Hingham Resident Stephanie Lessing Will Present at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research

WEST HARTFORD, CT (02/12/2014)(readMedia)-- Stephanie Lessing of Hingham MA, has been accepted to present at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research (NCUR) to be held on April 3 and 4 in Lexington, KY. Lessing, a senior honor student at the University of Hartford was selected for his research paper titled "Quantitative Easing and Monetary Policies: Impact on Risk Culture and Economic Recovery." Lessing is one of nine University of Hartford senior honors students to be accepted to present at the NCUR.

It is especially noteworthy that every University of Hartford student application was accepted, which surpasses the usual acceptance rate of 40 percent. "The acceptance of every proposal demonstrates the excellence of our honors students, the rigor of their senior projects, and the quality of their mentoring by dedicated faculty," said Donald Jones, Associate Professor and Director of the University of Hartford's Honors Program.

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