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April 24, 2015
What do motorcycles and asteroids have in common? Our engineering students have the answer.
April 24, 2015
Caryl M. Stern, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, will be the keynote speaker at the University’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Maria Cattaui, former secretary general of the International Chamber of Commerce, will be the speaker at the Graduate Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16.
April 21, 2015
Desiann Anglin ‘15 is graduating in just three years thanks to hard work and credits she earned in high school.
April 20, 2015
The Hartt School is proud to announce that its widely hailed Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series is returning for a seventh season. The four-concert series is supported by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. For the upcoming 2015–16 season, the fund has provided a grant of $55,000.
April 17, 2015
Bestselling author and award-winning poet Mark Doty met with students in two English classes on campuses, giving them unique access to a working writer.
April 14, 2015
Chaz Davis '16, who is losing his eyesight due to a rare disease, is finding success both on the track and in the classroom.
April 9, 2015
William Easterly, a professor of economics at New York University and co-director of the NYU Development Research Institute (which won the 2009 BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge in Development Cooperation Award), will discuss “The Tyranny of Experts: How Freedom Got Lost in the War on Global Poverty,” as the University of Hartford’s annual Deeds Symposium lecture.
April 7, 2015
Ashley Allen '10, an Emmy-winning associate producer at MLB Network, got her start at a sports television show she created on campus.
April 6, 2015
The University of Hartford’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies will present a talk by Boston Globe classical music critic Jeremy Eichler on “Arnold Schönberg’s Musical Memorial to the Holocaust” and a performance of selected works of German-Jewish refugee musicians by soprano Rachel Abrams of Hartford Opera Theater.
March 31, 2015
Just three years after Nathaniel Palma graduated in spring 2011 with honors from the University of Hartford, he was selected as a Walt Disney World Ambassador in October 2014 from among 74,000 Disney Cast Members, for the prestigious position.
March 26, 2015
The husband-and-wife team of JW & Melissa Buchanan, known as “The Little Friends of Printmaking” who first made a name for themselves through their silkscreened concert posters, will give a talk in the Auerbach Lecture Series.
March 25, 2015
Deanna Brossi, a senior majoring in business management in the Barney School of Business, has chosen a different way of celebrating her graduation — she will be setting off on a roughly 4,000 mile cross-country bike ride with the 4k for Cancer team, to raise money for The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.
March 19, 2015
Alexa Keener (’16), one of 38 students working as a volunteer in the ongoing rebuilding efforts in New Orleans during Spring Break 2015, had been looking forward to this opportunity since last year’s Alternative Spring Break program ended.
March 18, 2015
The University of Hartford’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, together with Hartford Hillel, will present a program on “Why Jewish Genes Matter” on Tuesday, March 24. The program will be preceded by a “Gift of Life” Bone Marrow Foundation swab drive.
March 16, 2015
Timothy Fisher, dean of the University of Connecticut School of Law, will give a talk on “Affordable Justice: When and How?” as he delivers the University of Hartford’s annual Jon O. Newman Lecture on Law and Justice on Monday, April 13.
March 12, 2015
University students Amber Gipson and Nicholas Mastrangelo, with help from Professor Mala Matacin, created a short documentary film about a person dealing with Parkinson's disease. Then they got to see their film played on the giant scoreboard at Hartford's XL Center.
March 10, 2015
The University’s Barney School of Business is upping its game in preparing students for the job market by sending them for practice job interviews with company human-resource managers and teaching them how to communicate better with Baby Boomers and Gen Xers.
March 5, 2015
Several members of the University of Hartford community, including President Walter Harrison and faculty and students, have been active at the Connecticut State Capital recently, speaking about a variety of important issues.
March 2, 2015
This year, the University celebrates its 30th anniversary of the International Festival, which promotes cultural diversity and intercultural learning. The University’s International Center has a long tradition of helping international students both socially and academically.
February 23, 2015
On Hollywood's biggest night, a UHart alum was at the Oscars red carpet thanks to his job with the Academy.
February 13, 2015
The University of Hartford will host a screening of the film, "Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin," on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 19. That will be followed that evening by a panel discussion of the issues involved in Civil Rights Movement, as well as the personal issues facing this openly gay black man.
February 9, 2015
? In celebration of Black History Month, Anthony T. Rauche, associate professor of ethnomusicology, will give a talk on “This Little Light of Mine: The Power of Music and Civil Rights.” Prior to the talk, members of the University of Hartford’s Gospel Choir will perform.
January 23, 2015
A team of University researchers is designing a piece of farming equipment to dramatically improve the harvesting process in Kenya's Lake Region.
January 20, 2015
President Walter Harrison was recently recognized with two major honors for his efforts on intercollegiate athletics. On Jan. 15, he was presented with the NCAA’s prestigious Gerald R. Ford Award, and on Jan. 14, he was appointed to the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics.
January 20, 2015
University of Hartford President Walter Harrison was recently recognized with two major honors for his efforts on intercollegiate athletics. On Jan. 15, he was presented with the NCAA’s prestigious Gerald R. Ford Award, and on Jan. 14, he was appointed to the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics.
January 14, 2015
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics Co-Chairmen William E. “Brit” Kirwan, chancellor of the University of Maryland System, and R. Gerald Turner, president at Southern Methodist University, announce the appointment of four new members to the Commission, including University of Hartford President Walter Harrison.
January 12, 2015
United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York Edgardo Ramos, who was named the 2014 Latino Judge of the Year by the Hispanic National Bar Association, will deliver the keynote address at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance at the University of Hartford.
January 12, 2015
Alex Cabal '05 used the experience he gained as a Red Cap to earn a job in student affairs.
January 6, 2015
Dozens of University of Hartford students are seeing the world while earning course credits this Winterterm.
January 2, 2015
As 2015 begins, let's take a look at some of our memorable moments from 2014.

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