual among higher ed institutions.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lecture Series Begins Sept. 24
Sep 22, 2020

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lecture Series Begins Sept. 24

The Rogow Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Program enhances the University’s goals to present diverse ideas and perspectives that foster on-going campus dialogue and understanding for inclusive engagement.

ENHP’s Karen Duhamel Receives Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing
Sep 01, 2020

ENHP’s Karen Duhamel Receives Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing

Karen V. Duhamel, Assistant Professor of Nursing, will receive the Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing on September 3. The Nightingale Award celebrates and elevates the nursing profession and recognizes nurses who have made a significant impact on patient care and/or the profession.

UHart Welcomes More Than 1,260 First-Year Students This Fall
Sep 01, 2020

UHart Welcomes More Than 1,260 First-Year Students This Fall

The University of Hartford welcomes the Class of 2024, an impressive and diverse group of first-year students who are unlike any other class before them. These future CEOs, engineers, nurses, doctors, lawyers, educators, artists, and more have already proven themselves to be a resilient group who have overcome the unexpected challenges of 2020 and completed their high school careers strong.

New Academic Majors Will Prepare Students for In-Demand Jobs
Sep 01, 2020

New Academic Majors Will Prepare Students for In-Demand Jobs

New and growing programs such as robotics, exercise science, occupational therapy, and nursing will meet the needs of the future workforce.

Campus Community Participated in March on Washington
Sep 01, 2020

Campus Community Participated in March on Washington

A Message from University of Hartford President Gregory Woodward
Aug 20, 2020

A Message from University of Hartford President Gregory Woodward

President Woodward wrote to the UHart community to share some of the actions being implemented and taking place to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus.

Five UHart Alumni Were Named to The Hartford Business Journal's 40 Under Forty 2020 List
Aug 19, 2020

Five UHart Alumni Were Named to The Hartford Business Journal's 40 Under Forty 2020 List

The 2020 winners hail from the private, public and nonprofit sectors, and from organizations both small and large.

Respiratory Program Gets Creative with Clinical Education During the Pandemic
Aug 13, 2020

Respiratory Program Gets Creative with Clinical Education During the Pandemic

When COVID-19 ended in-person classes in the spring, it also ended clinical placements for students in the respiratory care program. That's when program director Karen Griffiths got creative about clinical training. She worked with the American Lung Association to set up a virtual support group for patients with chronic lung disease called the Better Breathers Club. Her respiratory students are gaining experience this summer working with patients in the support group.

Radio Days
Aug 12, 2020

Radio Days

Let's Keep Hawks Healthy: UHart's Fall 2020 Plan
Aug 03, 2020

Let's Keep Hawks Healthy: UHart's Fall 2020 Plan

We are innovating every part of the UHart experience—from the academic calendar to residential living—to provide options and access for the best and safest possible combination of on-campus and high-quality remote teaching.

Fall Reopening Update: Testing, Move In, and More
Jul 24, 2020

Fall Reopening Update: Testing, Move In, and More

UHart announces new information about its fall reopening plan, including details about testing and the move-in process.

America East Fall Sports Competition Postponed for Duration of First Semester
Jul 17, 2020

America East Fall Sports Competition Postponed for Duration of First Semester

The America East Conference Board of Presidents announced today a postponement, not cancellation, of all America East fall sport athletics competition and championships for the duration of the first semester.

Marketing Major Enjoys Her Remote Internship with The Entrepreneurial Center
Jul 13, 2020

Marketing Major Enjoys Her Remote Internship with The Entrepreneurial Center

Sokari MacHarry ’21 is a marketing major with a digital media and journalism minor at the Barney School of Business. She was able to continue her for-credit program Internship with the University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center and Women’s Business Center.

UHart Shares Message of Support for International Students
Jul 13, 2020

UHart Shares Message of Support for International Students

The University of Hartford stands with all international students impacted by new federal restrictions that would force them to leave the U.S. if higher education moves to a fully online format.

