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University student Alessandra Cabral testified before state legislators on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in opposition to Gov. Dan Malloy’s proposed cuts in the Connecticut Independent College Student Grant program, which provided need-based scholarships last year to more than 5,400 Connecticut residents attending private colleges and universities in the state. Cabral told legislators that she is a mother who already works two jobs in order to afford the tuition with the hope of obtaining a degree in biochemistry. Click here to see the interview she did with Fox CT News on Wednesday, Feb. 22 or click here to read her interview with the Hartford Courant.
A photo gallery of images from the University’s Founders Day celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 21, was posted on the Hartford Courant’s website on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Courant also published one photograph from the event, which showed President Walter Harrison, former Hartford Art School Dean and Professor Power Boothe, and graduate student Caitlin Terry (one of the event’s organizers) leading a parade of revelers to view the floats. Click here to see the photo gallery.
The Hartford Courant did a story on Wednesday, Feb. 15, about an experiment involving osteoporosis that is scheduled to fly on the SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft, possibly this spring. The experiment is being developed collaboratively by a team of students from the Annie Fisher STEM Magnet School and the University High School of Science and Engineering, along with Rob Lipski, a University of Hartford senior majoring in biology. The team has been developing their experiment in a laboratory at the University with the assistance of Aime Levesque, an assistant professor of biology in the University’s College of Arts and Sciences and one of the team's mentors. Click here to read the article
Both NBC Connecticut and WFSB-TV Channel 3 previewed the “Scale Smashing” event that the Women for Change organization held outside the University’s Gengras Student Union on Thursday, Feb. 16. Click here to watch a video taken at the event.