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The University of New Haven is a hub of research, creativity, and innovation. Professors and staff members, working closely with their students, lead academic centers, initiatives, and institutes that strive to address important issues or challenging questions that impact the world.

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Center for Family Business

The Center for Family Business provides programs and services for families that own, manage, and/or work in a business together.

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Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Institute

The Nonprofit Institute provides educational resources, mentoring, partnerships, and collaborative spaces to nonprofit firms and social enterprises in the Greater New Haven area.

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Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science

Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science

Named in honor of world-renowned forensic scientist Dr. Henry C. Lee, the Institute links scholars, researchers, students, forensic scientists, law enforcement, the legal community, and professional practitioners in many fields to address the scientific and social issues confronting the forensic science community and the criminal justice system throughout the world.

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Institute of Social Justice

Institute of Social Justice

Comprising students, faculty, staff, and community partners, the Institute of Social Justice promotes political, economic, and social justice on campus and in the surrounding community.

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Tow Youth Justice Institute

Tow Youth Justice Institute

A University, state, and private partnership, the Tow Institute leads the way in juvenile justice reform through collaborative planning and policy development, training, research, and advocacy efforts. 

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Center for Analytics

Center for Analytics

The Center for Analytics (CFA) is a hub of sponsored research within the University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. Dedicated to providing students the opportunity to use data to study complex issues within the fields of criminal justice, national security, international political science, and data science, the CFA employs 100 students through paid research positions.

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Center for Forensic Investigations of Trafficking in Persons

Center for Forensic Investigations of Trafficking in Persons

The Center for Forensic Investigations of Trafficking in Persons helps combat the crime of modern-day slavery through increasing the number of convictions of perpetrators, while enhancing support services rendered to victims of human trafficking. 

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Cyber Crime Center

Cyber Crime Center

The Cyber Crime Center functions as a national cyber-security task force that assists the academic sector, government, and industry to help meet the ever-evolving challenges in cyber-crime prevention and investigation.

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Center for Wildlife Forensic Research

Center for Wildlife Forensic Research

The Center responds to the need for scientifically and forensically robust research in the area of wildlife crimes. The Center has grown steadily since its creation and is now gaining recognition for the work that is being done by its members.

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Center for Arts Programming

Center for Arts Programming

Based at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, the Center for Arts Programming engages the community and enriches the quality of life throughout the region by developing a robust and dynamic experience in the arts. 

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Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network

Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network

The University of New Haven is part of the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network, a national partnership of universities with the shared mission of graduating engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset.

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Project to Integrate Technical Communication Habits

Project to Integrate Technical Communication Habits

Supported by the Davis Educational Foundation, the Project to Integrate Technical Communication Habits initiative is an innovative effort designed to improve the technical communications skills of engineering graduates.

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Engineering and Science University Magnet School

Engineering and Science University Magnet School

The University of New Haven is a partner of the Engineering and Science University Magnet School, a New Haven inter-district school with a college preparatory theme that emphasizes principles of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for grades 6 through 12. The school is located on the west corner of the University’s campus.

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Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way

The University of New Haven is the affiliate university in Connecticut for Project Lead the Way, a national program uniting public schools, higher-education institutions, and the private sector to increase the quantity and quality of engineers and engineering technologists graduating from our education system.

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