University Announces New Information About its Fall Reopening Plan
Jul 10, 2020

University Announces New Information About its Fall Reopening Plan

President Gregory Woodward announces new details about UHart's plan for a safe reopening this fall, including details about health and safety, academics, and residential life.

Communication Student is Proud of Her Remote Internship with the Entrepreneurial Center
Jul 08, 2020

Communication Student is Proud of Her Remote Internship with the Entrepreneurial Center

Jade Soto's remote internship with the Entrepreneurial Center

Farewell to Hartford Art School Associate Dean Tom Bradley and Professors, Gene Gort and Jim Lee
Jul 07, 2020

Farewell to Hartford Art School Associate Dean Tom Bradley and Professors, Gene Gort and Jim Lee

The HAS and UHart community wish them a happy and creative retirement.

Hartt Theatre Under New Leadership
Jul 01, 2020

Hartt Theatre Under New Leadership

Leading in the Pandemic Workshop Led by Karen Hinds, CEO of Workplace Success Group LLC.
Jun 09, 2020

Leading in the Pandemic Workshop Led by Karen Hinds, CEO of Workplace Success Group LLC.

On May 20, 2020, the Barney School of Business hosted a 1-hour free webinar on ‘Leading Confidently in Times of Crisis”, led by Karen Hinds, CEO of Workplace Success Group LLC.

Faculty and Staff in UHart's College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture Produce 175 3D Printed Face Covers for Local Health Care Professionals
Jun 09, 2020

Faculty and Staff in UHart's College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture Produce 175 3D Printed Face Covers for Local Health Care Professionals

In response to a shortage of PPE (personal protection equipment) for health care workers, nine members from CETA joined forces to 3D print a modified design, assemble and deliver, to date, 175 highly coveted face covers that will be distributed to local health professionals.

Mark Boxer Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at UHart
Jun 03, 2020

Mark Boxer Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at UHart

Dr. Mark Boxer ‘83, who is retiring this month as executive vice president and global chief information officer at Cigna, has been named the University of Hartford’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. He began on June 2.

Hartt Theatre Director Alan Rust to Retire
Jun 01, 2020

Hartt Theatre Director Alan Rust to Retire

Alan Rust, artistic director of the Hartt theatre division in the Hartt School of the University of Hartford, will retire on June 30, 2020. The longtime faculty member led the theatre program from its inception and has worked for more than 20 years to develop one of the leading theatre programs in the country.

A Message from University of Hartford President Gregory Woodward
Jun 01, 2020

A Message from University of Hartford President Gregory Woodward

President Woodward wrote to the UHart community to share sadness, anger, and concern—and a hope that all are safe.

UHart’s Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter Recognized at Regional Professional Meeting
May 26, 2020

UHart’s Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter Recognized at Regional Professional Meeting

The University of Hartford’s Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) student chapter was recognized and celebrated at the spring professional meeting of the Connecticut Chapter and New England Chapter of ITE on Monday, May 4.

Over Fourty Women from Various Industries Attended Dean Zeng's Virtual Lunch Talk Hosted by Women United
May 25, 2020

Over Fourty Women from Various Industries Attended Dean Zeng's Virtual Lunch Talk Hosted by Women United

Women United hosted a virtual power lunch on May 20, 2020 where the University of Hartford ("UHART") Barney School of Business Dean Amy Zeng was the guest speaker.

University Announces Recipients of Regents' Honor Awards for Graduate Students
May 22, 2020

University Announces Recipients of Regents' Honor Awards for Graduate Students

The Regents’ Honor Award us the highest recognition the University gives to its graduate students. The awardees not only have a very high graduate GPA, they have also excelled in their research or creative projects and/or served the academic community.

More Than 1,000 Students Earn Degrees from University of Hartford
May 22, 2020

More Than 1,000 Students Earn Degrees from University of Hartford

The UHart community celebrated its graduates on May 15 virtually with a video tribute.

UHart’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Recognized with Multiple Awards This Spring
May 21, 2020

UHart’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Recognized with Multiple Awards This Spring

The University of Hartford’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) section, in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA), received three prestigious awards and recognitions this spring for their tremendous work during the 2019–20 academic year.

