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Late Opening on Wednesday, January 28

In the aftermath of the winter storm, the University of Hartford will open on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Classes will begin at 10:30 a.m.   snow closing guide

Until that time, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open normal hours for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries remain closed until the University reopens Wednesday at 10 a.m. 

current as of 6:20 p.m., Jan. 27, 2015

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Natacha Poggio to Speak at Women's Wednesday on May 14

Posted 05/12/2014
Submitted by Margaret Gooch
Category: Campus Announcements

Women's Wednesday

Wednesday, May 14
12 to 1 p.m.
Woods Family Classroom, Mortensen Library

Natacha Poggio, social impact designer and assistant professor of visual communication design in the Hartford Art School, lectures locally and internationally on the value of art and design education as a catalyst for positive social change.

Poggio will speak on "Design Thinking Strategies for Leadership" from her experiences in the social innovation field. She describes Design Thinking (DT) as a creative process that combines empathy, creativity, and rationality to meet user needs and drive success. Commonly practiced in the design world, DT has revolutionized the business, entrepreneurship, and global health fields, as it is based around the "building up" of ideas—thus eliminating the fear of failure and encouraging maximum participation across disciplines.

RSVP to Margaret Gooch at 860.768.5289 or, as seating is limited.