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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m.. The University will close at 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day on Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Classes starting at 2:30 p.m. or later today will not meet. All day and evening classes tomorrow are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and the Mortensen Library will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities after 2 p.m. today and all day tomorrow are canceled.

 

Former White House Economic Adviser to Discuss How to Compete in a Global Economy


Posted 04/26/2010
Posted by Meagan Fazio

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Todd Buchholz, a former White House economic adviser, will discuss emerging issues in free enterprises at the 2010 Deeds Symposium at the University of Hartford on Monday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford. This year's Symposium will explore "How to Compete in a Global Economy."

Buchholz served as a White House director for economic policy from 1989 to 1992. He is a managing director of the $15 billion Tiger hedge fund and an award-winning economics professor at Harvard University. He is also a renowned author and a frequent commentator on ABC News, PBS, and CBS.

Buchholz earned advanced degrees in economics and law from Cambridge and Harvard. He holds several engineering and design patents and is a co-producer of the Broadway smash "Jersey Boys."

The Deeds Symposium was created in 1982 at the University of Hartford to provide a forum for the discussion of free-market principles. Program speakers are internationally known participants in the continuing discussion of free enterprise and government.