Linda Greenhouse, an award-winning journalist who, as a reporter for The New York Times, covered the United States Supreme Court for nearly three decades, will be presented with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at the University of Hartford's annual Fall Commencement.
University of Hartford students who have been working on international humanitarian projects in Kenya and India are holding a Showcase event to highlight what has been accomplished so far and to help raise money for future trips that will continue to move these projects forward.
Richard Freund and Avi Patt, who have both recently published highly acclaimed books, will be the featured presenters at the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies' First-of-the-Month Contemporary Issues Forum, which for December will focus on "The Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies Book Festival: How Books Transform Jewish History."
Daniel Bozhkov, a Bulgarian-born artist based in New York City, will discuss the artist's role as a producer of new strains of meaning into seemingly closed systems as part of the Auerbach Lecture Series of the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford.
"Michael Parenti, a political science scholar and lecturer, will speak on "Political Liberties and Economic Democracy" as part of the University of Hartford's "Civil Liberties in the 21st Century Community Conversations Colloquium."
"Creative Souls: Mental Health, Jewish Life and Art," a panel discussion featuring members of the Department of Psychology at the University of Hartford and a representative of Jewish Family Services, is the second in a new series of programs at the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, called the First-of-the-Month Contemporary Issues Forum.
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