In the Media: June, 2014

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June 30, 2014 - TechRadar
"If The US Government Tapped Cisco Routers, Will Your Tech Company Be Next?" Ibrahim Baggili, director of UNH's Cyber Forensics Research and Education group and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Digital Forensics Security and Law comments on allegations by journalist Glenn Greenwald that the NSA intercepts and tampers with routers and servers manufactured by Cisco, "Since Cisco's CEO sent a letter to the president, I would assume these claims about equipment interception are true," says Baggili.
June 30, 2014 - WebMD
"Sticky Sex Situations" One in four people say they’ve had a fling with a work colleague. Whether it’s a one-night stand or the start of something serious, your other coworkers may figure it out. "Be professional at the office, because you want to avoid the appearance of favoritism," says Amy Nicole Salvaggio, associate professor of psychology at UNH who studies workplace romance. If things between you sour, she says, "don’t unload your emotions on other coworkers. The degree to which you [stay calm] will go a long way toward minimizing damage to your career or reputation."
June 27, 2014 - WTIC Fox 61
[VIDEO] Jeffry Trombetta and Two Summer Salads
[VIDEO] Jeffry Trombetta and Two Summer Salads Jeffry Trombetta, member of UNH's hospitality and tourism management faculty, demonstrates how to prepare two light summer salads. (Video not available)
June 27, 2014 - New Haven Register
"Newtown Parent to Sandy Hook Panel: Officials Needed to Communicate Better" Wayne Sandford, member of UNH's fire science & professional studies faculty, heard remarks by David Wheeler, father of Sandy Hook shooting victim, Benjamin Wheeler. Sandford is a member of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, a panel created by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to review the incident.
June 25, 2014 - KKSF AM (San Francisco)
Summer McGee on the Cost of Affordable Healthcare Summer McGee, associate professor of public management is interviewed on improving the U.S. healthcare system. "We don't have a TripAdvisor for health care, we don’t have those ways of getting information that we do for all kinds of other industries and it really is quite a shame."
June 24, 2014 - New Haven Register
"State, UIL, SCG Aim to ‘Energize West Haven’ with Natural Gas" Amy Thompson, UNH assistant professor of interdisciplinary systems and Connecticut state Energy Efficiency Board committee chairwoman joined other officials in the announcement of a "Energize West Haven" initiative. The initiative is part of the Energize Connecticut program that aims to make it easier for homeowners who live on or near natural gas mains to convert to natural gas — as well as help residents without access to natural gas make their homes more energy-efficient.
June 24, 2014 - CNN International
"Are Americans Crazy to Tolerate Costly Health Care?" Summer McGee, associate professor of public management writes an op-ed explaining how the least efficient, most expensive healthcare system in world can be improved.
June 23, 2014 - Technology News
"UNH Writes to Obama in Support of White House Maker Faire" Responding to President Barack Obama's call to empower America's students and entrepreneurs to invent the future -- and in conjunction with the first-ever White House Maker Faire being held on Wednesday - UNH has written a letter of support to the President and co-signed another letter of support along with 151 other colleges and universities.
June 20, 2014 - Security Info Watch
"No Evidence Dodgers Could Have Prevented Attack on Stow, Expert Says" A sports facility and event management consultant testified that here is no evidence the Dodgers could have prevented the attack on baseball fan Brian Stow that left him severely injured after a contentious game. Gil Fried, member of UNH's sports management and business faculty, disagrees and testified that Stow more than likely would have avoided the attack in the stadium parking lot if the organization had employed more security and followed its policies and procedures.
June 19, 2014 - The Chronicle of Higher Education
"The ‘Big Five’ Power Grab: the Real Threat to College Sports" Allen Sack, member of UNH's sports management faculty, is co-author of an op-ed on an effort by the "Big Five" conferences (Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, and Southeastern Conference) to secure legislative autonomy within the NCAA.
June 18, 2014 - Village Print and Media
"Village Interview: Shaquasia Myrie" UNH student Shaquasia Myrie is interviewed about studying graphic design.
June 18, 2014 - RCF 51 (France)
[AUDIO] Eva Sapi on Biofilm and Lyme Disease (This audio file has been removed by the original publisher.)
[AUDIO] Eva Sapi on Biofilm and Lyme Disease Eva Sapi, member of UNH’s biological and environmental sciences faculty, discusses her current research on Lyme disease.
June 14, 2014 - New Haven Independent
"From Public Housing To Legal Career Tracks" Shirley-Ann Feliciano, who will be a pre-law student at the UNH, is featured.
June 16, 2014 - Business Insider
"10 Sports Quotes You Didn't Know Were Trademarked" UNH's football field is referred to as "blue and yellow" as part of an agreement with Boise State University, which has federally trademarked their blue football field.
June 16, 2014 - Connecticut Post
"U.S. Health Care at Bottom of the Class" Summer McGee, member of UNH's public management faculty comments on a study that shows that when the health systems of 11 countries were compared, the U.S. finished at the bottom of the list, despite spending more per capita in a single year than any of the other nations studied.
