Dec. 29, 2014 - MSN.com
Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader
"Cerebral. Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over as Senate Leader" UNH practitioner-in-residence
and Connecticut state senator Martin Looney is moving into one of the most powerful
positions in Connecticut government as the new Senate president pro tempore, the highest-ranking
senator who negotiates with the governor, the House Speaker and other top officials
on the most important issues facing the state.
Dec. 29, 2014 - WLNY (New York)
Nancy Niemi on The Benefits of Texting
"Nancy Niemi on the Benefits of Texting" Nancy Niemi, chair of the education department
at UNH, says the use of "text-isms' in mobile applications has no negative impact
on literacy and in fact may encourage it. Due to copyright issues, video links are no longer available.
Dec. 25, 2014 - New Haven Register
"West Haven Black Coalition to Hold Annual Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr" UNH student
Brittany Palmer will present reflections on Martin Luther King Jr.at the 29th Annual
Tribute to the civil rights leader held by the West Haven Black Coalition on Jan.
11. The tribute, one of the oldest King tributes in the area and also generally one
of the first each year, will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the First Congregational
Church of West Haven, 1 Church St. on the Green.
Dec. 23, 2014 - Dailymotion
"University of New Haven Supermileage Vehicle Testing 2014 - Side View 3/22/14."
Dec. 23, 2014 - Meriden Record-Journal
"Police Killings Have Law Enforcement on Guard" Local police departments have been
stressing safety after the targeted killings of two New York City officers over the
weekend and the fatal shooting of an officer in Florida. David Lambert, UNH assistant
professor of criminal justice and a former police officer, notes that when it comes
to safety precautions, unfortunately there’s not much more officers can do to protect
themselves."They are always vigilant, but there’s no guarantee that there’s anything
that is going to make them safer,"
Dec. 23, 2014 - New Haven Living
Town and Gown
"Town and Gown" The city of New Haven and UNH announced a new partnership in November
through which the city will provide 15 jobs to college students as part of a co-operative
education program. (Article not available)
Dec. 23, 2014 - New Haven Living
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah
"Yeah, Yeah, Yeah" In early November, UNH president Steven Kaplan hosted an event
for donors that included a lecture from a Beatles scholar and senior lecturer in the
English department, Wes Davis and Nathan Ward, a senior criminal justice major. (Article
Dec. 22, 2014 - Al Rai’
Abe Baggili on E-Terrorism Ibrahim (Abe) Baggili, assistant professor and director
of the Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (cFREG), is interviewed on e-terrorism.
Dec. 19, 2014 - Before It's News
"Morgellons Disease: Massive Progress in Scientific Research" Research headed by UNH
professor of biology and environmental sciences Eva Sapi successfully identified and
confirmed that infectious organisms were present in Morgellons patient skin lesions.
Evidence of two human pathogens were identified by the analysis of whole genome sequencing.
The goal of the next phase of Dr. Sapi’s study is to provide more evidence that Morgellons
disease has infectious agent etiology.
Dec. 18, 2014 - West Haven Voice
UNH Study Examines Attitudes
"UNH Study Examines Attitudes" Eight UNH students from the Service Learning course
"Ideas into Law" presented the findings of their semester-long research examining
the attitudes and preferences of West Haven voters. (Article not available)
Dec. 18, 2014 - West Haven Voice
Morin Joins UNH as Vice-President
Morin Joins UNH as Vice-President Stephen J. Morin, an experienced leader in higher
education philanthropy has been named vice-president for university advancement at
UNH. (Article not available)
Dec. 18, 2014 - West Haven Voice
UNH Officer Takes Oath
"UNH Officer Takes Oath" Scott Gardner is sworn in as UNH's newest police officer. (Article
Dec. 18, 2014 - WTIC-AM
[AUDIO] Matthew Schmidt on Russia Sanctions (This audio file has been removed by the original publisher.)
