In the Media: July, 2015

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Jul. 31, 2015 - NBCConnecticut.com
High school students got to experience working a crime scene in the University of New Haven's newest facility.
Jul. 30, 2015 - WTNH.com
University of New Haven forensics expert Peter Massey says investigators could find a suspect’s DNA from close contact with a human torso located inside a vacant building in New Haven. "Somebody’s touching them as they’re dismembering them. Skin cells get transferred," he notes. 
Jul. 30, 2015 - Inside Higher Ed
The White House hosted a meeting on the growing boot camp and coding academy space, which offers short-term training programs to students. The meeting is expected to include a discussion of how these entities might partner with traditional colleges. Galvanize, a technology-focused academy with six campuses, announced a partnership with the University of New Haven last October to offer an accredited master's degree in big data. 
Jul. 29, 2015 - Hartford Courant
Connecticut law-enforcement officials have introduced a new law that boosts efforts to combat sex trafficking. The University of New Haven's forensic science department headed by Timothy Palmbach will be assisting law-enforcement officials with computer analytics and expanding training in the investigation and prosecution of these cases.
Jul. 29, 2015 - Green Bay Press-Gazette
A bank robber’s choice to escape on a bicycle in three recent robberies in Wisconsin might have helped him avoid detection."If someone escapes in a blue Camaro, you certainly have something to look for, whereas a bicycle is not easily identified," said Michael Clark, University of New Haven senior lecturer in criminal justice. 
Jul. 29, 2015 - Patch.com
A new Connecticut law will ensure that law enforcement and other officials tasked with investigating domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST) will receive intensive training to assist in the criminal prosecution of DMST. The first three-day course is being offered August 3rd through 5th for New Haven-area professionals at the University of New Haven Orange Campus. 
Jul. 27, 2015 - Pitch.com
Gabriella Petrick, incoming faculty member of the hospitality and tourism faculty discusses her expertise on wine. 
Jul. 27, 2015 - The National Interest
Olena Lennon, adjunct faculty in the political science department discusses the challenge of a unified Ukraine in the face of embedded regional biases and fallout from the ongoing conflict with Russia. 
Jul. 27, 2015 - New Haven Register
The 2015 Crime Scene Investigation Academy at the University of New Haven taught young students basic CSI procedures. 
Jul. 25, 2015 - New Haven Register
Students in the Crime Scene Investigation Academy at the University of New Haven examine five mock crime scenes. 
Jul. 24, 2015 - New Haven Register
Joseph E. "Chick" Celentano, a West Haven icon and businessman died Thursday of natural causes. A residence hall at the University of New Haven was named for him last year in gratitude for previous acts of philanthropy. 
Jul. 24, 2015 - WTIC-AM
Matt Schmidt on U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal (This file has been removed by the original publisher.)
Matthew Schmidt, University of New Haven assistant professor of political science and national security assesses the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal and provides insight into Iranian politics and culture. 
Jul. 24, 2015 - Hartford Courant
Photo of the University of New Haven's engineering camp, sponsored in part by Sikorsky. 
Jul. 23, 2015 - WTNH.com
Drones are intended to be a toy for hobbyists, but experts say they also open up new opportunities for crime and can be used for malicious purposes. "To take that platform and do something dangerous with that, like place a gun on that, it’s not that difficult to do," said Kenneth Gray, a former FBI agent and member of the University of New Haven's national security studies faculty. 
Jul. 23, 2015 - FoxCT.com
On Thursday, the University of New Haven finished up the third season of their engineering camp where teens from all over the area learn from professors and professionals in the field. "We want to excite kids about engineering," said Ron Harichandran, the Dean of the University of New Haven Engineering School. This story was also reported on NBC Connecticut. 
Jul. 23, 2015 - WTNH.com
An engineering camp for teens, partly sponsored by Sikorsky, was held at the University of New Haven. The camp helped students learn how to use 3-D printing software, make helicopter wings, and redesign wheels for space rovers and wind-powered vehicles. This story was also reported on WQAD-DAV (ABC) (Davenport, IA). 
Jul. 22, 2015 - WTNH.com
Abe Baggili, University of New Haven assistant professor of computer science and director of the University's cybersecurity lab (UNHcFREG) commented on video by Wire magazine demonstrating how a Jeep Cherokee traveling on the highway could be hacked. "As we move into the world of what we call the internet of things, IOT, it’s just going to become a bigger problem," said Baggili. He says if there is an IP address, a computer can be hacked and adds consumers should push companies to focus as much on security as connectivity in the development process to make it harder for hackers. 
Jul. 22, 2015 - Digital Guardian
Jibey Asthappan, assistant professor of criminal justice and head of the national security program at the University of New Haven says if companies want to communicate the security risks of file sharing and cloud storage. they need to discuss with employees how cloud storage works and what property rights are augmented when cloud storage is used. 
Jul. 21, 2015 - WTNH.com
Connecticut's state crime lab is trying to identify the victim(s) whose severed arms and legs were found near downtown New Haven. University of New Haven forensics expert Peter Massey says investigators are extracting DNA and then comparing it to try to solve the case. 
Jul. 21, 2015 - The CT Mirror
The Connecticut Department of Children and Families has implemented numerous changes aimed at reducing the number of incarcerated youth, and the number is now at an all-time low. The University of New Haven's Tow Youth Justice Institute is conducting a review of confinement at locked facilities as part of the state legislature's Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee initiative tasked with an overview of the system. The University of New Haven expects to release its findings this winter. 
