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Steve Metcalf, director of instrumental studies at The Hartt School, was quoted in a Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine story about the financial crisis facing orchestras in a number of major U.S. cities. Click here to read the Tuesday, Aug. 21, article.
Bilal Sekou, associate professor of political science in Hillyer College, was a guest on FOX CT’s “Stan Simpson Show” on Saturday, Aug. 18. Sekou and Simpson talked about a wide array of political topics, including the political future of Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan (which you can watch by clicking here and here); the U.S. Senate race between Linda McMahon and Rep. Chris Murphy (which you can see by clicking here); and Mitt Romney’s selection of Rep. Paul Ryan to be his vice-presidential running mate (which you can watch by clicking here and here).
Morella Mora Leal, a project coordinator at the University of Hartford’s Center for Social Research, had an opinion article about the importance of Latinos here sending a clear, united message to the presidential candidates about the need to improve the path to immigration published in the Saturday, Aug. 18, edition of the Hartford Courant. Click here to read the article.
The efforts by the members of the Hartford Hawks women’s basketball team to organize the “Walk for Weaver” to support former teammate Amanda Weaver, who has been diagnosed with colon cancer, was recognized with some media coverage. WFSB-Channel 3 interviewed players Daphne Elliott and Ruthanne Doherty and Coach Jen Rizzotti for a story that aired on Thursday, Aug. 16 and again on Sunday, Aug. 19. (Click here to see the story.) The Day of New London newspaper interviewed current Hawk Nikka Smith and recently graduated team member Keyokah Mars Garrick for a story about the walk, which is being held on campus on Saturday, Sept. 8. Click here to read the article.
A story about the upcoming Joseloff Gallery exhibition of works by late Hartford Art School faculty member Stephen Brownwas published on Monday, Aug. 20, by the Foothills Media Group, which prints the Avon News, Simsbury News, Canton News and the Torrington Register Citizen. Click here to see the story. (Reporters from the Hartford Courant and the Hartford Advocate are working on stories about the exhibition and they are expected to be published around the Thursday, Sept. 6 , opening reception.)
Dan Yustin, a sophomore member of the Hartford Hawks men’s golf team, who had threatened a wire-to-wire victory after shooting a course-record 65 on Thursday, Aug. 16, finished second overall in the Buffalo District Golf Association Individual Championship, according to a Sunday, Aug. 19, story in the Buffalo News. Yustin “qualified for the U.S. Amateur this summer, and more will be heard from him,” noted the newspaper in its article. Click here to read about his course-record round and here to read about his second round results.