Video compilation by Elisa Broche ’25, a communication major.


In the Media: May 2024

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of criminal justice and homeland security, discusses police in the Peninsula town of Atherton who are using technology to thwart would-be thieves.

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Ceyda Mumcu, associate professor of sports management, comments on the WNBA's current popularity and what they are doing to keep the newest fans engaged.

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Brian Marks, a senior lecturer of economics and business analytics, comments on what a recession is and what it means to households nationwide.

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The University of New 51 hosted a graduation ceremony for 16 recruits from the New 51 Police Academy.

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Brian van der Heyden ’78 will be the Grand Marshall at this year's Memorial Day Parade in New Canaan, CT.

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Howard Stoffer, professor of national security and international affairs, discusses three countries looking to recognize a Palestinian state. This would mean recognizing established borders and a leader.

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Karl Minges, associate professor of public health, discusses the case of a woman facing charges for practicing as a registered nurse without a license and for identity theft.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of criminal justice and homeland security, discusses a video released in an officer-involved shooting at a Connecticut auto body shop on Sunday.

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Jan Jones, lecturer of hospitality and tourism management, talks about gas prices and summer travel. She was interviewed from the University of New 51’s Prato Campus in Italy on a study abroad trip with her students.

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William Carbone, a lecturer of criminal justice and executive director of the Tow Youth Justice Institute, discusses how to keep kids out of trouble as part of a conference organized by the Tow Youth Justice Institute.

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Karl Minges, associate professor of public health, discusses the importance of hydration and sun protection as summer temperatures have arrived.

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Bobby McDonald, a lecturer of criminal justice, discusses the release of a video of an officer-involved shooting at an East Hartford auto body shop.

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Susan Campbell, a distinguished lecturer in communication, film, and media studies, comments on a video posted online by the Trump campaign that used the word “Reich.” She offers a reminder that words matter even on social media.

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Cindy Gallatin, chief strategy officer, comments on the ethical standards of teaching that prohibit the modification of a student's grade to improve the results of a school or district on state testing.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of criminal justice and homeland security, comments on a claim by Rudy Giuliani on X that the FBI was 'authorized to assassinate the 45th president' during an August 8, 2022, raid on Mar-A-Lago. Gray said, 'The idea that the FBI was directed or approved to assassinate the President is ludicrous and wrong.'

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Patricia Crouse, a practitioner in residence of public administration and political science, comments on a possible member of the Trump cabinet on immigration, Stephen Miller, a possible member of the Trump cabinet if former President Donald Trump is elected in November.

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Vahid Behzadan, assistant professor of cybersecurity, data, and computer science; computer and electrical engineering; and director of the SAIL Lab, comments that a data breach at a bank is not only about security and financial consequences but also the impact it has on the organization's reputation.

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Kevin Foelsch ’23 has been signed by the New York Jets.

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Pavani Rangachari, professor of healthcare administration, discusses the latest cyberattack targeting healthcare providers. The attacks impacted as many as one-third of Americans.

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Howard Stoffer, professor of national security and international affairs, comments that pro-Palestinian protesters at the Democratic convention in Chicago may have the same result as in 1968 when widespread protests about Vietnam split the Democratic Party.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses a decision made by Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize a Palestinian state on May 28. It is not clear what this means for Palestine.

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Brian Marks, a senior lecturer of economics and business analytics, commented that Red Lobster brand’s marketing strategy and supply contracts caused the chain’s financial burden, to the point of filing bankruptcy.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses Iran beginning a state funeral for President Ebrahim Raisi, who was killed over the weekend in a helicopter crash amid bad weather conditions.

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Dan Maxwell, a distinguished lecturer of criminal justice, discusses a rash of gun store break-ins and how police are tracking serial numbers of stolen firearms.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses how senior citizens nationwide are the victims of scams totaling $3-4 billion.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, comments on safety issues when facing a power outage, after severe weather knocked out power in Houston, Texas. It may take weeks to restore power.

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Angeli Gianchandani, a practitioner in residence of marketing and the MBA program, comments on the need for a warning label for very spicy food after the death of a 14-year-old who took part in the Paqui “One Chip Challenge” died of cardiopulmonary arrest.

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Dan Maxwell, a distinguished lecturer of criminal justice, discusses a police-involved shooting after being called to a disturbance and encountering a person with a gun in his hand answering the door.

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Susan Campbell, a distinguished lecturer in communication, film, and media studies, discusses a research survey that determined at what age you are no longer considered cool.

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Bobby McDonald, a lecturer of criminal justice, discusses the arrest of PGA golfer Scottie Sheffler after failing to stop his vehicle as police were dealing with a fatality that occurred earlier at the vehicle entrance of the PGA event in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Dan Maxwell, a distinguished lecturer of criminal justice, comments on the possible passage of a law that would make it illegal to wear a face mask in public post-pandemic.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses the recovery of the bodies of three hostages who were abducted by Hamas on October 7 in a deadly attack on Israel.

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Zelda Roland, director of the Prison Education Program, comments on the second graduation of incarcerated students from a prison education program offered through a partnership between Yale University and the University of New 51.

