In the Media: August, 2015

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Aug. 31, 2015 - Government Secuirty News
Degrees Getting More Important as Universities Merge Homeland Security Disciplines
Jibey Asthappan, assistant professor of criminal justice and head of the national security program, says a new level of professionalism is required in the field of homeland security. (Link not available)
Aug. 21, 2015 - Sports Business Journal
Ceyda Mumcu, assistant professor of sports management discusses the lure of European professional women's basketball leagues and its implications for the WNBA. 
Aug. 31, 2015 - University Business
The University of New Haven provides opportunities for younger students to study abroad during or just before their first year. This story also appeared as "Institutions Expanding More Study Abroad Opportunities to Freshmen" in Education Dive on Aug 31. 
Aug. 31, 2015 - Business New Haven
An interview with Brian Kench, Ph.D., new Dean of the College of Business. Page 3. 
Aug. 30, 2015 - New Haven Register
In a humor column, director of university communication Mark J. Drozdowski, explores academia's foray into chewing gum. 
Aug. 30, 2015 - Stamford Advocate
Zani Imetovski '14 is running for first selectman in the town of Seymour, Connecticut. 
Aug. 30, 2015 - Forbes
The University of New Haven was the first college to sign up for YouVisit’s technology, which lets prospective students experience the school from a distance. The founders of YouVisit, a virtual reality company, chose to fund the company’s expansion as a creator of virtual experiences for universities, companies and non-profits worldwide in order to focus on the business itself without diluting their stake in it or worrying about hefty debt payments. 
Aug. 29, 2015 -
The University of New Haven and the city of West Haven came together Saturday for WestFest, which brings students and the community together. Organizers say they hope the festival will help freshmen as well as returning students get to know West Haven a bit better. 
Aug. 29, 2015 - Milford Patch
The University of New Haven and Milford Hospital this week announced a partnership to provide real-life learning opportunities for University of New Haven graduate students. The program will involve 15 M.S. in Healthcare Administration (MSHA) graduate students this fall. 
Aug. 28, 2015 - Ten to Twenty Parenting
Director of Communications Mark Drozdowski pens an essay on the summer family vacation. 
Aug. 27, 2015 - WalletHub
Professor of sports management Gil Fried discusses the U.S. Open's economic impact. 
Aug. 27, 2015 - Baltimore Sun
Professor emeritus Paul Marx writes an op-ed on illegal bike riding on the streets of Baltimore. 
Aug. 25, 2015 -
Ron Kanterman, adjunct faculty of fire science and emergency management writes an op-ed calling for colleagues to be mindful of their driving habits. 
Aug. 25, 2015 - WTIC
Smoking Ban Spreads
SCSU will impose a new campus-wide smoking ban Aug. 31, joining over a thousand other campuses across the country. The University of New Haven's smoking ban became effective June 1. (Link not available) 
Aug. 25, 2015 - University Business
Concussion Crackdown in Higher Ed Athletics
The University of New Haven is among the growing number of institutions using sensor technology to help athletic trainers know when it’s time to pull a player who takes a big hit for a medical evaluation. 
Aug. 24, 2015 -
The Drake Group, in residence at the University of New Haven and a national organization of faculty dedicated to defending academic integrity in college sports comments on the NCAA's response to athletic academic fraud at the Univesrity of North Carolina. 
Aug. 24, 2015 -
What can civilians do in case of a terrorist attack? Kenneth Gray, coordinator of the national security studies program explains how bystanders should respond to violence. 
Aug. 23, 2015 - New Haven Register
West Haven and the University of New Haven are working together to organize the all-day celebration taking place Saturday with the aim to bring West Haven and the University together. 
Aug. 21, 2015 -
Student Taylor Persons is featured in a segment on avoiding the "Freshman 15," or the 15 pounds incoming college freshman typically acquire. This story also appeared on multiple local ABC News networks. 
Aug. 20, 2015 - New Haven Register
In an op-ed piece, Kevin Conlan '14 M.S.,'18 M.S. says one solution to combat terrorism would be to ease economic blight and provide assistance through economic and educational reforms in those unstable areas of the globe. 
