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CONGRATULATIONS, UHART GRADUATES!

See top moments from our Commencement ceremonies.  See More

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OUR COMMENCEMENT STUDENT AWARD WINNERS

Yonatan Shavit, Scott Veilleux, and Jarrett Lagler will be honored for academic achievement and community involvement.  Read More

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THE ART OF IMPACTFUL EXPERIENCES

Real-world experience gives students an edge when they compete for careers, but at the Hartford Art School, those portfolio-padding projects serve the community at the same time.  Read More

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NEW TELEVISION STUDIO SET GIVES STUDENTS AN EDGE IN JOB SEARCH

“It’s really going to open doors for students,” says Jack Banks, associate professor and co-director of the School of Communication, about the University’s new television studio set.  Read More

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BARNEY SCHOOL EXPANSION

Bridging the gap between the classroom and the real world is a hallmark of the Barney School. Four new learning-focused spaces provide homes for program elements that will enhance recruiting and preparing students for today's business challenges.   Read More

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THE NEXT GENERATION OF JOURNALISM

Do not be surprised if you see Jessica Floyd ’18 reporting from the road during the next presidential election.  Read More

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STUDENTS SPEND SPRING BREAK HELPING HURRICANE SURVIVORS

The words from Kimberly Aldoy '19 sum up why she and dozens of other University of Hartford students spent their spring break helping survivors of Hurricanes Harvey and Maria, which caused catastrophic damage in Texas and Puerto Rico in the fall of 2017.  See More

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Risks Pay Off for Winners of Student Art Competition

As an artist, deciding what type of work to create isn’t always a crystalline process – some artists feel a natural pull towards a medium, and others rhythmically oscillate between several different forms.  Read More

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Associate Professor's Marine Debris Research Earns Fulbright Scholarship to Teach and Study in India

Associate Professor Katharine Owens has been awarded one of the world’s most prestigious educational honors—a Fulbright foreign scholarship to teach and do research on marine debris found along India’s southwest coast.  Read More

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Professor and Two Students Crunch Data for Men's Basketball Program

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

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UHart Alumni Named to Connecticut Magazine's 40 Under 40 List

This year’s list of Connecticut’s up-and-coming achievers according to Connecticut Magazine include an alum who is a Hartford educator and rap artist, another alum who is a Hartford filmmaker, and a third alum who is a jazz recording artist.  Read More

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UHart Alumni Bring Olympics to Viewers Around the World

NBC says it has 2,500 employees working in PyeongChang, South Korea right now. Three of them are UHart alumni working to enable billions of viewers around the world to watch the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.  Read More

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Hawks Combine for 3.31 Departmental GPA

The University of Hartford Department of Athletics announced Tuesday that its student-athletes combined to earn a 3.31 grade point average for the Fall 2017 semester.  Read More

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UHart students help children with life-threatening Illnesses create unique memories

For children with life-threatening illnesses, a magical village with rides, Disney characters, and unlimited amounts of ice cream is a dream come true.  See More

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MORRISON INVITED TO MLS PLAYER COMBINE

New York, N.Y.- Andre Morrison, a four-year member and two-year captain of the University of Hartford men's soccer team, has been invited to participate in the 2018 adidas Major League Soccer Player Combine, as announced by the league.  Read More

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UHart Engineering Students Awarded for Plan to Lower the Cost of Food in Urban Areas

A lack of fresh, affordable food is a problem in America’s largest cities. There isn’t enough empty space to grow crops, so fresh fruit and vegetables have to be transported in at considerable expense.  Read More

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Saxophonist Mike Casey’s Popularity Soars as New Single Earns More Than 150,000 Spotify Plays

Saxophonist Mike Casey ’15 has become a successful recording artist since earning a BM in Jazz Studies from the University of Hartford’s The Hartt School.  See More

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Alternative Spring Break Trip to Houston

For this year's Alternative Spring Break trip, University of Hartford students will travel to Houston, Texas to help the community recover from Hurricane Harvey.  See More

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Student’s Research is Showcased at Museum Exhibit About Holocaust-era Lithuania

Imagine being a member of an archeology team when it makes an incredible international discovery—and being a junior in college at the time.  Read More

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New On-Campus Mobile Broadcasting Studio Gives Students Highly Sought-After Career Skills

Alex Young ’17 has discovered his passion—producing live sports events—thanks to the University of Hartford‘s new mobile sports studio.  See More

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Cutting-edge Research by Physical Therapy Professor and Students Improves the Lives of Children with Cerebral Palsy

When five-year-old Brayden Starr was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a baby, his parents struggled to find ways to give him the best quality of life.  See More

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Hartford Art School Grads’ Paintings in Animated Film, Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent is the world’s first feature-length animated film created entirely with oil paintings in the style of Vincent Van Gogh and includes artwork by two graduates of the University of Hartford’s Hartford Art School (HAS).  See More

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Student Entrepreneur Launched Clothing Line from Campus

Nikki Lehr ’19 is not waiting until graduation to follow her passion. “It’s part of my personality and my identity,” she says about the Messed & Distressed clothing line that she started in her residence hall room while she was still a first-year-student in 2015.  Read More

