Due to forecast winter storm conditions, the University of Hartford will be closed for day classes (those classes before 4 p.m.) and daytime operations on Monday, Feb. 2. An advisory on the status of evening classes and activities after 4 p.m. will be released by early afternoon on Monday.
During the time that the University is closed, the Commons will maintain regular dining hours for residential students. snow closing guide
current as of 8:54 p.m., 2/1/15
Laura Pence, a professor of chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Hartford, talks about the field of inorganic chemistry; the properties and uses of organic chemicals, particularly as catalysts; the ruthenium and copper complexes she researches; and career paths for chemistry graduates. Pence also discusses the year she spent recently as a Congressional Science Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C;, working in Colorado Sen. Michael Bennett's office.
She also talks about the difference between weather and climate; the meaning of "global warming," its connection with wildfires and flooding in Colorado; climate change and land-use management; and the Forest Service and its mission.
professor of chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
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