In the Media: July, 2014

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July 31, 2014 - WTIC-AM
[AUDIO] Gil Fried on NCAA Head Injuries Settlement / Gil Fried, member of UNH's sports management and business faculty comments on a recent settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes that will change the way athletics programs deal with head injuries
July 29, 2014 - WTIC Fox 61
Gil Fried on NCAA Head Injuries Settlement
Gil Fried on NCAA Head Injuries Settlement Gil Fried, member of UNH's sports management and business faculty comments on a recent settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes that will change the way athletics programs deal with head injuries.
July 28, 2014 - Hartford Courant
"Hands-On Learning At Engineering Camp In New Haven" At UNH's "engineering camp," 25 high school students from across Connecticut worked in teams to build prototypes of helicopter wings, wind turbines and space vehicles. The process is essential to an engineer's work, UNH Engineering Professor Maria-Isabel Carnasciali said. "What they're learning is to prototype something, see how it works and make it better. It gets them to understand things don't always work the first time. That's what real life engineering is all about."
July 27, 2014 - New Haven Register 
New Haven’s Hillhouse Launching New Specialized Educational Academies
"New Haven’s Hillhouse Launching New Specialized Educational Academies" UNH will play a significant role in the development of two new academies within James Hillhouse High School — the IDEA Academy and the Law, Public Safety and Health Academy. UNH's Henry C. Lee Forensic Institute will be working with the public safety academy in particular. The academies will operate independently from each other, each consisting of roughly 250 students. (Article not available)
July 26, 2014 - New Haven Register
"Editorial: New Developments Brighten West Haven’s Outlook" Expansion plans at UNH will bring more PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) money to West Haven even as they attract businesses to build around them, offering hope for the city's future economic vitality.
July 26, 2014 - New Haven Register
Creativity in Motion [photo gallery]
"Creativity in Motion" [photo gallery] UNH hosted a TEAM Summer Camp sponsored by Sikorsky that introduces high school students to authentic engineering practice. (Article not available)
July 25, 2014 - WTIC-AM
[AUDIO] Matthew Schmidt on Russia-Ukraine Developments (This audio file has been removed by the original publisher.)
[AUDIO] Matthew Schmidt on New Russian-Ukraine Developments Matthew Schmidt, member of UNH’s national security and political science faculty comments on new developments in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, further investigation of the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 over Ukraine, the U.S. State Department’s assessment of Russian involvement in the conflict, and possible connections between Russia and Syria.
July 25, 2014 - WTNH
"Engineering Camp" at UNH (3)
"Engineering Camp" at UNH Twenty-four high school students took part in "engineering camp" at the University of New Haven, using 3-D printers to build helicopter blades, turbines and wheels.
July 24, 2014 - WTIC Fox 61
"Engineering Camp at UNH" Twenty-four high school students took part in "engineering camp" at the University of New Haven designed to develop problem-solving, computer aided-design and teamwork skills.
July 24, 2014 - WTNH
"Engineering Camp" at UNH (2)
"Engineering Camp" at UNH Twenty-four high school students took part in "engineering camp" at the University of New Haven designed to develop problem-solving, computer aided-design and teamwork skills.
July 24, 2016 - New Haven Register
"Photos: University of New Haven Engineering and Manufacturing Academy" Students used 3-D printers to make parts for ground vehicles, helicopters and wind turbine powered cars at the Team-Based Engineering and Manufacturing Academy at UNH in West Haven on 7/24/2014.
July 24, 2014 - NBC Connecticut 
"Engineering Camp" at UNH (4) Maria-Isabel Carnasciali, member of UNH's engineering faculty led two dozen high school students in putting their engineering skills to the test using 3-D printers to build helicopter blades, turbines and wheels.
July 24, 2014 - New Haven Independent 
New Haven Independent (July 24): "Fire Chief Seeks New Uniforms, Firehouses" UNH's Dr. Henry C. Lee was a featured speaker at the installation of Allyn Wright as New Haven's fire chief. Lee worked with Wright when Wright was on the arson squad and commended the new chief as a "people" person.
July 23, 2014 - WTNH
Robert Holub on Lacrosse Camp
Robert Holub on Lacrosse Camp Robert Holub, men's lacrosse coach at UNH talks about the free lacrosse camp that took place at Kayo Field.
July 23, 2014 - Connecticut Post/Education Matters blog
"Copter Wings, Wind Turbines And Car Wheels, Oh My!" High school students attending an engineering-themed summer camp at UNH will test their efforts at a competition to be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24 in UNH’s Buckman Hall, Room 225.