[AUDIO] Matthew Schmidt on Russia Sanctions - Matthew Schmidt, member of UNH’s national
security and political science faculty, discusses the effect of U.S. sanctions against
Dec. 18, 2014 - University at Buffalo/UB Reporter
Graff Receives Statewide AIA Award
"Graff Receives Statewide AIA Award" Linsey Graff '08 was awarded the 2014 Intern-Associate
Award by the American Institute of Architects New York State (AIANYS) for her "commitment
to community outreach, education and diversity in the profession."
Dec. 17, 2014 - New Haven Independent
"We'll Take The Million, But..." The City of New Haven has moved closer to accepting
a Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Grant in the amount of $1M from the U.S. Department
of Justice, intended to improve conditions in the city's Newhallville neighborhood.
A fixed amount of $80,000 would be allocated to the University of New Haven for program
evaluation and research. Allocation for the remainder of the budget is being negotiated
between city alders and administrative officials.
Dec. 17, 2014 - Meriden Record-Journal
"Cheshire Photographer Showcases Method of Extreme Close-Up Shots" UNH art and interior
design adjunct faculty Alexander Harding's extreme close-up still life photography is featured.
Dec. 15, 2014 - Police Chief Magazine
"Preventing Victimization: Public Health Approaches to Fight Crime" A focused deterrence
program called Project Longevity was started in New Haven in 2012 to identify and
provide guidance to individuals most at-risk for committing crime—who incidentally
are also most at-risk for being victimized. A team of researchers from UNH and Yale
plans to determine whether Project Longevity can be correlated to a statistically
significant reduction in shootings and arrests for violent crimes.
Dec. 15, 2014 - New York Times
"As N.C.A.A. Issues Pile Up, a Call for a Commission" Allen Sack, UNH professor of
sports management and founder of the Drake Group in residence at UNH, attended a closed-door
meeting with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington to discuss the future
of college sports governance. Says Sack, "I thought there was unanimity that the changes
taking place are significant enough that it deserves some careful study, and that’s
tough to do unless you have the access to finances the federal government can get."
Dec. 14, 2014 - New Haven Register
"Body Cameras Welcomed on Greater New Haven Cops, but Privacy Questions Arise" When
a police officer arrives to a public place with a body camera on, privacy issues come
into question. But Jibey Asthappan, assistant professor and director of UNH's national
security program, said it’s unlikely body-camera video information could be accessed
by someone outside the police department. If the video footage is not connected to
a network, getting any information would be unlikely.
Dec. 14, 2014 - Design & Trend
"Terrorist Detainees Indoctrinated Into Learned Helplessness, Report Says" UNH psychiatrist
Charles A. Morgan III comments on recently disclosed CIA techniques for detainee interrogation
and the theory upon which they were developed. "My impression is that they misread
the theory," said Morgan. "They’re not really scientists."
Dec. 12, 2014 - Connecticut Post
"Friday was Be Safe Day in Greenwich Schools" UNH freshman Nicholas Chiappetta participated
in Be Safe Day, a day of events sponsored by the Greenwich school district to raise
awareness about safety. Chiapetta is also a firefighter with the Sound Beach Volunteer
Fire Department. "We give them life skills that they can use not only at high school,
but also in college," he said.
Dec. 12, 2014 - Baltimore Sun
"Challenging Assumptions Through a Chance Encounter" Paul Marx, UNH professor emeritus
of English recounts a chance encounter on a train.
Dec. 11, 2014 - Lawfare (blog)
"Hard National Security Choices" The architects of the CIA’s interrogation program
attempted to create psychology-based techniques that would cause a detainee to lose
his "sense of control and predictability." But UNH psychiatrist Charles A. Morgan
III says, "they misread the theory."
Dec. 10, 2014 - Saudi Gazette
"King Appoints 8 New Ministers" Fahaad Al-Hamad '84 MPA has been appointed Saudi Arabia's
minister of communications and information technology.
Dec. 10, 2014 - WTIC Fox 61
New Partnership Between UNH and City of New Haven
"New Partnership Between UNH and City of New Haven" A new partnership between UNH
and the city of New Haven will give new opportunities to students with an interest
in public safety. The city is paying for 10 students to work 35 hours a week as part
of a co-op program with the Henry Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. Due to copyright issues, audio and video links are no longer available.
