In the Media: August, 2017

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Aug. 30, 2017 - WNPR
The University of New Haven Offers a New Class With a 'Twist of Lemmon'
Chris Lemmon, musician, actor, and lecturer on film, comments on his new class being taught at the university, "The Golden Age of Hollywood: Life Beyond the Silver Screen."
Aug. 29, 2017 - The Chronicle of Higher Education
Sure, You Can Take it With You- But Should You?
Michael Morris, professor emeritus of psychology, offers recommendations on what people should keep and pitch in their office when leaving their position.
Aug. 29, 2017 - Huffington Post
Helping Entrepreneurs Have Social Impact and Create Global Change
Paul Sessions, director of the Center for Family Business, was a panelist involved in the webinar entitled “How to Overcome Top Challenges that Business Owners Face.”
Aug. 29, 2017 - New Delhi Times
Tillerson Meets Trump, Pence Amid Speculation of Impending Exit
Joshua Sandman, professor of political science, comments on the meeting between President Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson amid speculation that Tillerson may leave his current position. This article also appeared in Voice of America News.
Aug. 28, 2017 - Connecticut Magazine
BACKSTAGE: Chris Lemmon Dishes on Dad at UNH, Getting Naked at Long Wharf
Chris Lemmon, musician, actor, and lecturer on film, will be presenting a solo show called, Twist of Lemmon, which depicts a personal portrait of his actor father, Jack Lemmon.
Aug. 28, 2017 - GrassWire
Are US Rail Networks Secure Enough to Withstand Derailment Plots?
Jeff Beatty, lecturer in national security, comments on the security concerns regarding national railroads and their vulnerabilities for derailment plots.
Aug. 26, 2017 - New Haven Patch
Key Partners With The University of New Haven
Paul Sessions, director of the University of New Haven’s Center for Family Business, comments on the university’s partnership with Key Private Bank and KeyBank Commercial Banking and how it will bring financial planning, investment, and commercial banking expertise to the center.
Aug. 25, 2017 - The Hill
Domestic Crisis Further Clouds Stand-Off with Kim Jung-Un
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, discusses Steven Bannon’s comment that the U.S. does not have a military option for dealing with North Korea and how a strong, calming seasoned leadership is needed in Washington.
Aug. 25, 2017 - Global News
John Kelly Reviewing Everything Before it Lands on Trump’s Desk: Reports
Joshua Sandman, professor of political science, comments on President Trump’s newly appointed chief of staff, John Kelly. Sandman believes that President Trump needs Kelly’s help.
Aug. 24, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
Largest Freshman Class Ever Moves in at UNH
Steven Kaplan, president of University of New Haven, welcomes the class of 2021 and their families to campus today. The incoming freshman class is 33% larger than last year’s class and the largest in the university’s history.
Aug. 23, 2017 - Inside Higher Ed
Shocker: Professors Like to Be Paid
Stuart Sidle, associate provost for strategic initiatives, comments on monetary incentives for professors who offer hybrid and online courses.
Aug. 23, 2017 - WTIC-TV61 (Fox)
University of New Haven Welcomes Class of 2021
The University of New Haven welcomes the class of 2021 moving in this week, its largest class in history. The university will have nearly 7,000 students enrolled this 2017-18 academic year.
Aug. 22, 2017 - WFSB-TV3
President Trump’s New Afghanistan Strategy
Matthew Schmidt, assistant professor in national security and political science, comments on President Trump’s new strategy on the Afghanistan War and how the strategy will not lead to meaningful changes.
Aug. 22, 2017 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
University of New Haven Welcomes Largest Class in History
The University of New Haven will begin welcoming its largest class in history on Aug 23. The class is 33 percent larger than last year’s class and consists of 1,730 new students from 33 states and 21 countries.
Aug. 22, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
University of New Haven Offers Class on Golden Age of Hollywood
The University of New Haven is offering a unique class this year studying the Golden Age of Hollywood. The class will be taught by Chris Lemmon, son of Jack Lemmon who was an icon in Hollywood’s Golden Age. Lemmon will also be performing his one-man show “A Twist of Lemmon” on September 14th.
Aug. 21, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
University of New Haven Launches Artifact Genome Project
The Cyber Forensic Lab at the University of New Haven has created the Artifact Genome Project (AGP), which is a digital forensic evidence archive that can help investigators worldwide solve cases more quickly.
Aug. 18, 2017 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell: Fighting Cancer With A Wary Eye On Congress
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments on the Medicaid debate in Washington and how it helps individuals like Chuck Redfern, who has tongue cancer, with treatments and medication.
Aug. 18, 2017 - New Haven Register
University of New Haven to Welcome Fullbright Scholar from Ireland
Frank Breitinger, an assistant professor of computer science and co-director of the University’s cyber forensics group, will host David Lillis, a scholar from the University of Dublin for the next few months. Lillis will spend his time at the University of New Haven studying ways to extract digital evidence on devices to help police investigations.
Aug. 18, 2017 - PolitiFact
Were Militia Groups in Charlottesville Better Equipped than Virginia State Police?
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice and a former police chief, comments on the type of force Law Enforcement officers use today. They often consider public opinion and decisions on using heavy equipment is likely a political decision.