Aug. 20, 2015 - Darien News
Citing popular demand, an exhibition of paintings by T. Allen Lawson, a distinguished plein-air landscape painter and alumnus of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts has been extended through Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Old Lyme facility. 
Aug. 20, 2015 - The Frederick News-Post
This year, the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta recognized nine chapters across the nation including the University of New Haven. 
Aug. 20, 2015 - Post-Chronicle
The University of New Haven is a beneficiary of an educator training program called Project SING (Science Induction for the Next Generation), made possible by a $153,707 grant from the state Office of Higher Education. Amanda R. Bozack, University of New Haven associate professor of education is one of the training leaders. This story also appeared in the Stamford Advocate.
Aug. 20, 2015 - Stamford Advocate
Student Samantha Doyle is interning with the Candlewood Lake Authority this summer in Danbury, Connecticut. The authority was testing at four locations for blue-green algae and water quality. 
Aug. 20, 2015 - NBC Connecticut
About 700 new students moved in at the West Haven Campus Thursday. This story was also reported on WTIC. 
Aug. 18, 2015 -
The Fire Science Club is teaming up with other fire safety organizations to host a national campaign and Campus Fire Safety Sweepstakes & Contest to raise awareness of fire safety on college campuses. September is Campus Fire Safety Month. This article also appeared in 
Aug. 18, 2015 - Ahram Online
The Islamic State will be a major problem in the future, says Vesna Markovic, assistant professor of criminal justice and national security and a specialist in the studies of suicide bombings and financing terrorism.The Islamic State (IS) currently controls of roughly 60% of Syria and one-third of Iraqi lands. 
Aug. 17, 2015 - The Day
The new Center for Arts Programming created this year by Lyme Academy features art programs for area high school students and for adults, both those who have and those who don’t have arts experience; art lectures; artist critiques; artist-in-residence workshops; and satellite classes in New London. 
Aug. 17, 2015 - US Veterans Magazine
U.S. Veterans Magazine Announces its Summer 2015 Results Best of the Best Lists
The University of New Haven has made the list of U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM)'s 2015 evaluation of the nation's Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, Top Supplier Diversity Programs, Top VBOs and SDVBOs, Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies, Top Veteran-Friendly Franchises and Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. (Link not available) 
Aug. 16, 2015 - BuzzFeed News
The stress of mock interrogation disrupts trainees’ ability to perform on standard tests of memory, according to studies done by Charles A. (Andy) Morgan, associate professor of national security and a former intelligence officer with the CIA. 
Aug. 14, 2015 - New Haven Independent
Jordy Padilla ’15 says the New Haven Promise Scholar program helped him get his first internship with the Gilbane Building Company. 
Aug. 12, 2015 - Stamford Advocate
Citing popular demand, an exhibition of paintings by T. Allen Lawson, a distinguished plein-air landscape painter and alumnus of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven, has been extended through Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Old Lyme facility. This article also appeared in the Connecticut Post. 
Aug. 12, 2015 - New Haven Register
John Page, president of the Wells Fargo Complex in Philadelphia and Spectra International Operations, will serve as executive-in-residence during the 2015-16 academic year for the sport management program. 
Aug. 11, 2015 - Standard Times Go San Angelo
Hepatitis C Drug Can Cure, That Is, if Patients Can Get It
A drug is available to cure hepatitis C, but many patients cannot afford it and many insurers do not approve it for any but the sickest of patients. University of New Haven marketing professor George T. Haley says drug prices reflect costs from research, much of which fails – and also reflects the lack of bargaining power by the largest U.S. health programs, Medicare and Medicaid. (Link not available) 
Aug. 11, 2015 - BizWest
BizWest (Aug. 11): "Galvanize, IBM Partner to Back Women, Minorities in Tech Careers" The Rev. Jesse Jackson and his Chicago-based Rainbow PUSH Coalition are providing $48,000 in tuition assistance for one African-American student in each class of the GalvanizeU-University of New Haven Master’s of Science in Data Science program. This article also appeared in SD Times, Datami  and TD Waterhouse - Markets. 
