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- Hawkapella in Hartford Magazine, Educational Main Street on Fox CT News, Pier on WLIS-AM, and More
- Media Coverage of former Hartt School Dean Malcolm Morrison’s Passing
- Sekou on NBC Connecticut, Matacin on Fox CT, Parker in Hartford Courant, and More
- Pence in Journal Inquirer, Kelly in Seasons magazine, Goldstein in Slate.com, and More
Freund Interviewed by Media Outlets around the World, Rassekh on Fox CT, Filburn to be on NBC Connecticut and Fox CT, and More
Local media coverage of the impact of the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan led to interviews of Farhad Rassekh, professor of economics in the Barney School of Business, on the economic impact of the devastation in Japan, and Thomas Filburn, associate professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, on the impact of the damage to some of the country’s nuclear power plants. Click here to see Rassekh’s interview with Fox CT on March 11. Filburn will be an in-studio guest on NBC Connecticut news at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15 and the Fox CT Morning Show on Thursday, March 17, to discuss engineering and safety issues involving Japan’s nuclear power plants.
Richard Freund, director of the University’s Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, has been interviewed by dozens of media outlets around the world in conjunction with his archaeological work that has led to the possible discovery of the ancient city of Atlantis. Among the interviews have been NBC Connecticut, the Hartford Courant, the Connecticut Jewish Ledger, Fox CT, New York Daily News,The Telegraph of London, and the Globe and Mail of Toronto . Freund also did an interview with the Reuters news service that was posted to the Huffington Post and he has also been interviewed by BBC Radio, CKNW Radio in Vancouver, News.com in Australia, Newstalk Radio in Ireland, and others.
Carol Padberg, associate professor of painting in the Hartford Art School, was interviewed at the New Britain Museum of American Art by Channel 3 Eyewitness News for a story on its 5:30 p.m. newscast on Friday, March 4. The story was a feature on her solo show which features art that is interactive — "crazy quilts" that are high capacity color barcodes.
John Schmaltz, director of public safety at the University, was recently honored as the town of Cromwell’s “Man of the Year,” according to a story in the Middletown Press on Monday, March 7. Click here to read the article.
Jack Hardy, who gained fame as a University of Hartford student in 1969 when, as editor of the student newspaper, he was convicted of libeling President Nixon for publishing a vulgar cartoon depiction of him, passed away on Friday, March 11. (The conviction, and a $50 fine, were overturned on appeal.). The passing of Hardy, a folk singer and folk music promoter whose Greenwich Village recordings and songwriting workshops furthered the careers of Suzanne Vega, Lyle Lovett, Shawn Colvin, and Tracy Chapman, was noted by The New York Times, Paste Magazine, and the Hartford Courant.