Dec. 10, 2014 - New Haven Register
"University of New Haven Gets $2M Gift For Engineering Scholarships" UNH will use
the largest gift for scholarships in its history — $2 million — to establish an endowed
scholarship fund for graduate students pursuing degrees in engineering, university
officials announced Wednesday. The money is the gift of an anonymous donor, UNH said
in a press release. "This magnificent gift will make a tremendous difference in the
lives of many students," said President Steven H. Kaplan.
Dec. 10, 2014 - New York Times
"Architects of C.I.A. Interrogation Drew on Psychology to Induce ‘Helplessness’" UNH
psychiatrist Charles A. Morgan III comments on recently disclosed CIA techniques for
detainee interrogation and the theory on which they were developed. "My impression
is that they misread the theory," said Morgan, who met the techniques' architects
while studying the effects of stress on American troops. "They’re not really scientists."
Dec. 10, 2014 - New Pittsburgh Courier
"Police Shooting Victims Lives ‘Worth’ Less Than a Ham Sandwich" A critique of the
current grand jury system cites the work of UNH professor emeritus Gerald D. Robin,
whose study found that only 19 states require that all felonies be prosecuted through
grand jury indictments, while 23 reserve it for capital offenses and 30 make it optional.
Dec. 10, 2014 - CTNow.com
"Taking A Shot: Testing New Ways To Curb Concussions" At a time when concussions and
the study of concussions are playing a larger role in sports, especially football,
coaches and programs are becoming more proactive in taking preventative measures.UNH
is using sensors to chart the level of impact absorbed by players.
Dec. 10, 2014 - New Haven Independent
"What We Learned— And What We’re Learning" Justin Exum '15 reflected on his academic
journey on a public-access television program focusing on education, health literacy,
and civic engagement.
Dec. 8, 2014 - Record Journal
"Southington Moves Forward With Plans Despite Competing Sports Complex" The town of
Southington is investing $40,000 in engineering work with the hopes of attracting
a developer to build a sports complex there. But UNH professor of sports management
Gil Fried has reservations about building such a facility in the area.
Dec. 7, 2014 - New Haven Register
"5-Year-Old New Haven Boy Gets Rock-Star Wish Granted" UNH students cheered along
5-year-old Adrian Laureano of New Haven, who got to be a "rock star" for a day as
part of a Make-A-Wish Foundation grant.
Dec.4, 2014 - Medscape
Ebola: FDA Staff Argue for Randomized Clinical Trials
"Ebola: FDA Staff Argue for Randomized Clinical Trials" Summer McGee, Ph.D., CPH,
a medical ethicist, UNH associate professor, and director of the M.S. in Health Care
Administration Program, suggests a more efficient path to finding an effective treatment
for Ebola virus disease. (Article not available)
Dec. 4, 2014 - WAVE (Louisville)
Chargers Volleyball at NCAA National Championships Fall Festival
[VIDEO] Chargers Volleyball at NCAA National Championships Fall Festival The UNH volleyball
team volunteered and spent time with local children in Louisville, Ky. to share their
enthusiasm for the sport. Due to copyright issues, audio and video links are no longer available.
Dec. 3, 2014 - Digital Guardian
"Data Breach Experts Share The Most Important Next Step You Should Take After A Data
Breach in 2014 - 2015 & Beyond" Jibey Asthappan, UNH assistant professor and head
of the National Security Program, offers advice on the most important next steps to
take following a data breach.
Dec. 2, 2014 - New Haven Register
"New Haven’s Robin Salters Named Regional Coach of the Year for Eighth Time" UNH women’s
volleyball coach Robin Salters has been named the American Volleyball Coaches Association
Division II East Region Coach of the Year, her eighth region coach of the year honor.
The Chargers are 24-8 (11-3 Northeast-10) and return to action in the D-II national
quarterfinals on Thursday when they take on Arkansas-Fort Smith at 7:30 p.m. in Louisville,