What if, in the future, medical students and medical teams were able to virtually touch and manipulate objects in order to generate a greater understanding of how to use them? Well, that future is soon to be now and two students in the University’s College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) are helping to make it happen. Biomedical engineering major Thienly Nguyen ’18 and computer engineering major Wilmer Elguera ’17 are interning at Hartford Hospital’s Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), a training facility that is developing its first virtual reality training application.
As a piano performance major in the University of Hartford’s The Hartt School, Kelia Ingraham ’17 is used to being in front of an audience. But it was her writing, not music that put her center stage in February. Kelia was the University’s winning entrant in the 2017 Connecticut Poetry Circuit, a reading tour held at colleges and universities across Connecticut.
The Gov. M. Jodi Rell Center for Public Service at the University of Hartford is presenting a panel discussion, Civil Discourse in Politics, Monday, March 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Harry Jack Gray Center’s Wilde Auditorium on the University of Hartford campus. Max Reiss, political reporter for NBC Connecticut, will serve as moderator. The panel will explore how uncivil discourse in campaigning and governance shapes our view of politicians and our world. The discussion will include how we can maintain civility in these times of partisanship and social media, and what role the media plays in the process.