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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 in Hartford Magazine, Giannaros in Hartford Business Journal, Goldstein in Los Angeles Times, and More
Richard Freund, professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, was the subject of a major feature story in the July 2011 edition of Hartford Magazine. The five-page spread of pictures and text focused on Freund’s archeological work with an international team of scientists who uncovered evidence of what they believe is the lost city of Atlantis. The work was also highlighted in the National Geographic Channel show, “Finding Atlantis.”
Javier Colon, a 2000 graduate of The Hartt School, was named the winner of the inaugural season of the popular NBC singing competition, “The Voice,” on Wednesday, June 29, taking home a prize of $100,000, a recording contract, and priceless exposure for his music career. You can see that moment here. Among the stories generated about Colon’s victory was this piece on NBC Connecticut, this piece in the West Hartford News, and this piece on Broadway World.com.
Demetrios Giannaros, professor of economics in the Barney School of Business, had an opinion article published in the Monday, June 27, issue of the Hartford Business Journal. The article, headlined “Connecticut’s Economy on the Mend,” can be seen here. In the article, Giannaros says that while the pace of the state’s economic recovery remains slow, the growth in tax receipts and job creation suggests that better days are ahead.
Warren Goldstein, chair of the history department in the College of Arts and Sciences, worked as a co-author with MIT professor emeritus Walter Lewin on the book For the Love of Physics. The book was recently reviewed in the Los Angeles Times. The book has also recently been released in audiobook format. Click here for more details.
Rep. Chris Donovan, Speaker of the House in the Connecticut legislature and an adjunct faculty member (teaching political science and sociology) at the University, was recently profiled on the CT Mirror.org website. To read the story, click here.
The World Scholar-Athlete Games and the World Youth Peace Summit, which were recently held on the University campus, did generate a significant amount of media coverage. There were stories in the Hartford Courant and Waterbury Republican-American, and on NBC Connecticut and Fox CT. There was also this story in the Hartford Courant and this story on Avon Patch.com.