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University Releases New Core Curriculum Plan for Fall 2017

University Releases New Core Curriculum Plan for Fall 2017

Gordon Simerson, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies
March 24
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

New undergraduate students enrolling at the University beginning Fall 2017 will be on a new Core Curriculum plan.  This is the first substantive change to the Core since 2006. The new Core still requires at least 40 credits for bachelor’s degree students and at least 20 for associate’s degree...

Kid Ink, Timeflies to Headline 2017 Spring Weekend

Kid Ink, Timeflies to Headline 2017 Spring Weekend

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Over one hundred students gathered in Bartels to find out who would be performing at this year's Spring Weekend. On Friday night, Vanessa Bayer and Streetr Seidell will be performing stand up comedy, and on Saturday night, Kid Ink and Timeflies will be performing at the annual concert. “The audience...

University Student Dies at 21

University Student Dies at 21

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief
March 18
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

On March 11, University of New Haven student Rebecca Romprey died at the age of 21 in Manhattan. Vice President of Student Affairs Rebecca Johnson informed the campus community of this loss last week with an email that was lost in delivery to students and only reached faculty. Johnson said on Saturday...

International Women’s Day Observed Across the Globe

International Women’s Day Observed Across the Globe

Melina Joseph, Contributing Writer
March 8
Filed under Global News, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News

It is International Women’s Day. Adopted by the United Nations in 1975, the March 8 observance is a reminder to continue the advancement of women worldwide. “Let us all pledge to do everything we can to overcome entrenched prejudice, support engagement and activism, and promote gender equality a...

A Letter From an Iraqi Student About His Struggle and Trump’s Travel Ban

A Letter From an Iraqi Student About His Struggle and Trump’s Travel Ban

The Charger Bulletin
March 7
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Success is not easy to obtain, but my dream has always been to study in the United States. I am from a small village in Hawigha City, Kirkuk, which is located in the northern area of Iraq. I am married and have four kids. I am an electrical engineer who had aspirations of earning a Master’s degree...

CT Governor Malloy Rejects Pullback of Federal Transgender Protections

CT Governor Malloy Rejects Pullback of Federal Transgender Protections

Evan Grady, Contributing Writer
March 7
Filed under Campus News and Events, Local, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Transgender students of Connecticut public schools will not be effected by President Trump’s decision to repeal all federal protection for students using the locker rooms and bathrooms that match their gender identity. “Despite the actions taken by the federal government,” said Governor Malloy,...

Nicolette Angelli Elected USGA President

Nicolette Angelli Elected USGA President

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief
March 7
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, USGA

Last week, Nicolette Angelli, current Undergraduate Student Government Association treasurer, was elected USGA President defeating Michael Swift, current USGA Vice President of Operations. Angelli has been directly involved on campus since her freshman year. Although she had varying ways of trying...

Campus Police Installs “Lockdown” Buttons in Dodds Hall

Campus Police Installs “Lockdown” Buttons in Dodds Hall

Amanda Arango, Contribut
March 7
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

There has been talk around campus about special buttons in Dodds Hall that say “lockdown” on them. Sergeant Kevin Holster of Campus Police, the person who headed this project said, “the lockdown buttons are installed on classroom doors that have been switched over to Card Access. They give the...

President Kaplan Hosts Open Forum

President Kaplan Hosts Open Forum

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor
March 6
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

President Kaplan invited students to an open conversation in the Alumni Lounge where students could speak their mind and express views they may not feel comfortable expressing on campus. The event was facilitated by Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer, and David Schroeder, Associate Dean of Henry Lee College of Criminal Justice. Basic guidelines were presented before the conversatio...

President Kaplan to Host Open Forum on Campus Climate

President Kaplan to Host Open Forum on Campus Climate

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief
March 2
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

President Kaplan announced that another open forum would be held on Monday March 6 in the Alumni Lounge at 4 p.m. This is the fourth open forum to be held this school year. "It has been brought to my attention that some students are feeling apprehensive about sharing their views, both in and out of...

President Kaplan Expresses His Support for UNH’s International Community

President Kaplan Expresses His Support for UNH’s International Community

Steven H. Kaplan, President, University of New Haven
March 1
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

I would like to use this column to reinforce my support and the University of New Haven’s commitment to the international members of our community. Our students, faculty, and staff from around the globe enrich our campus in so many ways. From the insight they contribute to classroom discussions,...

Comparing Free Speech Policies of Surrounding Universities

Comparing Free Speech Policies of Surrounding Universities

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor
February 28
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

When the University of New Haven’s policies were rated by FIRE, most earned a yellow light rating, with a few policies being rated with a red light. Alongside the University, Yale, Quinnipiac, and Central Connecticut State University all received similar ratings from FIRE. Yale has earned an overall...

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