In the Media: October, 2015

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Oct. 31, 2015 - Howlings.net
Cantlon’s Corner: Dean Lombardi Comes To Connecticut
Dean Lombardi '82, now President and general manager of the NHL Los Angeles Kings, was invited to lecture at the request of professor of sports management Allen Sack, who is retiring this year. (Link not available)
Oct. 31, 2015 - WTIC-AM
Matthew Schmidt on Russian Provocation (This audio file has been removed by the original publisher.)
Assistant professor of political science and national security Matthew Schmidt discusses the possible implications of recent Russian military exercises in the Atlantic and provocation near China. 
Oct. 30, 2015 - New Haven Register
A gallery of photos showing the fire safety demonstration that took place on Oct. 30. 
Oct. 30, 2015 - Inside Higher Ed
In a humor column, director of university communication Mark J. Drozdowski imagines Donald Trump's next career move -- as dean of the Wharton School. 
Oct. 30, 2015 - WDTN.com
A VA program called Vocational Rehabilitation helps injured veterans transition to civilian life, through job placement, training or tuition and housing assistance. But for an estimated 50 University of New Haven students, payments from the VA stopped in the early summer. AVP of Enrollment and Marketing Sean-Michael Green is helping with their concerns while the University of New Haven has provided the students short-term interest-free loans to offset the delay in payments. This story also appeared on WWLP.com. 
Oct. 29, 2015 - IT ProPortal
Popular instant messaging app WhatsApp has been found to be collecting several pieces of data on unaware users, such as call durations, phone numbers and more, according to new University of New Haven research. 
Oct. 29, 2015 - West Haven Voice
The University of New Haven Mayor's Advisory Commission met with West Haven Mayor Ed O'Brien and his Chief of Staff John Lewis to discuss the future of the commission, which aims to strengthen and improve the relationship between the University of New Haven and the City of West Haven. 
Oct. 28, 2015 - Latin Post
The University of New Haven recently released a report that confirms the alleged unauthorized collection of phone numbers and call durations of clients without their knowledge by the social media app Whatsapp, as well as the users' areas of origin. 
Oct. 27, 2015 - Yale Global Online
Olena Lennon, adjunct faculty of political science, discusses how Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is pursuing a strategy to break corruption links and adopt new ideas by allowing foreigners to take top government positions and simplifying procedures for granting Ukrainian citizenship through fast tracking with presidential approval. This story also appeared in NewsEdge. 
Oct. 27, 2015 - Forbes
The Drake Group (TDG) outlines eight recommendations to remediate the continued exploitation of college athletes and the institutional academic fraud and misconduct keeping athletes eligible to play. Currently in residence at the University of New Haven, TDG is a national organization of faculty and others whose mission is to defend academic integrity in higher education from the corrosive aspects of commercialized college sports. 
Oct. 27, 2015 - The Register
Users of WhatsApp need be aware that the popular messaging service collects phone numbers, call duration and other information, according to new research. A network forensic examination by researchers at the University of New Haven found that WhatsApp uses the FunXMPP protocol, a binary-efficient encoded Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP), for message exchange. This story also appeared in Slashdot and Nigeria News. 
Oct. 27, 2015 - Greenwich Time
The forensic work of the University of New Haven's Dr. Henry C. Lee was instrumental in solving a 2000 cold case murder that led to an indictment of a Waterbury man already in prison on other charges. 
Oct. 27, 2015 - Softpedia
University of New Haven researchers have revealed how WhatsApp collects and stores personal information regarding phone numbers and call duration on WhatsApp's server. While WhatsApp never claimed to be an anonymous calling service, the study does reveal the intricate details that power its communication systems. 
Oct. 27, 2015 - TechWorm.net
Researchers from the University of New Haven’s Cyber Forensics Research & Education Group have discovered that the Facebook owned company WhatsApp is collecting phone numbers and call durations without their members’ knowledge. 
Oct. 27, 2015 - Help Net Security
A recent network forensic examination of popular messaging service WhatsApp is offering new details on the data that can be collected from the app’s network from its new calling feature: such as phone numbers and phone call duration, and highlights areas for future research and study. The study was conducted at the University of New Haven's Cyber Forensics Research & Education Group. 
