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In Their Own Words

Hear some of our faculty and staff talk about their research interests and experiences.  For more videos go to


Dr. Heather Coyle
Associate Professor, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

Dr. Heather Coyle is setting up a national databank that will allow law enforcement to track marijuana DNA. Dr. Coyle, who specializes in forensic botany, has developed a new method for collecting the drug's genetic fingerprint, making it easy for officers to collect the samples at crime scenes.

Dr. Carmela Cuomo
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences


Dr. Carmela Cuomo, professor of environmental science at UNH, is leading a study to determine what types of algae from Long Island Sound might be best suited for use as biodiesel fuel.

Professor's Research Shows Invasive Sea Squirt Threatens State's $30 Million Shellfish Industry. Read Article


Dr. William Tafoya
National Security

University of New Haven Professor and Director of the UNH National Security Program and UNH Forensic Computer Investigation Program, William Tafoya Ph.D., has been selected to serve as an Academic Fellow of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies anti-terrorism training program this summer.

Dr. Stuart Sidle
Employment Issues

Dr. Stuart Sidle will discuss the various types of stress inducing supervisor-subordinate dynamics that get in the way of a satisfying and productive work environment.  And, he will provide guidance for employees on how they can better understand their relationship with their supervisor and options for improving these complex relationships.


Dental Clinic
The UNH dental hygiene program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), the branch of the American Dental Association responsible for accrediting all U.S. schools of Dental Hygiene.

Fire Lab
A leader in experiential education, the University of New Haven is experiencing a historic and nationally recognized surge in enrollment. Founded in 1920, the University provides its students with a unique combination of solid liberal arts and real-world, hands-on professional training.

TCoE Wind Tunnel
University of New Haven is recruiting it's next generation of engineers.