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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m.. The University will close at 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day on Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Classes starting at 2:30 p.m. or later today will not meet. All day and evening classes tomorrow are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and the Mortensen Library will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities after 2 p.m. today and all day tomorrow are canceled.


About the Biology Curriculum

"Innovative." That's how the National Science Foundation and other experts have described the University of Hartford's biology curriculum. What has gained the Department this national recognition is the way in which independent student laboratory work has been integrated into the curriculum. The Department offers uncommon opportunities to become involved in scientific research. Because of the program's excellence, we have received major grants for state-of-the-art research equipment from such respected agencies as the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Department of Energy. The Department of Biology now has advanced scientific equipment totaling more than half a million dollars. We even have a complete Student Electron Microscope Suite, which allows you to develop technical biological concepts. Whether you elect the B.A. or the B.S. program in Biology, you can practice applying what you learn to actual work situations. Senior students have enjoyed challenging internships at the Mystic Aquarium, the UCONN Health Center and other health-care agencies, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Park Service. Exceptional students may also participate in the department honors program. The Department offers small class size; faculty work closely with all majors and are concerned with helping students meet their professional goals and improve their skills and their opportunities for future work