June 16, 2014 - Hartford Courant
"UNH Beefing Up Cyber Crime Specialty" UNH took the first step on winning a certification from the Defense Cyber Crime Center for teaching students how to do forensic investigations of digital records, devices and networks. The school has partnered with the federal office and students in the College of Engineering will work with the center on research projects and receive academic credit for the projects.
June 13, 2014 - KTTV Los Angeles
[VIDEO] Bryan Stow Lawsuit: It's All Open to the Public And Free
[VIDEO] "Bryan Stow Lawsuit: It's All Open to the Public And Free" Gil Fried, member of UNH's sports management and business faculty, was an expert witness in an ongoing civil trial that accuses the L.A. Dodgers and former owner Frank McCourt of inadequate security in the beating of Brian Stow.
June 13, 2014 - New Haven Independent
"There Will Be No Barriers Any More" The work of UNH graphic design student Israel Sanchez is part of Metamorphosis/Metamorfosys, a new show at Arte Gallery, the Latino-focused exhibition space and cultural center on Grand Avenue in Fair Haven. The theme of the exhibit is "to engage an open discussion about the identify, placement and growth and evolution of Mestizo and Latin American artists in the United States."
June 12, 2014 - West Haven Voice
Fairy Tales Reinforce Stereotypes: Study
"Fairy Tales Reinforce Stereotypes about Teachers, Study Shows" Nancy Niemi, associate professor and head of UNH's education faculty analyzed children’s literature published after World War II and found some surprising stereotypes about teachers. (Article not available)
June 12, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
"Dodgers Responsible for Attack on Giants Fan, Consultant Testifies" Gil Fried, member of UNH's sports management and business faculty, was an expert witness in an ongoing civil trial that accuses the L.A. Dodgers and former owner Frank McCourt of inadequate security and lighting. Fried testified that had security at the stadium met industry-wide standards on the night in 2011 that Bryan Stow was severely beaten, the attack may not have happened.
June 12, 2014 - Tampa Bay Times
"20-Year-Old O.J. Simpson Case Taught Police What Not To Do" The O.J. Simpson murder trial cast a harsh light on police and forensic work, and gave law enforcement a textbook example of what not to do at a crime scene. UNH's Dr. Henry C. Lee, the defense forensic expert during the trial, said that although there was lots of evidence, the source of evidence wasn't always explained and it wasn't closely tracked.
June 12, 2014 - Los Angeles Daily News (AP)
"Dodger Security’s Failure to Meet Industry Standards Lead to Bryan Stow’s Beating, Expert Witness Says" Gil Fried, member of UNH's sports management and business faculty, was an expert witness in a Los Angeles case involving the beating of a sports fan at Dodger Stadium in 2011. Fried testified that had security at the stadium met industry-wide standards on the night in 2011 that Bryan Stow was severely beaten, the attack may not have happened.
June 11, 2014 - USA Today
"Sports Events Boost Nations: Opposing View" George Haley, UNH professor of marketing writes in an op-ed that while mega-events such as the World Cup can involve colossal facilities of little use post-event, they can also provide reputational benefits and be seen as an investment in a nation's brand.
June 11, 2014 - Yahoo! Finance
"Emerging Markets: Investing in India" George T. Haley, professor of marketing at UNH says the textile industry has the potential to be bigger in India than China, but current regulations give companies incentives to stay small. "The textile industry needs some help. Get rid of that limitation, and the GDP could grow 2.5 percent. There is no reason for China to be doing better than India in textiles when China has more expensive labor," Haley says.
June 11, 2014 - ITIF Summer Reading List 2014
Information & Technology Innovation Foundation Summer Reading List
To assist those looking for good beach reading, ITIF presents its annual summer innovation policy reading list. The list identifies 14 recent books that do the best job of informing the innovation and competitiveness policy debates. Included is Subsidies to Chinese Industry: State Capitalism, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy by George Haley, member of UNH's business faculty.
June 10, 2014 - Leavenworth Times
"Fastest Growing Municipalities are in "Right-to-Work" Texas" Texas dominated the list of states with fastest-growing municipalities, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. "The population and market are growing rapidly through both immigration and investment, which create growth, but much of the growth stems from an investment made decades ago by a politician too many people in Texas have forgotten named Governor John Connally," said George Haley, head of the Center for International Industry Competitiveness at UNH.
June 9, 2014 - NerdScholar
"Expert Advice: 8 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand" When building a personal brand, not all publicity is good publicity. Students can establish a professional online presence by being especially careful with what they share on social media websites. Matt Caporale, executive director of the career development center at UNH says, "inappropriate pictures or other online content can definitely harm a candidate’s chances, so it is important for students to gain control of their online presence and to have it reflect their professional identities."