Oct. 27. 2015 - MYCE
Researchers from the University of New Haven have discovered WhatsApp collects the time and date and the duration of phone calls, amongst other information. The popular chat app with more than 800 million users was recently acquired by Facebook for $19 billion which made users concerned about their privacy. 
Oct. 25, 2015 - New Haven Register
John DeCarlo, associate professor and M.S. criminal justice online program coordinator, says social media has been a "game-changer in the sense that it allows departments to communicate directly with the larger public." Police departments are using social media to share information with the public and perhaps get valuable tips in return, and researchers say that kind of activity is on the rise with departments nationwide. This story also appeared in Emergency Management and GovTech Social.
Oct. 24, 2015 - New Haven Register
The work of Project Longevity, a federal, state and city endeavor aiming to reduce violence through direct community involvement, is profiled. Longevity works closely with the University of New Haven to gather data regarding group and gang activity, and continues to work with state and local police to curb gun violence. 
Oct. 24, 2015 - New Haven Register
Project Longevity, a program aimed at reducing violence by gang and group members, has had a positive impact in reducing shootings and homicides in New Haven, according to a study by Yale University sociologists. Longevity works closely with the University of New Haven to gather data regarding group and gang activity, and continues to work with state and local police to curb gun violence. 
Oct. 22, 2015 - FoxCT.com
Researchers from the University of New Haven are finding how the foreign substances in the Quinnipiac River impact the food chain. A $33,000 grant is funding experiments on the river to learn where the high levels of chemicals are, and how to clean them up. 
Oct. 22 , 2015 - New Haven Register
Dean Lombardi, general manager of the Los Angeles Kings, is profiled. 
Oct. 22, 2015 - FoxCT.com
Dean Lombardi at UNH
Dean Lombardi '82, general manager of the Los Angeles Kings, was the inaugural speaker at the Allen Sack Lecture Series on Sports and Social Issues. (Link not available) 
Oct. 21, 2015 - CSPAN2
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) debates on the Senate floor to extend funding for federal Perkins Loans. 
OCtober 21, 2015 - New Haven Register
At a recent University of New Haven forum, Tracy Tamborra, associate professor of criminal justice and director of the Institute of Social Justice, discussed the history leading to the disproportionate number of blacks in prison and called for systemic solutions. 
Oct. 21, 2015 - WTNH.com
To make sure kids are acting appropriately parents can arm themselves with their own apps to help them keep track of what their kids are doing on their phone, says Ibrahim Baggili, assistant dean of engineering. He says it’s also important to talk to your kids early about their tech footprint online. This story also appeared on WWLP.com. 
Oct. 21, 2015 - West Hartford News
The City of New Haven will receive $1 million in federal grants for its Fresh Start Re-entry Initiative, which focuses on prisoners up to 12 months before their release to ensure they have jobs when they exit prison. The Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences is a partner in the initiative. 
Oct. 20, 2015 - International Business Times
The average application college fee is about $40 according to USA Today, but children of alumni apply for free at the University of New Haven. 
Oct. 20, 2015 - New Haven Independent
Assistant professors of biology and environmental science Amy Carlile, Melanie Eldridge and John Kelly, and lecturer of biology and environmental science Jean-Paul Simjouw are testing the Quinnipiac River for pollutants affecting species in the lower link of the river’s food chain. Their projects are funded by the Quinnipiac River Fund, which collaborates with community organizations to restore the river’s health. 
Oct. 19, 2015 - New Haven Register
A total of 110 participants in the fourth through sixth grades from 13 New Haven public schools worked both individually and in teams to demonstrate problem-solving abilities in a newly established math tournament hosted by the University of New Haven. 
Oct. 19, 2015 - Philly.com
Nikodem Poplawski, senior lecturer of physics, explains how our universe may exist inside a black hole. 
Oct. 18, 2015 - Greenwich Time
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communication, film and media Studies, calls for a restriction on firearm possession for people subject to temporary restraining orders. 
Oct. 17, 2015 - New Haven Register
The city of West Haven is embracing the University of New Haven's future development plans, which include expanding its College of Business and the Tagliatela College of Engineering as part of the University's "Strategic Plans 2020" initiative. 
Oct. 17, 2015 - WTNH.com
Nate Hepner, director of sports medicine, offers tips on exercising in cold weather. 