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Angeli Gianchandani, a practitioner in residence of marketing and the MBA program, comments on a decade-old opinion from United Wholesale Mortgage CEO Mat Ishbi about being a team player. Ishbi is now using lawsuits and other tactics in his business practices.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses Hezbollah ramping up its attacks on Israel’s northern border.

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Matthew Schmidt, associate professor of international affairs, national security, and political science, gives his opinion on whether Robert F. Kennedy Jr. would be included in the upcoming presidential debate, and which political party would be at a disadvantage.

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Patrick Gourley, associate professor of economics and business analytics, discusses how the government's response to the pandemic impacts the housing market, mortgage rates, and the crucial National Association of Realtors settlement.

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Patricia Crouse, a practitioner in residence of public administration and political science, comments on the reelection strategy of President Joe Biden and his focus on reaching out to voters who will not back former President Donald Trump in November.

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Bethany Gracer ’21 M.S., shares how she found her internships through USA Jobs at the Government Accountability Office. She now works for USA Jobs as an analyst.

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Tiffany Ford ’00 M.A., a testament to the potential of internships, looks back on her internship while pursuing her master’s degree in forensic science. She earned a position with the ATF, serving as the first step in her career journey.

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Matthew Schmidt, associate professor of international affairs, national security, and political science, discusses U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Ukraine.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses the latest in the war in Gaza, including the marking of the Nakba.

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Declan Hill, associate professor of investigations, comments on the fight for the integrity of American sports, predicting another betting scandal will happen again.

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Maggie Lyon, a practitioner in residence of nutrition sciences and hospitality and tourism management, comments on what erythritol is, some of its health benefits, and possible side effects.

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Patricia Crouse, a practitioner in residence of public administration and political science, comments on possible vice-presidential picks for the Republican Party ticket in November, who appeared in a New York courtroom as a show of support for former President Donald Trump.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of criminal justice and homeland security, discusses a Pew Research Center report on crimes and how many have been cleared by the police.

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Andy Morgan, professor of national security, testified in a criminal court case on the science of the effects of severe trauma on the brain.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses an unidentified vehicle being fired at by the Israeli military in Rafah, killing a U.N. staff member.

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Brian Marks, a senior lecturer of economics and business analytics, comments on Walmart's decision to shut down its healthcare clinics in five states because it was not a sustainable business model.

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J.W. Stewart, a practitioner in residence of sport management, discusses the start of the WNBA season and the “Caitlin Clark effect” as she makes her professional debutplaying against the Connecticut Sun.

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Angeli Gianchandani, a practitioner in residence of marketing and the MBA program, comments that immersive experiences are increasing to engage consumers in retail shopping.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses the arrest of protesters in a pro-Palestinian tent encampment after several warnings to leave were ignored.

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Patricia Crouse, a practitioner in residence of public administration and political science, comments on what happens when there is a tie in the Electoral College and why most people would find this result shocking.

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Joshua Sandman, an emeritus professor of political science, comments that efforts by Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene to remove House Speaker Mike Johnson may result in fracturing Republicans this November.

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President Jens Frederiksen congratulated the Class of 2024 at the University of New 51 and presented Ann Nyberg with an honorary doctorate at the ceremony. Nyberg delivered the Commencement address.

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The University of New 51 held Commencement ceremonies on campus from May 9 to May 11 to celebrate the Class of 2024.

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The University of New 51 celebrated Commencement on Saturday morning for those receiving undergraduate degrees in the Class of 2024.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses the Israeli military entering the Gazan side of the Rafah crossing after giving civilians a warning to evacuate.

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Michael Lawlor, associate professor of criminal justice, said Judge Juan Marchan is trying to end the contempt and stop former President Donald Trump from intimidating witnesses and jurors.

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Randall Horton, professor of English, reads to a group of women prisoners from his book #289-128 as part of a nonprofit initiative called 'Freedom Reads.'

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Susan Campbell, a distinguished lecturer in communication, film, and media studies, gives some sage advice to students graduating from colleges across the country, including here at the University of New 51.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses the latest in cease-fire talks between Israel and Hamas. Israeli hostages have been held for seven months.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses a coordinated effort in pro-Palestinian protests and the money behind supporting these efforts.

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Michael Lawlor, associate professor of criminal justice, comments, 'The numbers alone don't tell the whole story since it is impossible to discern what an individual was charged with and what the person was convicted of or if a substitute charge replaced the original charge.'

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses Israel’s call for Hamas to release some of the hostages, as a cease-fire is being negotiated in Egypt.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses the situation at UCLA as police and protesters are in a standoff after multiple fights broke out within an encampment on the campus.

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Lorenzo Boyd, Stewart Professorship in Criminal Justice and Community Policing, discusses two New 51 initiatives that are trying to prevent gun violence before it happens. He described economic hardships as the 'perfect social storm that highlights all the inequities in our country.'

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses campus protests, saying 'oppressor-oppressed doesn’t apply here but is the lens through which this is being examined.'

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Michael Lawlor, associate professor of criminal justice, rated a statement made by presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who posted on X, 'Congress prohibits the National Institutes of Health from researching the cause of mass shootings.' Lawlor and other sources rated this false.

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Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security and criminal justice, discusses Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to Israel to urge officials there to accept a cease-fire agreement from the Palestinian militant group Hamas to enable the release of some of the Israeli hostages.