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Email from Provost Highlights Schedule Changes in Fall 2020

Email from Provost Highlights Schedule Changes in Fall 2020

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

June 24, 2020

Following the University of New Haven’s shutdown at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the university is preparing for the campus to reopen in the Fall 2020 semester. A Tuesday email sent to the student body highlighted the proposed changes. Interim provost and senior vice president for academic ...

University Students Awarded in Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Contest

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Kayla Mutchler, Editor-In-Chief

June 18, 2020

University of New Haven students and graduates were among the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists college contest winners announced last Thursday. According to their website, the contest highlights “the best work published or broadcast during the 2019-20 academic year.” University students...

A Student’s Controversial Comments Ignite Potential Change on Campus

A Student's Controversial Comments Ignite Potential Change on Campus

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-In-Chief and Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

June 10, 2020

As passionate crowds take to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd and those affected by police brutality in the United States, the University of New Haven is taking action against a class of 2020 student’s controversial comments to an anonymous source on Instagram. According to a June 6 ...

UPDATE: Class of 2020: Forgotten

University of New Haven's Centennial Class is not receiving adequate communication from administration, according to students.

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2020

UPDATE: As stated by university administration last week, today, Steven Kaplan addressed the class of 2020’s concerns about the tentative date of a virtual commencement, as well as the status of the delivery of regalia. “We are still planning a virtual celebration to take place in June, and our...

Room Selection Distresses Students: “This is Completely Outrageous”

Room Selection Distresses Students: “This is Completely Outrageous”

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

Since the room selection process began at the University of New Haven, students on social media have been speculating that some juniors and seniors may end up displaced next semester. In the Class of 2022 Facebook group, students began questioning the room selection process after sophomore criminal...

Pres. Kaplan Addresses Students about Uncertainties with Fall 2020

Pres. Kaplan Addresses Students about Uncertainties with Fall 2020

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

As universities across the country are remote learning, students and university workers may be itching to return to business-as-usual in the fall. Northeastern states such as Massachusetts and Maine have extended their “stay-at-home” orders, and Boston University announced their Recovery Plan...

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

May 5, 2020

The university has furloughed employees from various departments across campus. One cut, in particular, has concerned students. During one of her sessions with the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), freshman Danielle Leahey’s therapist told her that she, along with two other therapists,...

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

“You guys are now mentoring the mentors and helping the faculty to be online and stay online as well as possible and we thank you for that,” President Kaplan says as he welcomes the students attending the University-wide Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He also explains that universities...

Centennial Events Postponed for Fall Semester

Centennial Events Postponed for Fall Semester

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

April 22, 2020

2020 marked the University of New Haven’s centennial year, which meant a year of celebration. However, COVID-19 had a plan of its own, and events scheduled for the spring have been postponed or performed virtually. “One of the things we are working hard to do is to recreate that sense of community...

University to Temporarily Furlough Employees

University to Temporarily Furlough Employees

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

April 8, 2020

In an email sent to faculty on April 3, university president Steven Kaplan said some university employees would be temporarily furloughed. That means the employees are not being fired, but rather temporarily suspended for the time being while the university recovers from significant budgetary shortfall...

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,...

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