UHart's Seniors Soar into Post-Grad Plans
May 18, 2020

UHart's Seniors Soar into Post-Grad Plans

As the class of 2020 completes their UHart journey, we celebrate their amazing next steps. From stellar graduate programs, to outstanding career opportunities, our Hawks have landed and are ready to make their mark on the world.

UHart Launches Half Tuition Scholarship for its New Graduates to Earn Master's Degrees
May 15, 2020

UHart Launches Half Tuition Scholarship for its New Graduates to Earn Master's Degrees

The 2020 Forward Scholarship will provide up to half tuition to all qualifying members of the UHart Class of 2020 who wish to pursue certain graduate degree programs at the University. The scholarship will help these graduates as they navigate the significant challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Department of Architecture Hosts Virtual Student Awards Ceremony
May 13, 2020

Department of Architecture Hosts Virtual Student Awards Ceremony

The Department of Architecture in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) hosted its first annual student awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 6. The event recognized multiple undergraduates, graduates, and alumni of the architecture programs for their academic achievement, as well as scholarship and fellowship recipients.

2020 Outstanding Faculty Recognized
May 11, 2020

2020 Outstanding Faculty Recognized

Six outstanding faculty are recognized for their academic excellence.

CETA Celebrates Its Successful Seniors and Sophomores During Virtual Spring 2020 Design Expo
May 04, 2020

CETA Celebrates Its Successful Seniors and Sophomores During Virtual Spring 2020 Design Expo

The College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) hosted its first virtual CETA Design Expo on Friday, May 1. The event featured some of CETA’s talented sophomores enrolled in engineering design courses, as well as seniors presenting their capstone projects.

UHart Loans Ventilators to Hartford Hospital for COVID-19 Patients
Apr 28, 2020

UHart Loans Ventilators to Hartford Hospital for COVID-19 Patients

The University of Hartford loaned three much-needed ventilators to Hartford Hospital in early April to help critically ill COVID-19 patients receive the care they need. These ventilators are typically housed in labs in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, where students in the respiratory care program train to become respiratory therapists.

Professor Enjoys Challenging His Students to Think Differently
Apr 28, 2020

Professor Enjoys Challenging His Students to Think Differently

Professor of English and Modern Languages Nicholas Ealy says the interactions he's had with his students, especially those in what may be his favorite class to teach—Literature and Psychology—are the most enjoyable parts of his UHart experience.

Hartt Persistence Keeps Piano Students Playing Through the Pandemic
Apr 27, 2020

Hartt Persistence Keeps Piano Students Playing Through the Pandemic

When Hartt piano students could not get to pianos to practice because of COVID-19, the University rallied to bring the pianos to the students.

Professor’s Book About Underground Railroad Sheds Light on Culture of Violence
Apr 21, 2020

Professor’s Book About Underground Railroad Sheds Light on Culture of Violence

In his latest book, The Underground Railroad and the Geography of Violence in Antebellum America, (Cambridge University Press, 2020), Hillyer College Professor of History, and noted historian of American political violence, Robert Churchill, examines the role geography and violence play in the narrative of the Underground Railroad.

Professor’s Advice: Develop Courage and Seek Mentors
Apr 15, 2020

Professor’s Advice: Develop Courage and Seek Mentors

“Courage is a habit,” says Professor of Chemistry Laura Pence. “The first time you do something that scares you, or that you don’t know how to do, it’s hard.” Pence says there’s a difference between, “I don’t know how to do that” and “I can figure this out.”

Barney School's Online MBA Program Ranked in the Top 25 Nationally among Private Universities and Colleges
Apr 14, 2020

Barney School's Online MBA Program Ranked in the Top 25 Nationally among Private Universities and Colleges

Online MBA Report ranked the online MBA program at the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business in the Top 25 Nationally among Private Universities and Colleges (#25) and #2 in Connecticut.

