In the Media: March, 2017

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March 31 - WTNH-TV8
Maria Hinojosa, host of the Peabody-award winning National Public Radio program Latino USA, was the keynote speaker at the "Women, Media, and Gender Lens" Conference on March 31. The conference focused on how women are depicted by the media.
March 31 - New Haven Register
Maria Hinojosa, host of the Peabody-award winning National Public Radio program Latino USA, was the keynote speaker at the Women’s Leadership Conference on "Women, Media, and Gender Lens." 
March 31, 2017 - New Haven Register
Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, creater of the curvy female comic book superhero La Borinquena, will speak at the University of New Haven, April 6.
March 30, 2017 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, writes an op-ed piece about Devan Bowden, who is a driver for Meals on Wheels, a nonprofit that provides free meals to underprivileged families.  
March 29, 2017 - Redmond Magazine
Abe Baggili, assistant dean and associate professor of computer science, comments on the cyber attack on the non-profit organization, Planned Parenthood.
March 28, 2017 - New Haven Register
Students in Patrick Gourley’s Economics in Transition class traveled to Cuba to study the rapidly changing economic environment. The students spent six days in Havana, and two in Varadero.
March 28, 2017 - New Haven Register
Holocaust survivor Ruth Fishman of West Hartford will be the keynote speaker at the University of New Haven’s 14th annual Holocaust Remembrance Event at 3 p.m. April 19 in the Bucknall Theater in Dodd’s Hall on the UNH campus.
March 26, 2017 - WTIC-Fox 61 
Patrick Gourley, assistant professor of economics, and Tom Pezzolesi, an economics student from Waterford, Conn., discuss their experience taking the course where students traveled to Cuba and studied their economy.
March 24, 2017 - The Beverage Journal 
The Hospitality and Tourism Management Department at the University of New Haven welcomed Bacardi’s Global Brand Master of Rum & Cane Spirits, David Cid to its campus on March 2. Renée Allen, adjunct faculty for the hospitality and tourism management department, hosted special guest speaker Cid for his annual presentation on the history and production of rum.
March 23, 2017 - CBS CT/WTIC
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, a retired U.S. Department of State official and former deputy executive director of counter-terrorism for the United Nations Security Council, joins Ray Dunaway to discuss cyber security and North Korea.
March 23, 2017 - WWLP-News 22 (Mass.)
Abe Baggili, co-director and founder of the Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG) and associate professor and assistant dean of the Tagliatela College of Engineering, comments on the potential misuse of drones. 
March 22, 2017 - WFSB-TV3
Kenneth Gray, retired FBI special agent and coordinator of the national security studies program, comments on the deadly attack in London on Wednesday that resulted in five people dead, and 40 people injured.
March 21, 2017 - The Daily Nutmeg 
Students in the Cyber Forensics research group comment on their work, technology and cyber security. 
March 21, 2017 - Hartford Courant
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on federal agents posing as police to conduct an operation in Hartford to enforce federal immigration laws. Advocates worry the episode could damage the relationship between local law enforcement and the city's population.
March 20, 2017 - China US Focus
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, writes an op-ed about President Trump taking an adversarial approach to China on trade, currency, regional influence, and on reigning in North Korea.
March 20, 2017 - WFSB-TV3
Students gathered to watch the documentary, Chasing the Dragon, a film about the opium epidemic. Charles Grady, community outreach specialist for the New Haven Field Office of the FBI and two former addicts were part of a panel to educate students on the dangers of opioids and other drugs. 
March 20, 2017 - Valley News Now
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts has announced that on Sunday, March 26, it will make a formal presentation of a collection of historic documents and original exhibition catalogs to the Lyme Art Association. The event will occur immediately prior to the opening of the Lyme Art Association’s A Show in Four Acts exhibition.
March 18, 2017 - Times Argus
Defense Spending Jump May Not Help
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, comments on Trump’s proposal to increase defense spending by 10 percent. He explains that investing another $54 billion in the U.S. military follows a model set by President Reagan.
March 16, 2017 - USA Today 
Christopher Dowd, associate professor and department chair of English, comments on the history of St. Patrick's Day.
March 15, 2017 - New Haven Independent 
Mike Lawlor, Gov. Daniel Malloy's undersecretary for criminal justice policy and an associate professor of criminal justice (on leave), comments on the governor's new proposed criminal justice package that provides a no-money bail stipulation for those accused of misdemeanors except in cases of violent crimes or when a judge decides otherwise. It also creates a new "young adults" category in which cases would remain confidential. 
March 5, 2017 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, shares the story of the University of New Haven student, Tariq Alfaifi, who moved here from Saudi Arabia and had to learn English and American ways from the ground up. 
Josh Sandman, professor of political science, comments on what the American people can expect when it comes to foreign and domestic policy, immigration laws, and healthcare reform. 
March 2, 2017 - New Canaan Patch 
Summer McGee, director of the M.S. in Healthcare Administration program and associate professor of management, comments on the controlled substance agreements between patients and physicians as a result of the heroin epidemic. This story was featured by Patch outlets across the country.