June 9, 2014 - Oregon Herald
"O.J. Simpson Case Taught Police What Not to Do" The O.J. Simpson murder trial cast a harsh light on police and forensic work, and gave law enforcement a textbook example of what not to do at a crime scene. UNH's Dr. Henry C. Lee, the defense forensic expert during the trial, said that although there was lots of evidence, the source of evidence wasn't always explained and it wasn't closely tracked.
June 9, 2014 - TheDay.com
"UNH Student From Niantic Honored" Brett Rankowitz was awarded the Bronze Cross Legion of Valor Achievement Award in May. He is a senior at UNH who is majoring in criminal justice and a member of the UNH ROTC program. He was given the award because of his outstanding performance during his junior year. Nationally, less than 50 cadets and midshipmen receive the cross each year.
June 8, 2014 - Raycom News Network
"Feudal Lords, Election Hacking Color Ukraine Chaos" Matthew Schmidt, an assistant professor of national security and political science at UNH says Ukrainians believe the Russians hacked the nation's electronic reporting system and forced the vote totals of the May 25 election to be phoned and faxed in to the nation's capital, Schmidt was in Kiev and Dnipropetrovsk during the elections that were overseen by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
June 7, 2014 - New Haven Reads
"Meet the Summer Fellows: Asia" Each summer UNH awards Fellowships to undergraduates who spend their summers working at non-profit or government agencies in New Haven. At New Haven Reads, university Fellows assist staff, work in the book bank, and tutor students during their stay. Read about UNH Fellow, Asia, and to hear about her experience at New Haven Reads thus far.
June 6, 2014 - The Ridgefield Press
"Chemical-Powered Car is Headed to Nationals"A A chemical-powered car designed and built by a team of engineering students at UNH took third place in the Northeast region of the Chem-E-Car Competition, advancing to the national tournament to be held later this year. "We may have a small program in chemical engineering, but our students are having big successes," said Ronald Harichandran, dean of engineering.
June 6, 2014 - Travel Channel
[VIDEO] Carmela Cuomo on Breeding Horseshoe Crabs (Travel Channel) [2]
[VIDEO] Carmela Cuomo on Breeding Horseshoe Crabs (Travel Channel) [2] Travel Channel (June 6): Carmela Cuomo, member of UNH’s biology and environmental sciences faculty, discovered the secret of breeding horseshoe crabs in captivity. The distinctive blue blood of the horseshoe crab is invaluable to the pharmaceutical industry for being able to detect and neutralize toxins in vaccines. (Video not available)
June 5, 2014 - Travel Channel
[VIDEO] Carmela Cuomo on Breeding Horseshoe Crabs (Travel Channel) [1]
 [VIDEO] Carmela Cuomo on Breeding Horseshoe Crabs (Travel Channel) [1] Travel Channel (June 5): Carmela Cuomo, member of UNH’s biology and environmental sciences faculty, discovered the secret of breeding horseshoe crabs in captivity. The distinctive blue blood of the horseshoe crab is invaluable to the pharmaceutical industry for being able to detect and neutralize toxins in vaccines. (Video not available)
June 3, 2014 - RNN
"Ukraine Crisis - President Obama Calls for More Security" Matthew Schmidt, member of UNH's national security and political science faculty, assesses Ukraine's post-election situation and what's next for U.S. and Russian policy in the region.
June 3, 2014 - WN.com
"Koziatek Recognized by Connecticut ACE Women’s Network" Caroline Vitale Koziatek, vice president for human resources, has been named the Distinguished Administrative Woman in Higher Education by the Connecticut ACE Women's Network. Koziatek,'92 MBA, was nominated for the award by UNH President Steven H. Kaplan. It was presented at ACE's recent spring conference at Fairfield University.
June 3, 2014 - WN.com
"Fairy Tales Reinforce Stereotypes about Teachers, Study Shows" Students depicted in modern fairy tales spend most of their time trying to discover personal information about their teachers, and those teachers are typically white women, who are kind-hearted but not very focused on the content and substance of what they teach, according to a recently published study. "These books reinforce some of the stereotypes about teachers that persist in our society," says Nancy Niemi, an associate professor and head of the education department at the University of New Haven
June 2, 2014 - Outlook Series
"Eun-A Park: S. Korea’s Broadband Regulation a Good Model" Eun-A Park, UNH assistant professor of communication spoke at an invitation-only workshop on the Future of Broadband Regulation at FCC headquarters organized by the Institute for Information Policy of Pennsylvania State University and the FCC. Park says South Korea is a leading example of how to regulate the industries in the new environment.
June 2, 2014 - WTIC-AM Radio
[AUDIO] Matthew Schmidt on Post-Election Ukraine (This audio file has been removed by the original publisher.)
[AUDIO] Matthew Schmidt Assesses Ukraine Post-Election Results Matthew Schmidt, member of UNH’s national security faculty reports back from Ukraine on Petro Poroshenko’s election as the new Ukraine president.
June 1, 2014 - Connecticut Magazine
Stepping Out: UNH Scholarship Ball
"Stepping Out" [PHOTO] A record $1 million was raised at UNH's Annual Scholarship Ball on April 12. (Article not available)