Aug. 7, 2015 -
The University of New Haven has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the best schools in the Northeast, the second year in a row the university has made the list. The review rates more than 200 colleges and universities in 11 states in the Northeast on accessibility of their professors to quality of the campus food. This article was also mentioend in Junior College. 
Aug. 7, 2015 -
16 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Weight-Loss Plan
It’s possible to make many small mistakes when on a diet that may sabotage your desired weight-loss results. Rosa Mo, chair of health professions and the nutrition program at the University of New Haven shares some common mistakes are and how you can avoid them. (Link not available) 
Aug. 7, 2015 - University Herald
Princeton Review College Rankings 2016
The University of New Haven is listed as one of the top 10 colleges in the Northeast based on reviews from 136,000 students at 380 top colleges. Students were asked to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their campus experiences. (Link not available) 
Aug. 7, 2015 -
T. Allen Lawson, an alumnus of the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts returned to his roots this week as the school’s artist in residence. An exhibit of his work is on display at the college on Lyme Street, Old Lyme, until Aug. 29. 
Aug. 6, 2015 - Norwich Bulletin
An exhibition of paintings by T. Allen Lawson, landscape painter and alumnus of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, has been extended through Aug. 29 in the school’s Chauncey Stillman Gallery, 84 Lyme St., Old Lyme. 
Aug. 5, 2015 - The Christian
Frank Breitinger, associate director of the University of New Haven's Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHCFREG) recently presented a study to test the security on smartwatches to prove how hackers could easily steal personal data from several watch models. The study demonstrates how easy it would be for hackers to steal personal information from smartwatches.
Aug. 5, 2015 - Her Campus
How much social media is too much? University of New Haven senior Elissa Sanci joins others weighing in on the topic.
Aug. 4, 2015 - Phone Arena
Frank Breitinger, University of New Haven assistant professor of engineering and associate director of the University's cybersecurity lab (UNHcFREG) reports that the group was able to able to gather personal information out of the LG G Watch, the Samsung Gear 2 Neo and eight other smartwatches.
Aug. 4, 2015 -
As Violent Crime Rises in Philly, Cops Seek Connection with Businesses
The Philadelphia Police Department has launched a new crime-prevention effort on business corridors in poorer pockets of the city. SafeGrowth is the brainchild of Gregory Saville, a criminologist and urban planner who began experimenting with the program in 2000 while at the University of New Haven. (Link not available)
Aug. 3, 2015 -
University of New Haven grad student Roberto Mejia says he developed the app as part of a class project to both inform and empower consumers by creating a program where they can test apps and hold companies accountable.
Aug. 3, 2015 -
Wearable tech is all the rage and the smart watch market is expected to dominate. But new research at the University of New Haven suggests that if you want to keep your data private, you may want to skip the latest tech craze.
Aug. 3, 2015 -
University of New Haven's cybersecurity lab (UNHcFREG) recently extracted a swath of personal information from the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear 2 Neo, suggesting that cyber criminals could have a chance to intercept that information and use it to their advantage.
Aug. 3, 2015 -
University of New Haven's Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG) created Datapp to help consumers see whether or not data sent from their mobile phone or applications is encrypted. The app was developed in response to numerous security issues that were found in social messaging applications.
Aug. 3, 2015 - HR Daily Advisor
According to digital forensics researchers at the University of New Haven, hackers can extract data from your personal electronic gear, and it doesn’t take that much expertise to lose nonencrypted data. As computer watches and tracking wristbands, become "smarter" and more interactive, the greater the danger that stored personal information can be hacked.
Aug. 3, 2015 -
As a computer science grad student Abe Baggili -- now University of New Haven assistant professor of computer science and director of the University's cybersecurity lab (UNHcFREG) -- developed a friendlier, Windows-based interface to a lab inventory tracking system called LINA (Laboratory Inventory Network Application).