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University to Cut Employee Pay Rates and Refund Students: Estimates $10 Million in Losses

University to Cut Employee Pay Rates and Refund Students: Estimates $10 Million in Losses

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 29, 2020

In a recent email to faculty members, University President Steven Kaplan said the university expects to lose $10 million in room and board credits and refunds for the spring semester. The campus shut down earlier this month as a precaution against spreading COVID-19. The email was sent on March 25. “While...

University of New Haven Opens its Dorms to First Responders Amid COVID-19

University of New Haven Opens its Dorms to First Responders Amid COVID-19

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2020

On Friday, University of New Haven announced it will open its residence halls to New Haven’s first responders as they fight the COVID-19 outbreak. Originally, New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker asked officials at Yale University to open their dorms. Elicker told Yale’s president, Peter Salovey, that...

Opening the Pass/Fail Option

Opening the Pass/Fail Option

Beth Beaudry, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

After Pres. Kaplan announced that students will not be returning to campus because of the coronavirus, faculty and students have been adjusting to classes being transitioned online. Many students expressed concerns on social media about this change. A concern among students is how hands-on classes...

BREAKING NEWS: Spring 2020 Commencement Exercises Postponed due to COVID-19

BREAKING NEWS: Spring 2020 Commencement Exercises Postponed due to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Below is a letter addressed to the class of 2020 that was shared by the University of New Haven Pres. Steven Kaplan Dear Members of the Class of 2020, I am writing to inform you that, in light of the unprecedented situation we are facing due to COVID-19, I have made the difficult decision to postpone...

BREAKING NEWS: Online Classes Extended for Remainder of Spring Semester

BREAKING NEWS: Online Classes Extended for Remainder of Spring Semester

March 16, 2020

The following is President Kaplan's email to the University of New Haven community: Dear Members of the University Community, In response to the developments of the coronavirus global pandemic that have taken place over the weekend and the federal guidelines put in place earlier this afternoon,...

New Campus Statue Reveal

New Campus Statue Reveal

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

March 10, 2020

If you have been wondering about the statue that the university is building outside of the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center, we have the answers. After an interview with Louis Annino, the associate vice president of facilities who oversees the site work, we learned that the statue is of a charger...

Returning Prato Students Not Being Tested Or Quarantined Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Returning Prato Students Not Being Tested Or Quarantined Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 10, 2020

In the wake of the University of New Haven’s recent decision to require all Prato students and faculty to return to the U.S., the university created a page on its website to keep the community informed. Students are not being quarantined or tested for the coronavirus upon their return, but students ar...

Campus Email Update on the Coronavirus

Campus Email Update on the Coronavirus

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

After recent coronavirus updates, University of New Haven’s Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Rebecca Johnson shared a community update on the coronavirus in an email to students. In the email, Johnson said that members of the University community are “strongly discourag...

University Suspends Operations Amid Possible Exposure to Confirmed Case of Coronavirus

University Suspends Operations Amid Possible Exposure to Confirmed Case of Coronavirus

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 9, 2020

Late afternoon Monday, university Pres. Steven Kaplan announced that all classes and university events will be canceled through March 24. Students must vacate the residence halls by 5 p.m.Tuesday. There are currently no confirmed cases of the virus on campus, but there are two confirmed cases in...

Breaking News: University of New Haven Suspends All Classes Amid Conronvirus Concerns

Breaking News: University of New Haven Suspends All Classes Amid Conronvirus Concerns

March 9, 2020

Below is a statement sent to all University of New Haven faculty and students by U. New Haven Pres. Steven Kaplan. Dear Members of the University Community, Out of an abundance of caution, I have made the decision to suspend all in-person classes and exams through the remainder of the week, leading...

UPDATE: All Prato Study Abroad Students Returning to America Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

UPDATE: All Prato Study Abroad Students Returning to America Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Kayla Mutchler, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

UPDATED Mar. 1: All University of New Haven students studying at the Prato campus will be returning to the U.S. this coming week. An update from U. New Haven president, Steven Kaplan is expected later today. University of New Haven President Steven Kaplan announced in a Feb. 25 email that due to the...

University of New Haven Hosts Lockheed Martin Day, receives $100,000 Donation

University of New Haven Hosts Lockheed Martin Day, receives $100,000 Donation

Cameron Hailey, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, the University of New Haven held Lockheed Martin Day as part of the university’s centennial celebration. That morning, a helicopter landed in the Bixler Gerber quad. “The University of New Haven is in our backyard,” said Michelle Andersen, engineering manager for...

Celebrating 100 Years at the University

Celebrating 100 Years at the University

Beth Beaudry, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

When students returned to the University of New Haven for the spring semester, they were greeted by blue and gold banners across campus to celebrate the university's centennial. Milestones from the past 100 years: 1920: The New Haven YMCA College was added as a division of Yale campus. 1944:...

College of Arts and Sciences Podcast

College of Arts and Sciences Podcast

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2020

Michael Rossi, associate dean for the university’s College of Arts and Sciences, started a podcast that will highlight activities, events and profiles in the college of arts and sciences community. The podcast, “Intersection of Arts and Sciences,” hasn’t officially launched, but it will be available...

Meet the Candidates USGA Spring Elections

Meet the Candidates USGA Spring Elections

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

University students met the candidates for the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) spring 2020 election in Bucknall Theatre on Feb. 13. Candidates for president, treasurer, and senator presented their platforms to students. Candidates who could not make the event shared their platforms...

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