Oct. 16, 2015 - nbcnews.com
John DeCarlo, associate professor and M.S. criminal justice online program coordinator, comments on the traffic stop that led to the death of 17-year-old Deven Guilford of Michigan. DeCarlo says a motorist, when stopped by a police officer should "comply with the police officer's request...they should definitely not become argumentative." 
Oct. 16, 2015 - ABC News Radio New York
Howard Stoffer on Egypt-Russia Relations (This audio file has been removed by the original publisher.)
Howard Stoffer, University of New Haven associate professor of criminal justice and foreign affairs expert, discusses Egypt-Russia relations. 
Oct. 16, 2015 - Philly.com
What Philly Needs in Our Next Police Commissioner
John DeCarlo, associate professor and M.S. criminal justice online program coordinator, says community relations and communication are the most important parts of being the police chief of a large city. (Link not available)
Oct. 16, 2015 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communication, film and media Studies, writes about the success of Journey Home, a Hartford-based anti-homelessness organization. 
Oct. 15, 2015 - WTNH.com
New Haven’s Engineering and Science University Magnet school held a topping-off ceremony for its new state of the art facility being built near the University of New Haven. "This project is a great collaboration between New Haven Public Schools, City of New Haven, City of West Haven and University of New Haven," said Garth Harries, New Haven Superintendent of Schools. 
Oct. 15, 2015 - Dataversity
Ada is a robot that can check personal email accounts for hackers and offer advice about cybersecurity. It was developed by Devon Clark '15, who is now pursuing a master’s degree at the University of New Haven. The robot is named for Ada Lovelace, considered the first computer programmer for developing the first algorithm carried out by a machine. 
Oct. 15, 2015 - New Haven Register
Assistant professor of engineering Frank Breitinger's co-authored paper "How Cuckoo Filter Can Improve Existing Approximate Matching Techniques" won the best paper award earlier this month at the International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime in Seoul, South Korea.
Oct. 14, 2015 - Hartford Business
The University of New Haven and the Connecticut Department of Correction has a planning grant to engage the state in a 12-month strategic planning process to develop a comprehensive statewide Recidivism Reduction Strategic Plan (RRSP).The Department seeks to promote evidence-based strategies to reduce recidivism in the state by 10% in two years and by up to 50% in five years.
Oct. 14, 2015 - Outlook Series
A robot developed at the University of New Haven can check personal email accounts for hackers and offer advice about cybersecurity. Say Hello to Ada.
Oct. 14, 2015 - The Chronicle of Higher Education
The U.S. Education Department will announce a pilot program that will allow federal grants and loans to flow to educational-technology companies that team up with colleges and third-party "quality-assurance entities" to offer coding boot camps, MOOCs, short-term certificates, and other credentials. Partnerships between colleges and the ed-tech sector have begun to emerge, with agreements like one between the University of New Haven and Galvanize, an unaccredited coding school.
Oct. 14, 2015 - Connecticut Post
A federal grant will provide $1 million to Project Fresh Start of New Haven, a well-established prison re-entry program, in partnership with the Department of Correction, with research support from the University of New Haven.
Oct. 14, 2015 - New Haven Register
The City of New Haven will receive $1 million in federal grants for its Fresh Start Re-entry Initiative, which focuses on prisoners up to 12 months before their release to ensure they have jobs when they exit prison. The Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences is a partner in the initiative.
Oct. 14, 2015 - New Haven Register
Danielle Deemer, assistant professor of sociology, explains in an op-ed why immigrants are not a drain on the U.S. welfare system.
Oct. 14, 2015 - New Haven Independent
A federal grant will allow the University of New Haven to partner with Connecticut's Department of Correction to develop a strategic plan to cut recidivism in the state's four largest cities.
Oct. 14, 2015 - Fox CT
Graduate student researcher Devon Clark created Ada, a robot created to introduce cybersecurity to young people and help teach them how to protect themselves online. This story was also reported on WPMT-HAR (FOX) (Harrisburg, PA and WGHP (FOX) (Greensboro, NC).
Oct. 13, 2015 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communication, film and media Studies, suggests in an op-ed that focus on repairing, instead of closing, neighborhood schools would close educational, income and opportunity gaps in the 1 million-person-strong metro Hartford area.
