In the Media: September, 2017

Media Contact: Karen Grava, Director of Media Relations | KGrava@newhaven.edu | 203-972-7246

Sept. 29, 2017 - Fox 61
Two University of New Haven Students Start Up Company, Solutech
Mia Sumra, a senior majoring in economics and Nathan Pitruzzello, a senior majoring in economics and computer science, have developed a new app that allows files to transfer from one device to another without the use of the Cloud.
Sept. 26, 2017 - WTIC-AM
Stoffer on 'Mornings with Ray Dunaway'
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security and retired member of the Foreign Service of the United States from 1980 to 2005, shares the latest developments on North Korea.
Sept. 25, 2017 - The Hill
We Should Question US Rail Safety in Wake of Failed London Train Bombing
Jeffrey Treistman, assistant professor of national security, comments on railroad safety in the wake of the London train bombing.
Sept. 25, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
Local College Students Develop File Transferring App
Nathan Pitruzzello, a senior majoring in economics and computer science, and a handful of other students, developed the app SlideDrive. SlideDrive is the first mobile and desktop application that allows you to transfer files directly from computer to computer without putting the files in the cloud. 
Mia Sumra, a senior economics major, is also involved in the company, SoluTech. 
Sept. 19, 2017 - Fox 61
University of New Haven Joins Sister Cities Alliance
The University of New Haven announced it will form an alliance with a group called New Haven Sister Cities to further the cultural understanding and exchange student opportunities with countries around the world.
Sept. 18, 2017 - New Haven Register 
UNH Joins New Haven’s Sister City Program
President, Steven Kaplan, and New Haven Mayor, Toni Harp formally introduced a partnership between the university and the New Haven Sister Cities program. This program will bolster the university’s global partnerships and cross-cultural understandings for students.
Sept. 17, 2017 - Hartford Courant 
Susan Campbell: Coffee With Two Scoops of Neighborliness
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments on Manchester’s Silk City Coffee and their “Love Coffee, Love People” board. This board is a community-driven response board where people can write anonymous posts with requests that other people can respond to.
Sept. 17, 2017 - Greenwich Time
Susan Campbell: Hands Off Birth-Control
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments on the current issues facing female reproductive health in healthcare policy.
Sept. 14, 2017 - New Haven Register
UNH Police Department Earns Tier 1 Accreditation
The University of New Haven’s police department has become the first at a private college or university in the state to earn Tier I accreditation from the State of Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council.
Sept. 14, 2017 - Hawaii News Now
University of New Haven Soars in U.S. News Rankings; Among the Nation’s Best Value Schools, Best Schools for Veterans
The University moved up in the rankings of regional colleges in the north this year. It was also ranked in the top 50 nationally for both overall value and value for veterans.  The Tagliatela College of Engineering is ranked among the top 100 best engineering programs in the nation. This story was picked up throughout the United States and had a reach of more than 20 million.
Sept. 13, 2017 - Chicago Tribune 
Kenneka Jenkins’ Death Strikes Chord With Amateur Sleuths, Police Critics
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on the trends with social media responses in crime investigations, especially in regards to Kenneka Jenkins’ death.
Sept. 12, 2017 - The National
President Steven Kaplan Featured in Official On-Board Magazine of Amtrak
President Steven Kaplan explains the university’s biggest strength has been its market response. For example, the university has one of the oldest MBA programs in the country as well as one of the first national security programs. He was featured in the August-September issue of National, the official on-board magazine of Amtrak.
Sept. 12, 2017 - S.I. (Staten Island) Live
West Brighton Resident Snags Interview With ‘The Next Einstein’
Nikodem Poplawski, a brilliant senior lecturer and physics coordinator sometimes referred to as the next Einstein, describes his successful career in physics during an interview with Andrew Ostrowski.
Sept. 12, 2017 - Fox 61/Hartford Courant
'Female/Feminist’ At Lyme Academy
Bénédicte Vanderreydt is one of 19 artists sharing their views on femininity, feminism and female sexuality in "Female\Feminist," an exhibit organized by Nancy Gladwell, Lyme Academy professor, and independent curator Alva Greenberg.
Sept. 11, 2017 - Great Falls Tribune
Little Caesars Arena is Not 100% Finished, But It’s Ready For Kid Rock
Gil Fried, professor and chair of the sports management, comments on the new arena in Detriot.
Sept. 7, 2017 - Austin Business Journal
6 Ways Corporate Giving Can Pay Off For Your Business
Khadija Al Arkoubi, associate professor of business, comments on how corporate giving can benefit organizations. (Subscription needed to view article)
Sept. 6, 2017 - WTIC-AM
Stoffer Talks North Korea on ‘Mornings with Ray Dunaway’
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, comments on North Korea.
Sept. 5, 2017 - i24News
Debrief: North Korea Vows to Retaliate for Sanctions
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, comments on UN sanctions on North Korea.
Sept. 5, 2017 - Sputnik International (Russia)
North Korea Crisis: World ‘Hasn’t Run Out of All Diplomatic Options’
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, comments on the successful testing by North Korea of a hydrogen bomb designed for intercontinental ballistic missiles. He explains the crisis on the divided peninsula could still be solved by diplomatic means.
Sept. 1, 2017 - WTNH-TV8
WestFest 2017
The 3rd Annual WestFest will take place on Sept. 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the West Haven Green. WestFest is a collaboration between the city and University of New Haven that was organized as part of an effort to bring the city and the university together. It is co-sponsored by the University of New Haven Mayor’s Advisory Commission, the Office of Mayor Ed O’Brien, the University of New Haven and Watson, Inc.  The organizers of the even also appeared on the WTNH morning show “Good Morning Connecticut” and live on Saturday during the WestFest setup.
Sept. 1, 2017 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell: New Milford Rallies Against Hate Attack
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments on the hate-driven vandalism attack on a local New Milford restaurant.