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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
Major in Hartford Courant, Sekou on Fox CT News, Matacin on NBC Connecticut, and Much More
William Major, associate professor of English in Hillyer College, had an article published in the Hartford Courant’s “Opinion” section on Sunday, Oct. 14. Major was commenting on the impact on society of our “slavery” to our smartphones. Read his commentary.
Bilal Sekou, associate professor of political science in Hillyer College, was interview for a story on Fox CT News on Thursday, Oct. 11, that previewed an upcoming debate between candidates for the U.S. Senate, Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican Linda McMahon. Here is the story.
Mala Matacin, associate professor and co-chair of the department of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was a guest on NBC Connecticut’s 11 a.m. news show on Friday, Oct. 5. Matacin, who also leads the Women for Change organization on campus, was interviewed about the “Girlcott 2013” campaign to help women deal with issues involving their self-image. Here is the interview.
The 11th Annual Hartt School Gala — Hartt’s Got Talent — which honored Marie-Claire and Jean-Pierre van Rooy for their philanthropy, leadership in the arts, and distinguished community service, was the subject of a Hartford Courant JAVA column on Monday, Oct. 8. To read about the event, which was held on Saturday, Oct. 6, go to the JAVA blog and scroll down to the headline "Hartt Throws a Gala" to read the story and see a gallery of photos.
The Hartford Courant’s “Arts” section on Sunday, Oct. 14, featured a review of a new biography on the life and musical artistry of world-renowned saxophonist Jackie McLean, who founded the McLean Institute of Jazz at The Hartt School. Here is the review.
Michael Crosbie, associate professor and chair of the architecture department in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, was highlighted in an article in Metropolis Mag.com, posted on Thursday, Oct. 11, about the best books to encourage children with an interest in architecture. Crosbie, who has written more than 20 books about architecture, has written five books that are specifically geared toward children.
Mitchell D. Weiss, an adjunct faculty member in the Barney School of Business and co-founder of the Center for Personal Financial Responsibility at the University, was interviewed for an article in the Saturday, Oct. 13, issue of the Deseret News about finding ways to avoid financial aid debt. He was also interviewed for a Friday, Oct. 12, article on Yahoo! Finance.com about consumers' being increasingly hit with fees in financial dealings. In addition, Weiss was quoted in a Friday, Oct. 5, story on Fox Business.com about the best techniques for students to land a job in their field of study.
Keyokah Mars-Garrick, a member of the Hartford Hawks women’s basketball team who graduated in 2012, has been named an assistant women’s basketball coach at the Coast Guard Academy, according to a story in The Day newspaper of the New London on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Her appointment was also noted by the Norwich Bulletin.