DeMaio Interviewed on Leadership in Radiologic Technology
Apr 14, 2020

DeMaio Interviewed on Leadership in Radiologic Technology

Dan DeMaio, associate professor of radiologic technology, recently shared his insights on moving into leadership positions in Radiology Business magazine.

UHart Helps Community in Fight Against COVID-19
Apr 14, 2020

UHart Helps Community in Fight Against COVID-19

The University is committed to helping the community in the fight against COVID-19.

Barney School of Business Ranked in the Eduniversal Evaluation Agency Best 1,000 Business Schools Worldwide
Apr 13, 2020

Barney School of Business Ranked in the Eduniversal Evaluation Agency Best 1,000 Business Schools Worldwide

University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business has been identified as one of the best academic institutions in the by Eduniversal Evaluation Agency as a result of Eduniversal's official selection of the 1,000 Best Business Schools in 2019.

Female CETA Students Empower Young Girls at Tech Savvy Conference
Apr 09, 2020

Female CETA Students Empower Young Girls at Tech Savvy Conference

Seven female students from the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) participated in the seventh annual Tech Savvy Conference on March 7, 2020, in Hartford, Conn.

University Of Hartford to Provide Free Housing for First Responders
Apr 08, 2020

University Of Hartford to Provide Free Housing for First Responders

In partnership with the city of Hartford, the University will house police officers, firefighters, emergency telecommunicators, and other essential staff.

UHart’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers Team Led by Students from Different Majors
Apr 01, 2020

UHart’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers Team Led by Students from Different Majors

Through UHart's comprehensive and unique community, students can meet and work with others from different schools and colleges within the University. FSAE's team, for example, is led by students in CETA, Barney, and the Hartford Art School.

UHart Bringing Virtual Experience to Prospective Students
Mar 23, 2020

UHart Bringing Virtual Experience to Prospective Students

Changes to Spring Semester
Mar 21, 2020

Changes to Spring Semester

The University of Hartford has made the difficult decision to not resume in-person classes for the spring semester as planned. Classes will resume online March 30 and continue until the end of the semester.

Critical Updates to COVID-19 Response
Mar 16, 2020

Critical Updates to COVID-19 Response

UHart continues to work on detailed plans related to our phased approach to protect our community and the anticipated impact on our students and employees.

Coronavirus Update: Spring Break and Classes
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Spring Break and Classes

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), all classes have been canceled on Friday, March 13, and will resume on Monday, March 30, online only.

Coronavirus Updates
Mar 10, 2020

Coronavirus Updates

UHart continues to monitor new developments and concerns surrounding the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, and will provide updates to the campus community as available.

UHart Architecture Students Collaborate with Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum on Architectural Model
Mar 10, 2020

UHart Architecture Students Collaborate with Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum on Architectural Model

Fourth-year architecture students Andrew Petersen ’20, M’21 and Giancarlo Cano ’20 were commissioned to build a 3D model of the highly anticipated Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum’s new 9,000 square foot Education and Visitors Center.

Audio Engineering Technology Students Tour Telefunken’s HQ Through Growing Partnership
Mar 09, 2020

Audio Engineering Technology Students Tour Telefunken’s HQ Through Growing Partnership

The College’s partnership with the company for nearly twenty years has led to many opportunities for our students to visit, intern and eventually work there.

Author Peter Orner Wins Greenberg Center’s Wallant Award for Maggie Brown & Others
Mar 06, 2020

Author Peter Orner Wins Greenberg Center’s Wallant Award for Maggie Brown & Others

The University of Hartford’s Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies has named author Peter Orner the 2019 Edward Lewis Wallant Award winner for his book of short stories, Maggie Brown and Others (Little, Brown and Company, 2019). The presentation will be held on Wednesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. at the University of Hartford in the Harry Jack Gray Center’s Wilde Auditorium, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut.

