In the Media: October, 2017

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Oct. 31, 2017 - Yahoo! Finance
University of New Haven Hacking Team Competes Nationally After Winning Regional, Connecticut Competitions
The University of New Haven fended off teams from Drexel and Carnegie Mellon, one of the top universities worldwide in cyber security and technology education, among others to advance through the regional competition hosted recently on the campus of Penn State. This story was picked up by media nationally and globally.
Oct. 31, 2017 - WFSB-TV3
Ken Gray on Manhattan Terrorist Attack
Kenneth Gray, lecturer in criminal justice and retired FBI special agent, comments on the terrorist attack that occurred in Manhattan when a man in a rented truck ran over people on a pedestrian and bike path.
Oct. 30, 2017 - Canada National (CTV) News
Manafort, Former Partner Charged in Russia Probe
Kenneth Gray, lecturer in criminal justice and retired FBI special agent, comments.
Oct. 27, 2017 - FOX61
Fox, University of New Haven Form Partnership
Fox61 is opening a news bureau on the campus of the University, bringing many benefits to students.
Oct. 27, 2017 - New Haven Register
Fox61 Opens News Bureau at University of New Haven
Fox61 is opening a news bureau at the University of New Haven, where it will partner with the University and its Communication, Film and Media Studies Department and offer opportunities for students. The story ran in other Connecticut Hearst papers including Greenwich Time.
Oct. 25, 2017 - Sputkik News
’A Real Danger’ of ‘Miscalculation’ Between U.S., North Korea, Expert Warns
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, comments on the recent report that the U.S. is preparing for their B-52 nuclear-capable bombers.
Oct. 25, 2017 - Greenwich Time
Three West Haven Mayoral Candidates Meet in University of New Haven Forum
West Haven mayoral candidates came to University of New Haven to speak at a forum Wednesday evening that allowed students to ask questions. The forum featured Mayor Ed O’Brien — running as a write-in candidate — Republican City Council member David Riccio and Democratic former councilwoman Nancy Rossi, who beat O’Brien in a Sept. 12 primary.
Oct. 25, 2017 - Wallet Hub
2017 World Series Facts: Dodgers vs. Astros
Duane Bailey, associate vice president and director of athletics and recreation, comments on facts and trends of the major league baseball (MLB) and the 2017 World Series.
Oct. 24, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
FBI-Led Cyber Security Unit Forms As Online Crime Spikes in Connecticut
Abe Baggili, associate professor and assistant dean engineering, comments on the formation of a new task force to fight cyber crime.
Oct. 24, 2017 - New Haven Register
First Black Police Office Fights to Regain Job After Firing For Off-Duty Incident
John DeCarlo, chair and professor of criminal justice, comments that firing police officers for off duty actions is infrequent.
Oct. 23, 2017 - New Haven Register
Long-Departed Local History Will Be Walking Through the Graveyard Saturday Night in West Haven
Students from the University of New Haven Drama department will portray several “deceased characters” in the West Haven Historical Society’s 8th annual Graveyard Lantern Tour on Sat. Oct. 28.
Oct. 23, 2017 - The Patch
University of New Haven, Fox 61 Announce Partnership Station to Open News Bureau on Campus
The University of New Haven and FOX61, the Connecticut Fox affiliate, announced today that the television station will open a news bureau on the University’s main campus at 300 Boston Post Road.
Oct. 16, 2017 - Las Vegas Sun
How We Heal (Hint: There is Goodness All Around Us)
Ken Gray, lecturer in criminal justice and retired FBI special agent, comments on PTSD as a potential outcome for victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting.
Oct. 13, 2017 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell: Real Worry Voter Suppression, Not Fraud
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments.
Oct. 13, 2017 - New Haven Register
Dr. Henry C. Lee Weighs in on Las Vegas Massacre, Says Killer Was Older Than Most Mass Shooters
In the lead pg. 1 story, Henry Lee, founder and chair of the Henry Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science and retired former head of the Connecticut State Police Crime Lab, weighs in on the Las Vegas Mass Shooting and how it was different from other national mass shootings.
Oct. 12, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
Dr. Henry Lee Weighs in on Las Vegas Shooting Investigation
Henry Lee, founder and chair of the Henry Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science and retired former head of the Connecticut State Police Crime Lab, provides insight on the investigation of the Las Vegas mass shooting. The story was also featured on NBC CT, WFSB, and Fox 61.
Oct. 11, 2017 - Forensic Focus
Interview with Cinthya Grajeda Mendez, University of New Haven
Cinthya Grajeda Mendez, a cyber systems graduate student and researcher for the Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG), is interviewed by Forensic Focus.
