In the Media: January, 2015

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Jan. 31, 2015 - Poughkeepsie Journal
Dr. Richard I. Horowitz, author of the New York Times best-seller, "Why Can’t I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease," and medical director of the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center in Hyde Park, NY cites a University of New Haven study that found that two herbal extracts that he uses to treat some patients — samento, a type of cat’s claw, and banderol helped kill borrelia, a primary causative agent of Lyme disease.
Jan. 31, 2015 - New Haven Register
Chef and author Tanya Holland will bring her inventive takes on modern soul food, Southern and barbecue to a cocktail hour, book signing and the annual No Kid Hungry benefit dinner Feb. 6 at the University of New Haven. The dinner and sugar tasting, called The Sweetest Thing On Earth: Love Is ... A Full Plate Dinner, is the culminating project for seniors in the  University of New Haven’s Hospitality and Tourism Program (who will prepare food from Holland’s recipes).
Jan. 31, 2015 - West Haven Voice
A West Haven Public Schools student takes a turn at a basketball hoop at the  University of New Haven during the annual "Class at the Court" event, a special program for West Haven fourth-graders. 
Jan. 30, 2015 - Record-Journal
A credit card fraud case in Southington, CT has been referred to federal investigators after local police determined the source of breach to be foreign. Jibey Asthappan, assistant professor and director of the University of New Haven's national security program, said cyber-criminals likely penetrated the servers containing customer and credit card information gathered by the store. "That can be penetrated from anywhere," he notes. 
Jan. 30, 2015 - WalletHub
2015’s Best & Worst Cities for Football Fans, Featuring UNH Professor Gil Fried
University of New Haven professor of sports management Gil Fried answers this and other questions of interest to sports fans. (Link not available) 
February 2015 - New Haven Living
University of New Haven's Arts@Night program presented a poetry reading by award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander.
Jan. 29, 2015 - WLNY (New York)
Nancy Niemi on The Benefits of Texting
Nancy Niemi, chair of the education department at the University of New Haven, says the use of "text-isms' in mobile applications has no negative impact on literacy and in fact may encourage it. This segment also appeared on WRAZ-RAL (FOX) - Raleigh, NC, KOFY-SF (San Francisco), New England Cable News (Boston), WFLD-CHI (Fox) - Chicago and KTTV-LA (Fox) - Los Angeles. (Link not available) 
Jan. 28, 2015 -
University of New Haven’s ‘Love Is…A Full Plate’ to Benefit End Hunger Connecticut!
Celebrity chef Tanya Holland and University of New Haven's Hospitality and Tourism program join forces to benefit Connecticut’s only statewide anti-hunger and food security organization. (Link not available) 
Jan. 28, 2015 - New Haven Register
Cassius Chaney '11 is interviewed about his professional heavyweight boxing debut. Chaney earned a degree in sports management and played basketball while at the University of New Haven. 
Jan. 25, 2015 - Time Magazine
Tips from forensics experts to investigate"'Deflategate' include looking at text messages and video. [Ed. note - the University of New Haven faculty member cited in the article is Peter Massey.] 
Jan. 22, 2015 -
Tony Carter, member of the University of New Haven's business school faculty, talks about his role in bringing together college athletes into the communities where they play. "Young people need mentors," he said. "Meeting these players and being able to speak to them and learn their stories can be invaluable. 
Jan. 21, 2015 - Yale Daily News
After months of debate among alders, residents and community figures alike, the New Haven Board of Alders voted unanimously yesterday to approve the million-dollar federal Byrne grant intended to reduce crime in the city's Newhallville section. Jonathan Allen Kringen, University of New Haven assistant professor of criminal justice and the chief evaluator for the Byrne Grant says the grant will likely be used to further community policing. 
Jan. 20, 2015 - Music Industray News Network
The Voice: Season 6 Top Five Finalist, Kristen Merlin, Releases Debut EP, Boomerang
Kristen Merlin '07, who finished 4th on season 6 of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning show, The Voice, is coming off the show’s US tour and making her debut with the five-song EP Boomerang. This article also appeared on 
Jan. 19, 2015 - LossPrevention Mag
Mike Limauro M.S. '95, vice president of asset protection for Weis Markets, is interviewed about loss prevention, safety, risk management, insurance, food safety, and quality control. He explains how new technologies like data-mining can enhance asset protection for companies. 