Aug. 17, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
Kenneth Gray Comments on the Barcelona Attack
Kenneth Gray, a retired FBI agent and a lecturer in criminal justice and national security, discusses the recent Barcelona Attack and how rare these types of attacks actually are.
Aug. 17, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
Preparing for Tax Free Week
Pete Peterson, a practitioner-in-residence of business, discusses how shoppers can get the best out of tax-free week without breaking the bank by looking at great deals and planning ahead.
Aug. 17, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
Stretch Your Dollar: How to Not Overspend During Tempting Tax-Free Week
Pete Peterson, a practitioner-in-residence of business, reminds the public to be smart when shopping during tax-free week and to not spend money on things that you don’t need.
Aug. 14, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
Social Media Safety and Security
Frank Breitinger, assistant professor and co-director of the University’s forensics lab, explains how your social media settings and the information you post may cause you to be a victim of cyber crimes.
Aug. 14, 2017 - The Day
Democrats Lost Their Base and Must Now Rebuild
Joshua Sandman, professor of national security, comments on how the Democratic Party can rebuild by improving its relationship with working-class, middle America to win future elections.
Aug. 10, 2017 - Pennsylvania Real-Time News
‘Just Following Leads,' Chief Says About Searches in Sunbury Cold Case
Henry C. Lee, chaired professor of forensic science and the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, is assisting the Sunbury Police Department with its investigation into the cold case of Barbara Miller. Police suspect that Miller was murdered and believe that she was buried in a wall inside her former home.
Aug. 10, 2017 - WTIC-AM1080
Ray Dunaway: Should We Be Worried About North Korea?
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, discusses North Korea including the history of nuclear weapons threats and how China and South Korea will be affected if any military action is taken.
Aug. 9, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
University of New Haven Named One of the Best Colleges
The Princeton Review has named the University of New Haven as one of the best and most elite schools in the nation. It is the second year in a row that the University has been featured in this prestigious college guide.
Aug. 9, 2017 - WTIC-AM-1080
Matthew Schmidt Discusses North Korea’s Nuclear Warheads
Matthew Schmidt, assistant professor of national security and political science, comments on North Korea’s nuclear weapons and how a war with North Korea will cause a heavy amount of U.S. causalities.
Aug. 8, 2017 - WTIC-AM-1080
Matthew Schmidt Comments that the Nuclear Crisis is Troubling
Matthew Schmidt, assistant professor of national security and political science, comments on North Korea’s threat that they developed a nuclear warhead small enough to fit on top of a ballistic missile.
Aug. 7, 2017 - ABC News
Angry Parents Take School Coaches to Court
Gil Fried, professor and chair of sport management, comments on the amount of non-injury-related sports lawsuits that have been filed by parents against coaches, leagues, and school districts in the United States.
Aug. 7, 2017 - Yahoo! News
North Korea: Everything You Need to Know about the Nuclear Crisis that has Got the World on Edge
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, comments on the nuclear crisis and how the United States is focused on ending North Korea’s nuclear testing.
Aug. 7, 2017 - Forensic Magazine
Amid Army Ban, New Haven Team Presents Forensic Access of Chinese-made Drones
The University of New Haven’s Cyber Forensics Lab developed a new program, Drone Open source Parser, to access the DJI Phantom III drone to retrieve GPS locations, flight times, battery power, and other information. The team presented the program at the recent 17th annual DFRWS Digital Forensics Research Conference in Austin, Texas.
Aug. 7, 2017 - The Advocate
LGBT Movie Poster History: Preserving the Fossil Record
Wes Davis, adjunct professor in English and film, writes in this national magazine about his recent exhibition at the University of New Haven’s Seton Gallery last spring.
Aug. 6, 2017 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell: We Are The Other White Evangelicals
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments in her regular column on the political force that white evangelicals have become, how they are all different, and how their faith will continue to fight social injustices.
Aug. 6, 2017 - Information Nigeria
This Sweet Solution To Lyme Disease
Eva Sapi, associate professor of biology, has found that in a test tube the liquid form of Stevia has killed more Lyme disease-causing bacteria than the three antibiotics that are given to patients for treatment.
Aug. 4, 2017 - Tone & Tenor Talk Radio Show
US Sanctions Against Russia And Others – Cause & Effect
Matthew Schmidt, assistant professor in national security and political science, explains why the U.S. has sanctions in place, the reason behind the passing of the bill, and how the bill affects European countries.
Aug. 4, 2017 - NJ.com
2 Men Confessed to Murder. Their DNA Tells Another Story.
Timothy Palmbach, associate professor and chair of forensic science, testifies that his analysis of the blood spatter found at the scene of a New Jersey crime contradicts the sequence of events stated in the suspects’ confessions.
Aug. 4, 2017 - Resilient Performance Podcast
Charles Morgan Talks About His Extensive Research
Charles Morgan, a psychiatrist and associate professor of national security, discusses his extensive research on psychological traits that are important when it comes to the selection of U.S. military operations candidates.
Aug. 2, 2017 - WTNH "Good Morning Connecticut"
Diane Smith on Her New Role at the University of New Haven
Diane Smith, distinguished lecturer of communications, discusses the university's new communications class for first-year students and how it will prepare students to communicate appropriately not only in their academic careers but also in real-world business settings.