Oct. 10, 2017 - New Haven Register
Bombing Trial Shows NYC’s Blanket Coverage By Video Cameras
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on the digital evidence used to support the 2016 Manhattan bombing case that injured 30 people.
Oct. 10, 2017 - My Record Journal
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Interviewed on Cable Access Show
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, will be interviewed on this month’s edition of Jim Pellegrino’s statewide TV show, “The Hour,” which airs on Friday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m.
Oct. 9, 2017 - HartfordBusiness.com
As Executives Age, Future of CT Family-Owned Businesses Under Threat
Paul Sessions, director of the Center for Family Business, comments on the uncertain future family owned businesses face in the future years ahead due to a number of factors.
Oct. 9, 2017 - Las Vegas Sun
What Motivated Las Vegas Shooter, Enabled Scope of Devastation?
Ken Gray, lecturer in national security and former FBI special agent, comments on the motivations behind the shooter in the Las Vegas Mass Shooting.
Oct. 9, 2017 - New York Times
New Wall Street Candidates Emerge to Test Trump-Era Appeal
Josh Sandman, professor of political science, comments on the new and growing trend of businessmen seeking political office. This article was featured in numerous publications around the world including Great Britain and Nigeria.
Oct. 4, 2017 - New Haven Register
University of New Haven Students With Ties in Puerto Rico, USVI, Speak Out at Forum
University of New Haven graduate student Jason Torres, who just returned from visiting his grandparents in post-Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico, speaks at a panel discussion Tuesday. Kayra Clouden, another University of New Haven student spoke about the devastation on her home island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. This article was also picked up by a number of other local publications.
Oct. 4, 2017 - USA Today
Las Vegas, Orlando, Newtown: What Spurs a Mass Shooting?
Maria Tcherni-Buzzeo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on the trend of mass shootings in recent years including the ones in Newtown, Conn., Orlando, Fla., and most recently, Las Vegas, N.V.
Oct. 4, 2017 - The Hill
Las Vegas Highlights Islamist Terrorism is Not America’s Greatest Domestic Threat
Jeffrey Treistman, assistant professor of national security, comments on domestic terrorism.
Oct. 4, 2017 - WTNH
UNH Students Stand Up for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Students at the University of New Haven held a forum to encourage people to raise funds for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Oct. 3, 2017 - WVIT-NBC CT
Students to Help Raise Funds for Hurricane Victims
Students at the University of New Haven held a forum to encourage people to raise funds for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Oct. 3, 2017 - U.S. News and World Report
Federal Investigation Fuels Debate Over the Amateur Nature of College Sports
Allen Sack, professor emeritus and former president of The Drake Group, Inc., comments on the debate over if and how college athletes should be paid after a federal investigation of alleged fraud and bribery schemes at marquee national programs.
Oct. 3, 2017 - CBS Radio
Ken Gray Discusses Vegas Mass Shooting on ‘Mornings with Ray Dunaway’
Kenneth Gray, lecturer in criminal justice and retired FBI special agent, comments on the Las Vegas mass shooting that killed 59 people and injured over 500.
Oct. 3, 2017 - News 12 CT
Ken Gray Discusses Vegas Mass Shooting
Kenneth Gray, lecturer in criminal justice and retired FBI special agent, comments on the Las Vegas mass shooting that took place on Oct. 1, 2017.
Oct. 2, 2017 - The Denver Post
In Wake of Vegas Massacre, Security Experts Offer Tips to Stay Safe in Large Gatherings
Gil Fried, chair and professor of sports management and analyst of security plans, comments on the small steps a person can take for better chances of survival in a situation like the Las Vegas mass shooting.
Oct. 2, 2017 - 95.9 WATD FM
MA: Counter Terrorism Expert Discusses Las Vegas Shooting
Jeff Beatty, lecturer in national security and a nationally recognized security expert with a background in counter-terrorism, shares his reaction and analysis of the Las Vegas mass shooting with WATD’s Christine James.
Oct. 2, 2017 - CT News Junkie
Op-Ed: Crime Statistics Aren’t As Telling As You Might Think
Maria Tcherni-Buzzeo, associate professor of criminal justice, writes an op-ed about crime statistics and analyzes what they really mean.
Oct. 1, 2017 - Hartford Courant
A Well-Deserved Honor For Former New Haven Coach, AD Debbie Chin
The University of New Haven honored Debbie Chin, former associate vice president and director of athletics and recreation, by naming their basketball court after her.
Oct. 1, 2017 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell: Fundraisers No Way to Handle Health Care
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments on the personal stories of people using fundraisers to help fund their health treatments.