Jan. 19, 2015 - The Courier-Journal
Pending litigation, potential unionization, possible Congressional intervention and embarrassingly exploding revenues have prodded the people who run quasi-amateur athletics toward a rapid-fire reform agenda almost unimaginable only a few years ago. According to a study by University of New Haven business professor Allen Sack (a former Notre Dame linebacker) and Smith College economist Andrew Zimbalist, the compensation of Division I head football coaches rose 8.3 times faster than that of university presidents and 25 times faster than that of full professors between 1985-86 and 2009-10. 
Jan. 17, 2015 - New Haven Register
Best-selling Author Adriana Trigiani urged the 513 graduates at the University of New Haven's winter commencement to model their lives after those that came before them, not celebrities. "We live in a global community and we need to act like it," Trigiani said. "I implore you today to remember what you came from and nourish those roots. I want to live in a country that really means it when it says it welcomes the tired, the poor, longing to be free."
Jan. 16, 2015 - Woodbridge Town News
University of New Haven professor of management Khadija Al Arkoubi and lecturer of modern languages Halima Belemlih coordinated a video conference session between American and Moroccan students. 
Jan. 16, 2015 - New Haven Register
The University of New Haven says nearly 32 percent of its employees have collectively contributed $42,600 to support United Way of Greater New Haven’s initiatives in education, income stability and health. President Steven H. Kaplan recently presented a check to United Way of Greater New Haven President and CEO Jack Healy at a ceremony Jan. 8 at the University of New Haven campus. West Haven Mayor Edward O’Brien also attended. 
Jan. 16, 2015 - PoliticsPA
Pennsylvania governor-elect Tom Wolf has announced his choice of Grayling Williams '83 for Inspector General. 
Jan. 15, 2015 - New York Times
Both the N.C.A.A. and college sports’ most prominent critics are in Washington lobbying for reform in how student-athletes should be treated and how revenue from college sports should be distributed. Allen Sack, University of New Haven professor of sports management and founder of the Drake Group in residence at the University of New Haven, says the N.C.A.A. has abdicated its educational responsibilities. 
Jan. 15, 2015 - Stamford Advocate
Elaine Pagliaro, Assistant Executive Director at the University of New Haven's Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science is one of three women who will be honored at The Connecticut Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) sixth annual Epiphany Celebration. 
Jan. 13, 2015 -
The University of New Haven women’s basketball team welcomed about 500 fourth grade students from West Haven schools for an event focused on math, science and writing. Their first class was math on the courts, where they got a lesson on fractions. "That energy is contagious and it’s just been really fun today," said University of New Haven math professor Yevgenya Rivers. The students said they liked the field trip and were excited about the idea of going to college. 
Jan. 13, 2015 - NBC Connecticut
The University of New Haven women's basketball team hosted "Class at the Court," a program which brings 500 fourth graders to campus for hands-on learning in math, science and writing. "The connection between the sports and mathematics is huge for them," explained Yevgeniya Rivers, the Math Zone Director at the University of New Haven. The program also provides real-world application of what students are learning in school. This article was also featured on NECN. 
Jan. 13, 2015 - New Haven Register
Over 500 4th graders from all six West Haven elementary schools participated in "Class at the Court," an event at the University of New Haven campus that uses demonstrations and activities — many through sports — to emphasize math, science, and writing to introduce them to what they need to do to get ready for college. 
Jan. 13, 2015 - New Haven Register
Approximately 500 fourth-grade students from the West Haven, Connecticut Public Schools came to the University of New Haven’s Beckerman Center to participate in "Class at the Court" program sponsored by the University of New Haven Athletic Department and the University of New Haven Women’s basketball team.