July 23, 2014 - New Haven Register
"West Haven’s Savin Rock Festival Opens Thursday at 5 p.m." The 33rd annual Savin Rock Festival starts Thursday and will continue all weekend in Old Grove Park, down by the beach. The event is sponsored by UNH and will run from 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday and noon-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
July 21, 2014 - Mark Twain Journal
Journal Honors Research of UNH English Professor
Journal Honors Research of UNH English Professor The work of David E. E. Sloane, member of UNH's English department faculty is honored in the most recent issue of the Mark Twain Journal. (Article not available)
July 19, 2014 - Best-top10-list.com
Top 10 Most Ways Nature Acts Like The Movie Inception
"Top 10 Most Ways Nature Acts Like The Movie Inception" Nikodem Poplawski, member of UNH's physics faculty hypothesizes that our universe may exist inside an alternate universe. He infers that for each dark gap structure, another universe structure could be inside it. As he puts it, "our universe could have itself framed from inside a dark gap existing inside an alternate universe."
July 18, 2014 - WTIC-AM
[AUDIO] Howard Stoffer on The Downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 (This audio file has been removed by the original publisher.)
[AUDIO] Howard Stoffer on The Downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17; and New Developments in Gaza Howard Stoffer, member of UNH's criminal justice faculty and foreign affairs expert discusses the downing of Malaysian Flight MH17; and new developments in the Israel-Palestine conflict.
July 18, 2014 - Connecticut Post
"Bridgeport Area Business People" Summer McGee, member of UNH's public management faculty has been awarded a Distinguished Faculty Healthcare Executive Regents Award by the American College of Healthcare Executives. The award recognizes ACHE members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of healthcare management excellence and the achievement of ACHE's goals.
July 18, 2014 - Connecticut Post
"Report Cites Progress, Needs In Partner-Violence Policies" Many Connecticut colleges and universities are taking action to prevent dating violence and sex assault on college campuses - but more can be done, according to a report released by the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Leila Dutton, member of UNH's criminal justice faculty notes that students do receive bystander training when they arrive on campus, adding UNH also has a policy that addresses partner violence, sexual assault and stalking.
July 17, 2014 - NBC Connecticut
Matthew Schmidt on Circumstances Surrounding Downing of Malaysia Airlines Plane
Matthew Schmidt on Circumstances Surrounding Downing of Malaysia Airlines Plane Matthew Schmidt, member of UNH’s national security and political science faculty comments on the confirmation that the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger flight over Ukraine was caused by a ground-based air defense system.
July 17, 2014 - KNBC Los Angeles
Matthew Schmidt on Missiles That Downed Malaysia Airlines MH17
Matthew Schmidt on Missiles That Downed Malaysia Airlines MH17 Matthew Schmidt, member of UNH’s national security and political science faculty comments on the missiles that shot down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.
July 17, 2014 - RNN - Richard French Live
Matthew Schmidt on the Political Impact of the Downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 Matthew Schmidt, member of UNH’s national security and political science faculty assesses the political impact of the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger flight over Ukraine.
July 17, 2014 - West Haven High School/West Haven Voice
Grads Think Globally About Future
"Grads Think Globally About Future" One of the many accomplishments by West Haven High School graduate Kaussar Rahman is a class she took at UNH through the school district's partnership with the University. this article has been removed from the original source website
July 17, 2014 - West Haven Voice
33rd Savin Rock Fest Slated
"Headline - if multimedia drop quotes" The 33rd annual Savin Rock Festival will begin July 24 with games, food, rides and entertainment. The festival is sponsored by UNH. (Article not available)
July 17, 2014 - KNBC Los Angeles
Matthew Schmidt on Malaysia Airlines Plane Brought Down by Missile in Ukraine
Matthew Schmidt on Malaysia Airlines Plane Brought Down by Missile in Ukraine Matthew Schmidt, member of UNH’s national security and political science faculty assesses the situation surrounding the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger flight over Ukraine.
July 17, 2014 - New Haven Living/Hartford Courant 
"The Diverse Voices And Programming Of College Radio" According to Bryan Lane, general manager of UNH's radio station WNHU, kids 12 to 18 miss the personal touch of a local disc jockey and are turning their backs on the Internet. "That age group is the largest growing broadcast radio audience; it’s an upturn in the last 10 years," Lane said.
