News from Hartford International University

General HIU News

Newly Designed Doctor of Ministry to Launch in Fall 2024

May 13, 2024

A Doctor of Ministry degree will return to HIU this fall with a newly designed hybrid format.

General HIU News

Dr. Walter Earl Fluker to Receive Honorary Degree from Boston University

May 6, 2024

Dr. Walter Earl Fluker, Distinguished Professor of the Howard Thurman Center at Hartford International University for Religion & Peace, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Boston University during commencement ceremonies planned for May 16-19.

Alumni News

Dr. Irfan Omar '94 Reconnects with Old Friends at HIU

April 26, 2024

Dr. Irfan Omar ‘94, an MA alum, flew to Connecticut from Milwaukee, WI, to attend a conference at Yale University and along the way visited the HIU campus. Dr. Omar was once an international student from India who said that Marie Rovero, Library Acquisitions and Interlibrary Loans, and other staff members made him feel he had a family here. 

General HIU News

MAP Student Speaks at the United Nations on Social Justice for Lebanese Youth

April 22, 2024

In 2020, MA in International Peacebuilding student Amar Al Moussawy received support from the Youth Advisory Board leaders in the United Nations Development Program. In August 2023, she was accepted as a board member, developing leadership skills. This year, she spoke at the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) forum at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on "Social Justice for Lebanese Youth in Times of Crisis: The Vision vs. the Reality and Possible Alternatives for Better Inclusion." 

General HIU News

The Duncan Black Macdonald Center to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

April 18, 2024

On Monday, June 3, the Duncan Black Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations will celebrate its 50th anniversary and honor its legacy of academic programming, research initiatives, and public education efforts.