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UHart Archaeology Team Verifies Story of Courage and Survival During Holocaust

An intriguing story that took place during the Holocaust is about Nazi Officer Karl Plagge who risked his career and his life to try to save more than 1,250 Jews.  Watch More

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UHart Students Gained Valuable Experience through Summer Internships

Working for the world’s largest cosmetics company or testing a space launch system at NASA is impressive experience on any résumé. When it’s part of a University of Hartford student’s résumé, it’s a pretty good indicator of a path to future employment success.  Read More

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Prosthetics and orthotics professor and alumnus dive into underwater research

Scuba diving can be challenging for amputees, but thanks to an innovative underwater study by alumnus Michael McCauley M’16 and Duffy Felmlee, assistant professor of prosthetics and orthotics in the University’s Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, there is hope for improved function of prosthetic devices under water.   Read More

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Just Before Labor Day Weekend, We Asked Members of the Class of 2021 to Share Their Thoughts on the Transition to College

For our newest students, the transition to college included move-in or commuter check-in, being matriculated at Convocation, forming the traditional H, and getting to know the surrounding communities.  See More

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After a successful move-in weekend students had a chance to explore the greater Hartford area

Academic year ‘17—’18 is underway. Students, faculty, and staff are off and running toward new learning, new research, and new friendships. The Class of 2021 had several chances to learn more about the Hartford area before getting down to class work.  See More

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University of Hartford Welcomes More Than 1,500 New Students

“Reach out, ask for help, and we will do everything we can to make you successful,” University of Hartford President Gregory Woodward promised to the more than 1,500 new students who packed Lincoln Theater for their Convocation on Saturday, Aug. 26.  Read More

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UHart Students Livestream Total Solar Eclipse

As the moon moved between the earth and the sun over Paducah, Ky., on Aug. 21, University of Hartford student Mark Markiewicz ’18 was one of the only people not looking at the sky.  See More

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UHart Students Earn Valuable Experience Through Summer Internships and Hands-on Training

Nearly 67% of our recent graduates had internships and about a quarter  say their internship employer  offered them full-time jobs.  Read More

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Students, Professors, and Scientists Practice Balloon Launch in Preparation for Total Solar Eclipse

“Three… two… one… liftoff” was heard on a University of Hartford athletics field as a team of University of Hartford and University of Bridgeport students released an eight-foot tall helium-filled weather balloon on August 9.  See More

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Broadway Actress Christine Dwyer ’07 Returns to Hartford in Finding Neverland at The Bushnell

Christine Dwyer ’07 starred on Broadway as Elphaba in Wicked, performed live at the Tony Awards, and even sang for President Barack Obama. But there’s one thing she hadn’t done until this week—and that’s star in a show at The Bushnell in Hartford.  Read More

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Physical Therapy Students and Professor Pioneer an Exercise Program for Children with Disabilities that Fills a National Void

Nine-year-old Emma felt sad when she could not join her friends to play sports. She used a wheelchair because of cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that affects body movement and muscle coordination.  See More

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Two UHart professors and three students awarded prestigious fellowships, internships with NASA

Mechanical Engineering major Wesaam Lepak ’18 knows he’s achieved what many only dream of—landing an internship with NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration).  Read More

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Hartford Hawks win America East Walter Harrison Academic Cup with record-setting GPA

The University of Hartford Department of Athletics has taken home the newly named 2016-17 America East Walter Harrison Academic Cup, the organization announced on Tuesday.  Read More

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Walton Family Foundation Awards $4.8 Million Grant to the University of Hartford and Montessori Training Center Northeast to Create Montessori Bachelor’s Degree Program

The University of Hartford and the Montessori Training Center Northeast (MTCNE) have been awarded $4.8 million from a fund directed by James Walton of the Walton Family Foundation to establish an undergraduate Montessori education program at the University and conduct research about Montessori educator preparation over the next five years.  Read More

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Three Hawks were selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft

Within five days of one former Hartford Hawks baseball standout making a shining debut on the Major League Baseball stage, three current Hawks were selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.  Read More

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Alumna Develops Mobile App To Help Headache Sufferers Find Relief

Recent graduate Rosemarie Day ’17 is developing a mobile app she hopes will have headache sufferers reaching for their phones instead of the medicine cabinet.  Read More

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Actor Training Students Study With Well-Known Directors on Campus and Abroad

Billy Saunders Jr. ’17 says it was a rewarding experience to work with the renowned British director and actor Peter Craze, who brought The Picture of Dorian Gray to the London stage last year.  See More

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Born Without Left Hand, Recent ENHP Grad Pursues Prosthetics Career to Make Positive Impact

Gabrielle Sinotte ’17 of Manchester, N.H., likes to prove people wrong. Born without a left hand, she was once told she couldn’t jump rope, drive a car, or play a sport. Not only did she master all three, she says there isn’t a sport she can’t play.  See More

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New Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie brings her vision for Hartford Hawks Athletics to campus

During a well-attended introductory event in the University’s Sports Center, Mary Ellen Gillespie laid out her priorities: a total commitment to student-athlete welfare, acting with integrity, winning, and building trust and community relationships to boost resources.  See More