July 16, 2014 - New Haven Register
"Forum: LBJ’s Great Society Legislation Still Protecting Our Most Vulnerable" Joshua Sandman, member of UNH's political science faculty writes in an op-ed that President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society programs continue to be relevant and play an important role in building and maintaining a more fair and equitable nation.
July 15, 2014 - WTIC-AM
[AUDIO] Howard Stoffer on Gaza Developments (This audio file has been removed by the original publisher.)
Howard Stoffer on Gaza Strip Developments Howard Stoffer, member of UNH's criminal justice faculty and foreign affairs expert discusses the complications regarding attempts at a cease-fire negotiation between Israel and Palestine.
July 14, 2014 - Parade - Condé Nast
"OMG: Does Texting Hurt Kids’ Spelling?" Recent studies have shown that texting has no proven negative impact on literacy and reading ability. In fact, researchers say, the use of so-called "textisms" (shorthand like u for you, or ppl for people), may actually improve students’ spelling. Nancy Niemi, member of UNH’s education faculty says, "You want your kids to learn that reading isn’t something that’s just associated with school, it can be a pleasurable activity that they can enjoy for the rest of their lives."
July 10, 2014 - Fire Engineering
"UNH Fire Science Programs Recognized byNational Fire Academy" UNH has been recognized by the National Fire Academy, a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, for its associate degree in fire science and bachelor's degree in fire science with a concentration in fire administration. UNH is one of only 16 four-year schools in the United States to receive the recognition for its bachelor'??s degree, which is presented to programs that comply with the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education model.
July 10, 2014 - RNN - Richard French Live
"Mideast Tension: Israel Heightens Airstrikes In Gaza Strip" (video) Howard Stoffer, member of UNH's criminal justice faculty and foreign affairs expert talks about the escalating violence between Israel and Palestine.
July 9, 2014 - Inside Higher Ed
"An Arms Race" As the much-awaited trial of an antitrust lawsuit challenging NCAA policies limiting players’ rights to be compensated for their likeness came to an end on June 27, universities and the conferences they’re members of have already begun addressing some of the very concerns raised during the trial. Allen Sack, UNH professor of sports management, said offering four-year scholarships is one of the surest ways to fight the "professionalization" of college athletics.
July 8, 2014 - RNN - Richard French Live
Civil Rights Act - How Far Have We Come?
"Civil Rights Act - How Far Have We Come?" Joshua Sandman, member of UNH's political science faculty assesses President Lyndon B. Johnson's role in passing the Civil Rights Act, which turns 50 this year.
July 5, 2014 - Latin Post
"MLB Regulations: Lawsuits Could Change Safety Rules at Ballparks" Growing concern for fans' safety at baseball games could change MLB's 100-year-old "limited duty rule," known as the Baseball Rule, which means teams have the duty to warn but not protect fans from flying objects. Gil Fried, member of UNH's sports management and business faculty, argues that in the past 100 years, baseball has changed substantially, with players able to hit the ball harder, fan seating moving in closer and in-game entertainment distracting fans from the action.
July 3, 2014 - Hartford Courant
"Saybrook Point Inn & Spa Donates $75,000 To Lyme Academy College Of Fine Arts" Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, through the Louis F. and Mary A. Tagliatela Family Foundation, has donated $75,000 to the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts located in Old Lyme. This will help to secure the College's financial base during the first years of transition as it becomes the sixth college of UNH. "On behalf of my family, we are honored to be able to support one of Connecticut's most treasured and storied academic and fine arts institutions," said Stephen Tagliatela, innkeeper/managing partner, Saybrook Point Inn & Spa.
July 2, 2014 - My Record Journal
"Department Of Corrections Graduates 156 During Ceremony In Cheshire" UNH's Henry C. Lee addressed recent graduates of the state Department of Correction, saying, "Your position as a corrections officer is not a job, it’s a profession." Lee emphasized the importance of their work, urging graduates to stay healthy and never stop learning.
July 2, 2014 - New Haven Register 
"Connecticut Department of Correction Celebrates 156 New Officers" UNH's Henry C. Lee urged the state Department of Correction’s latest graduating class to be "true professionals." Lee told the 156 members of the class during a ceremony at the Maloney Training Center Tuesday, "You can go anyplace to get a job. You must have knowledge in your mind, courage in your body and honesty in your heart."
July 1, 2014 - New Haven Living
"UNH President Steve Kaplan" An overview of Steven H. Kaplan's ten years as President of UNH.