Faculty to participate in
commemoration of Marshall Plans
A professor and emeritus professor will offer their expertise
during a forum commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Marshall
Plan. Thomas Paterson, professor of history, and Imanuel Wexler,
emeritus professor of economics, will discuss the background of the
foreign aid program in the context of world history and the
economics of post-war Europe and America. The pair will discuss the
plan's success in aiding in the recovery of Europe and
diminishing the threat of Communist expansion and stagnation of
The forum, sponsored by the World
Affairs Council, will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 8 in Janet
Blumberg Hall in the Hosmer Building at the School of Law in
Hartford. The fee is $8, $5 for World Affairs Council members.
It's free for students.
The program is aimed at remembering
the post-war world and teaching younger generations to understand
how the past shaped the present. The Marshall Plan, which provided
U.S. aid for nations ravaged by World War II, was announced in 1947
and launched in 1948.
For more information on the forum,
call the World Affairs Council at (860) 594-4100.
Stamford campus holds
session for BGS students
The Stamford campus is holding an information session for students
interested in pursuing a Bachelor of General Studies degree.
Students with two years of college credit or who have earned
associate's degrees are invited. The session will be held from
5:30-6:30 p.m. May 13 in the Jeremy Richard Library conference room
at the Stamford campus on Scofieldtown Road.
Courses will help grad
students ensure summer aid
Two new courses have been created to enable graduate students to
register for enough credits during the summer to be eligible for
financial aid. Graduate students can, through the Division of
Extended and Continuing Education, register for GRAD 395 for thesis
research and GRAD 495 for dissertation research. Up to five credits
will be awarded, the minimum needed for summer financial
The change was prompted by concerns
from graduate students that they would have to work during the
summer to make up for lost financial aid, putting their research on