Oct. 12, 2015 - New Haven Register
Eva Sapi, associate professor of biology and environmental science, is profiled on her work in Lyme disease research. Her research investigates ways in which biofilm might allow borrelia -- the bacteria that causes Lyme disease -- to resist harsh environmental conditions such as antibiotic treatments.
Oct. 12, 2015 - Yale Daily News
"We have become a nation of hashtags," said Sierrah Smalls, president of W.R.I.T.E. Poetry Club at the University of New Haven, in a poem she wrote and performed at the Juvenile Justice Reform March.in New Haven. She hopes the public will eventually internalize the national Black Lives Matter movement’s message.
Oct. 11, 2015 - CT Post
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communication, film and media Studies, discusses in an op-ed why many women are embracing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Oct. 8, 2015 - Fox CT
Jibey Asthappan, assistant professor of criminal justice and head of the national security program, offers advice on avoiding credit, debit or prepaid card fraud.
Oct. 7, 2015 - New York Times
Ronald M. Quagliani, associate vice president for public safety, says University of New Haven students and staff members can download an app onto their phones so that if they are stuck in a location but cannot make a call, the app will activate their microphones and video cameras and send location coordinates to security officers. This story also appeared on MSN.com.
Oct. 6, 2015 - Taiwan News
Taiwan's National Police Agency (NPA) and the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an aim to improve the practice of forensic sciences in Taiwan. In attendance was Mario Gaboury, dean of HCLC and Dr. Henry Lee, founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science.
Oct. 6, 2015 - WTNH.com
Peter Struble, lecturer in fire science, says fire departments facing the biggest problems are ones that rely on both paid and volunteer firefighters like Wallingford, North Haven, and Meriden. He says it’s hard replacing the dependable, retiring baby boomers who staffed these stations for many years.
Oct. 5, 2015 - NBC Connecticut
John DeCarlo, associate professor and M.S. criminal justice online program coordinator, says officers need to make sure to remove any ammunition before cleaning a gun to avoid accidental shootings.
Oct. 4, 2015 - New Haven Register
John DeCarlo, associate professor and M.S. criminal justice online program coordinator, discusses possible situations when the accidental discharge of a weapon can occur.
Oct. 4, 2015 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communication, film and media studies, discusses how a photo of a young boy brought attention to the Syrian refugee crisis.
Oct. 3, 2015 - TheDay.com
Smartphone apps that directly contact campus security are rising in popularity among colleges. University of New Haven Police Chief Mark DeLieto says the EmergenSee app will launch the smartphone user’s microphone and camera, and the image will show up in police headquarters.
Oct. 3, 2015 - Tampa Bay Times
John DeCarlo, associate professor and M.S. criminal justice online program coordinator, says law enforcement agencies need to be sure their social media strategies avoid misinforming the public about crime statistics or police work itself.
Oct. 2, 2015 - WTNH.com
Robert McCullough, prosecutor in the Ferguson, Missouri case involving the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, spoke at the University of New Haven's annual Markle Symposium.
Oct. 2, 2015 - WTIC-AM
Matthew Schmidt on Russia-Syria Developments 10/2 (This file has been removed by the original publisher.)
Matthew Schmidt, assistant professor of political science and national security discusses Russia's recent incursions in Syria.
Oct. 2, 2015 - New Haven Register
St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert P. McCulloch, who headed the investigation and the grand jury that decided not to prosecute the police officer involved in the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Missouri, spoke at the opening of the 24th annual Arnold Markle Symposium.
Oct. 2, 2015 - New Haven Register
Wayne Sandford, instructor and lecturer on fire science, says there are many things towns can do to prepare for storms, including handing out pamphlets to residents, checking the town’s equipment and making sure it has generators ready for its buildings.
Oct. 1, 2015 - Valley News
John DeCarlo, associate professor and M.S. criminal justice online program coordinator, says police officers in Haverlhill, NH responded appropriately in an incident involving a fatal shooting of a 41-year-old New Hampshire man.
Oct. 1, 2015 - WTNH.com
Wayne Sandford, instructor and lecturer on fire science, comments on Connecticut's new law requiring landlords to notify tenants if there there a working sprinkler system in the building.