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Suzanne Anderson McNeil, assistant vice president of student affairs, was quoted in a front-page story in the Sunday, Sept. 9, edition of the Hartford Courant about institutions of higher education trying to help parents find the proper balance for their involvement in first-year students’ college life. Click here to read the article.
Mala Matacin, associate professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, and two students representing the campus chapter of Women for Change were featured in a WTNH News Channel 8 news story on Monday, Sept. 10 about a statewide campaign that is asking that women to forgo wearing makeup in March 2013. The campaign aims to raise awareness of how issues like body image, self-esteem, and gender roles can have a negative impact on women, noted University students and Women for Change members Kimberly Lindo and Melissa Simone. Click here to read the story and access the video.
Brenna Bridwell, a visiting professor of politics and government in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a story about Pakistan expelling the Save the Children organization from the country that appeared on both NBC Connecticut and on New England Cable News on Friday evening, Sept. 7. Click here to watch the interview.
Farhad Rassekh, professor of economics in the Barney School of Business, was interviewed on the Fox CT evening news on Monday, Sept. 3, for a Labor Day story on the short-term and long-term outlook for the U.S. economy. [Unfortunately because of the conflict between Fox CT and various cable companies, our monitoring service is unable to provide us with this clip.]
Thomas Filburn, professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture and director of the CT Space Grant Consortium, was interviewed for a story and video on the Hartford Courant website, posted on Tuesday, Sept. 4, about how the Space Grant Consortium program gives Connecticut college students a chance to have a role in space exploration efforts. The story and the video also both included an interview with recent University of Hartford graduate Jenna Daly about how the program creates a pathway for students into employment in the space industry. Click here to read the story and access the video.
The ”Stephen Brown: Legacy” exhibition in Joseloff Gallery which celebrates the life and work of the late painter and Hartford Art School faculty member, was highlighted in articles in the Hartford Advocate and Hartford Courant on Thursday, Sept. 6, and Wednesday, Aug 29, respectively. Both articles also included interviews with Lisa Gaumond, director of Joseloff Gallery. Click on Hartford Advocate story or Hartford Courant story.
The highly successful ”Walk for Weaver” fundraiser to support former Hartford Hawks women’s basketball player and University physical therapy student Amanda Weaver, who is battling colon cancer, was highlighted on WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News and in the Hartford Courant on Sunday, Sept. 9. More than 1,000 came out to the Walk and more than $45,000 was raised to help Weaver and her family with the medical expenses of her treatment.
Amelia Pereira, a senior on the Hartford Hawks women’s soccer team, was the subject of a story about her work this summer as an in-studio analyst for television coverage of Euro Cup ’12 for a television network in her native Portugal, as well as about the prospects for the Hawks women’s soccer team this season. Read the Hartford Courant story, that was published on Thursday, Sept. 6, or watch the NBC Connecticut story that aired on its Monday, Sept. 10, evening newscast.
The late Austin Dunham "Dunny" Barney, who was a member of the University of Hartford board of regents and a former president of the Hartford Art School, Inc. board of trustees, was profiled in the “Extraordinary Life” column in the Hartford Courant on Sunday, Sept. 9. The article included quotes from University President Walter Harrison and former Hartford Art School and current HAS faculty member Power Boothe. Click here to read the article.
C-SPAN 3 recently rebroadcast its “Lectures in History” program that filmed an honors class taught by Laurel Clark Shire, an assistant professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences. The rebroadcast of the class, which looked at American government policies involving the relocation of Native American tribes from southeastern United States to the Oklahoma Territory, took place on Saturday evening, Sept. 8, and Sunday afternoon, Sept. 9. Click here to watch the program.