Nine Engineering Students Attend BMES Annual Meeting
Mar 02, 2020

Nine Engineering Students Attend BMES Annual Meeting

Last fall, a record number of nine CETA students attended the 2019 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

University of Hartford Hillel Receives Multi-Year Grants Totaling $114,000 to Expand Hillel’s Reach on Campus
Feb 26, 2020

University of Hartford Hillel Receives Multi-Year Grants Totaling $114,000 to Expand Hillel’s Reach on Campus

These grants from the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford and Hillel International, along with support from the University, will enable University of Hartford Hillel to enhance support for student life on campus.

Happy 63rd Birthday, University of Hartford!
Feb 21, 2020

Happy 63rd Birthday, University of Hartford!

For the first time in UHart history, all four officers of our board of regents are alumni. They share why they have chosen to share their time and expertise with their alma mater.

CETA Celebrates 2020 National Engineers Week
Feb 21, 2020

CETA Celebrates 2020 National Engineers Week

The College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) celebrated National Engineers Week at the University of Hartford through various activities each day to inspire our future engineers.

Research Takes Felmlee Underseas and Overseas
Feb 20, 2020

Research Takes Felmlee Underseas and Overseas

ENHP’s Duffy Felmlee, associate professor of prosthetics and orthotics, was profiled in the February 2020 issue of O&P Almanac for his research with amputees and how they use their prosthetics in scuba diving.

Founders Day Challenge Kicks off on Feb. 20
Feb 19, 2020

Founders Day Challenge Kicks off on Feb. 20

The entire UHart community is joining together to support the University we all love.

Talented Hartford Art School Students Win Goldfarb Exhibition Purchase Prizes
Feb 11, 2020

Talented Hartford Art School Students Win Goldfarb Exhibition Purchase Prizes

A photography series portraying a father's time in prison, and an audio representation of how an artist spends their time, are now part of the University's permanent collection.

ENHP's Kori Stewart selected to speak on artificial intelligence in radiology at UK conference
Feb 10, 2020

ENHP's Kori Stewart selected to speak on artificial intelligence in radiology at UK conference

Kori Stewart, clinical assistant professor of radiologic technology in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, has been selected as one of two recipients of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation’s International Speakers Exchange Award.

Spring Visit Days
Feb 03, 2020

Spring Visit Days

UHart offers special visit opportunities for applicants and accepted students each spring. The various visit days are offered February to March 2020 and include a luncheon with faculty and current students.

Atomic Veteran Hank Bolden Returns to Hartt at the Age of 83
Jan 31, 2020

Atomic Veteran Hank Bolden Returns to Hartt at the Age of 83

This 83-year-old Hartt School undergraduate is fulfilling his dream of earning a UHart degree, 60 years after he started his education.

CETA Celebrates First-Year Students at Annual Academic Excellence Luncheon
Jan 30, 2020

CETA Celebrates First-Year Students at Annual Academic Excellence Luncheon

The College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) hosted its annual First-Year Academic Excellence Luncheon on January 30, 2020, for those who earned a 3.5 GPA or better after their first semester.

Students Take Advantage of Winter Break to Conduct Research, Study, and Serve Across the Country and Abroad
Jan 13, 2020

Students Take Advantage of Winter Break to Conduct Research, Study, and Serve Across the Country and Abroad

UHart students traveled across the country and around the world this January to learn about new cultures, conduct research, and help children in need.

Civil Engineering Students and Faculty Take Field Trip to Connecticut Department of Transportation
Jan 06, 2020

Civil Engineering Students and Faculty Take Field Trip to Connecticut Department of Transportation

UHart students met with fellow CT DOT engineers for real-world exposure to civil engineering in today’s climate.

2019 Year in Review
Jan 01, 2020

2019 Year in Review

2019 was a big year for UHart—from launching new programs to opening new buildings and everything in between. Check out the top 15 moments of 2019.

Associate Professor Works with NASA on Aerodynamics Research
Jan 11, 2011

Associate Professor Works with NASA on Aerodynamics Research

This past summer, Ivana Milanovic spent 10 weeks at the NASA John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, conducting research in a branch of aeronautics called aerodynamics.


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