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March 2016

People Recognized at Eastern’s Ella Grasso Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University presented its annual Ella T. Grasso Distinguished Service Awards on March 30. In its eighth year, the awards recognized three individuals who work tirelessly to...

Posted on March 31, 2016 by Michael Roul;eau

Eastern’s Visual Arts Club Curates Exhibit, “The Art Initiative.”

Earlier this semester Eastern Connecticut State University’s student-run Visual Arts Club curated an exhibit “The Art Initiative” to showcase student work

Posted on March 30, 2016 by Jolene Potter

Environmental Earth Science Department Attends Geological Society of America Northeastern Annual Meeting

Eastern Connecticut State University Environmental Earth Science (EES) faculty and students recently attended the Geological Society of America (GSA) Northeast Section 51st Annual Meeting in...

Posted on March 30, 2016 by Anne Pappalardo

The Interconnection between Science & Creativity

On April 11 at 7 p.m. in Room 110 of Eastern Connecticut State University’s Fine Arts Instructional Center, Dr. Edison Liu, president and CEO of the Jackson Laboratory, will present a unique...

Posted on March 24, 2016 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Professor Presents Cancer Research

On March 9, Garrett Dancik, professor of computer science and bioinformatics, presented research and current developments in bioinformatics and computational biology during the faculty...

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Jolene Potter

Local Schoolchildren Learn about Ireland at Arts and Culture Day

The Betty R. Tipton Room at Eastern Connecticut State University was transformed into a frenzy of Irish culture on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, as more than 250 schoolchildren from...

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Earns Silver Designation from Sustainability Report

Eastern Connecticut State University has just renewed its Silver rating through the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), a transparent, self-reporting framework for...

Posted on March 18, 2016 by Ed Osborn

English Department Presents English At Work

Eastern Connecticut State University’s English Department hosted a panel discussion of Eastern alumni titled “English at Work” on March 11. The English Department, led by...

Posted on March 15, 2016

“Spectra,” Eastern’s Second Art Exhibition Opens to Public

“Spectra,” the second exhibition of the 2016 spring semester at Eastern Connecticut State University’s new Fine Arts Instructional Center opened on March 10. Spectra is curated by...

Posted on March 15, 2016 by Christina Rossomando

Art Historian Anne Dawson Publishes Book on J. Alden Weir

Anne Dawson, professor of art history and chair of the Art & Art History Department at Eastern Connecticut State University, is the editor and co-author of “Rare Light: J. Alden Weir in...

Posted on March 14, 2016 by Edward Osborn

U.S. District Judge Michael Ponsor Delivers Lecture at Eastern

U.S. District Judge Michael Ponsor discussed the Jekyll and Hyde faces of the U.S. justice system in a lecture at Eastern Connecticut State University on March 9. In his lecture he examined...

Posted on March 14, 2016 by Anthony LaPenna

Accounting Students Help ‘Make Ends Meet’ through VITA Program

On a cold February evening in Willimantic, an anxious, middle-aged woman sits beside Nicole Brooks. The woman opens a folder and nervously spreads out an assortment of tax forms, pay stubs and...

Posted on March 10, 2016

Eastern Hosts CT-NATS Auditions, Student Singer Wins

More than 90 singers from across the state came to Eastern Connecticut State University on March 5 for the annual student auditions of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of...

Posted on March 09, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Visiting Artists Present “Where Digital Meets Physical.”

Internationally recognized artists Laleh Mehran and Chris Coleman visited Eastern Connecticut State University on March 7 to discuss artistic collaboration and blending digital art with the...

Posted on March 08, 2016 by Michael Rouleau