Jul. 20, 2015 - Chinese Media
GalvanizeU (Chinese media)
Two articles on GalvanizeU were featured on TheWorldSeeds.com (translation) and LupaWorld.com (translation). 
Jul. 18, 2015 - New Haven Register
In an interview, the University of New Haven's Dr. Henry C. Lee describes the likely investigation process for determining the identity of the severed body parts found near New Haven’s State Street train station on Jul. 15. 
Jul. 18, 2015 - Baltimore Sun
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. This article also appeared in the Sun Sentinel. 
Jul. 17, 2015 - New Haven Register
The annual Savin Rock Festival returns this week for a 34th year, with music, food, rides and entertainment Organized each year by the Savin Rock Festival Committee and co-sponsored by the University of New Haven, the Festival will run Thursday and Friday from 4-10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon-10 p.m. 
Jul. 16-17, 2015 - WTIC/WFSB/WTNH
Henry Lee on New Haven Body Parts Investigation (video)
University of New Haven's Dr. Henry C. Lee describes the preliminary investigation process for determining the identity of the severed body parts found near New Haven’s State Street train station on Jul. 15. WTIC / WFSB / WTNH
Jul. 16, 2015 - MyRecordJournal.com
Marc Mikulski Named Wallingford’s New Deputy Police Chief
Marc Mikulski '09 EMBA and a 28-year police veteran, has been named Wallingford, Conn.'s new deputy police chief. (Link not available) 
Jul. 14, 2015 - Town and Country
The Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is cited as a "hidden gem" of the Connecticut shoreline. 
Jul. 14, 2015 - New Haven Register
In an op-ed, University of New Haven retired professor of criminal justice James Monahan calls for changes in how we treat the mentally ill. This article also appeared in the Torrington Register-Citizen. 
Jul. 13, 2015 - New Haven Register
University of New Haven professor emeritus of philosophy and amateur astronomer Joel Marks remarks on the significance of Philae and New Horizons, the NASA projects exploring the Rosetta comet and Pluto, respectively.
Jul. 13, 2015 - Boston Herald
As the tragic case of the body of a little girl found in Boston Harbor captures national headlines and sends investigators on a hunt to identify the toddler, dozens of other remains found in Massachusetts are still shrouded in mystery. "Of course you sympathize for the victim and you want to speak for them because they can’t speak for themselves," said University of New Haven's Dr. Henry C. Lee. "It’s tedious work and sometimes you wish you could do better, but we never give up. You always want to solve it." 
Jul. 10, 2015 - WTIC-AM
Abe Baggili on Cyber Security (This audio file has been removed by the original publisher.)
Abe Baggili, University of New Haven assistant professor of computer science and director of the University's cybersecurity lab (UNHcFREG) discusses the need for more education and research on cyber forensics and security. 
Jul. 10, 2015 - New York Times
The Central Intelligence Agency’s health professionals repeatedly criticized the agency’s post-Sept. 11 interrogation program, but their protests were rebuffed by prominent outside psychologists who lent credibility to the program, according to a new report. In March 2004, Charles A. Morgan, now associate professor of national security at the University of New Haven and others emailed the American Psychological Association to say they were worried that CIA psychologists were assisting with interrogations in ways that contradicted the association’s ethics code.
Jul. 9, 2015 - CNN
Henry Lee on Baby Doe Case
University of New Haven's Dr. Henry C. Lee discusses the investigation process for determining the identity of "Baby Doe," the 4-year old girl found washed ashore in Boston Harbor on June 25. (Link not available)
Jul. 9, 2015 - WTNH
LaTonya Watson Named University of New Haven Head Women's Basketball Coach
LaTonya Watson has been named the head coach of the University of New Haven women's basketball program. Watson brings nearly 15 years of Division I coaching experience to the Chargers' sideline. 
Jul. 9, 2015 - Athletic Business
Gil Fried, member of the University of New Haven's sports management and business faculty, discusses his testimony as an expert witness in a civil trial that resulted in an $18 million settlement against the L.A. Dodgers. The organization was found to be negligent in providing adequate security that led to a fan being severely beaten after the game. 
Jul. 4, 2015 - Hartford Courant
Big-time college sport is facing the largest crisis of its history, says Allen Sack, University of New Haven professor of sports management in an op-ed. He supports a congressional initiative to examine issues such as academic corruption, antitrust cases against the NCAA and the unionization of college athletes. 
Jul. 4, 2015 - Travel Channel
Carmela Cuomo on Breeding Horseshoe Crabs (Travel Channel)
Carmela Cuomo, University of New Haven professor of biology and environmental sciences, 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. (Link not available) 
Jul. 3, 2015 - WTIC FOX61
Matt Schmidt on Fourth of Jul. History
Matthew Schmidt, University of New Haven assistant professor of political science and national security, explores the history behind the Fourth of Jul. holiday and the significance of the Declaration of Independence. 
Jul. 1, 2015 - The Middletown Press
An exhibit of paintings by T. Allen Lawson, with select works from private collections, will be on display at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts from Jul. 10-Aug. 7. 
Jul. 1, 2015 - New Haven Living
The University of New Haven is cited as a feature of West Haven in New Haven Living's annual review of Connecticut's "Top Towns."