Jan. 12, 2015 - New Haven Register
Ronald Quagliani, associate vice president of public safety and administrative services at the University of New Haven and former West Haven police chief, has been elected to fill the citywide at-large seat on the West Haven City Council. This article also appeared in the West Haven Voice. 
Jan. 12, 2015 - Stamford Advocate
University of New Haven Title IX coordinator Ashley Guerrera joined more than 100 people at a consortium coordinated by Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services to help college campuses navigate changes in state and federal law against sexual violence. Guerrera said it was good that the conference also focused on prevention. This article also appeared in the Connecticut Post and on 
Jan. 12, 2015 - New Haven Register
University of New Haven student Brittany Palmer was a featured speaker at the 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Tribute in West Haven. "[Dr. King] chose to live his days fighting for what is right," Palmer said. "Dr. King has proven to me that I have the strength to make change happen. He inspires me to stand out in the cold to make my voice heard." 
Jan. 12, 2015 - Milford Mirror
A column on National Mentoring Month features a tale of formal mentorship at the University of New Haven. This article was also in the Stratford Star. 
Jan. 12, 2015 - Yale Daily News
New Haven city officials will vote on Jan. 20 to make an official decision whether or not to accept a million-dollar federal Byrne Grant aimed at reducing crime in New Haven's Newhallville section. Jonathan Allen Kringen, University of New Haven assistant professor of criminal justice and the chief evaluator for the Byrne Grant says the grant will likely be used to further community policing. 
Jan. 10, 2015 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Kaitlyn Doyle has been selected to sing at Carnegie Hall in February with other high school students from across the U.S. The high school senior said she plans to continue her education by majoring in either music industry or music and sound recording at the University of New Haven. This article also appeared in the Portland Press Herald. 
Jan. 10, 2015 - Glens Falls Post-Star
University of New Haven student Nichole Fisher commented on her district's new representative, the youngest woman to ever be elected to Congress. "It’s pretty cool," she said. 
Jan. 9, 2015 -
Cassius Chaney '11 makes his professional heavyweight boxing debut. He earned a degree in sports management and played basketball while at the University of New Haven. 
Janaury 9, 2015 - WNPR
Fritz Jellinghaus, VP of Development at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven discusses the state of the arts in Connecticut. 
Jan. 9, 2015 - WTIC-AM
Howard Stoffer, former U.S. Department of State employee and currently a contractor with the United Nations as well as an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of New Haven, comments on the terrorism events in Paris. 
Jan. 9, 2015 - New Haven Register
University of New Haven 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. 
Jan. 8, 2015 - New Haven Register
At a panel discussion on community policing in New Haven, University of New Haven student Latrice Hampton asked her former professor Mike Lawlor how police departments can identify and weed out the "bad seeds" in their organizations. 
Jan. 7, 2015 -
University of New Haven senior Eric Anderson was named NE-10 Conference player of the week, and on Wednesday he was named Division II national player of the week by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
Jan. 6, 2015 - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Glenn McGee, University of New Haven professor of public management, discusses the Bitcoin phenomenon. 
Janaury 2, 2015 - Dallas Morning News
George Haley, University of New Haven professor of marketing says that companies like the Texas-based manufacturer Hutson Industries have been priced out of the market by tariffs and government subsidies in China for semiconductor manufacturers. 
Jan. 2014 - New Haven Living
The University of New Haven's Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences announced the opening of the Tow Youth Justice Institute. 
Jan. 1, 2015 - New Haven Register
Eric Anderson recorded the first triple-double in the University of New Haven men’s basketball history as the Chargers beat St. Anselm 78-76 in overtime Wednesday in a Northeast-10 Conference win at West Haven.
Jan. 1, 2015 -
The Center for Family Business as the University of New Haven was cited as a resource for family business by Mitzi Perdue, who recently published the book, "Tough Man, Tender Chicken: Business & Life Lessons from Frank Perdue." This article also appeared in 
Jan. 1, 2015 - (Scranton)
Maria Tcherni, University of New Haven assistant professor of criminal justice who has published research studies on homicide determinants, says socioeconomic situations are strong predictors of violent crimes and homicides.