University’s Innovative Digital Humanities Course Inspires Research and Sense of Community
An introductory course for first-year students, the “Digital Humanities Lab” endeavors to bring together students and faculty members from a variety of disciplines to create research opportunities and a sense of community.
Students Use Music to Connect with the Community
A new service-learning course offered through the University of New Haven’s Music Department brings together students and local nonprofit organizations, enabling them to make a positive difference while creating a foundation that future students can learn from and build upon.
Discovering the Impact of Using Creativity to Raise Awareness
While attending a recent workshop on campus, I learned about the importance of creating effective public service announcements – and I was inspired to create my own. I hope it will help individuals and their families who are being impacted by the opioid crisis.
Writing Center Director Recognized for Exemplary Instruction In and Out of the Classroom
Mary Isbell, Ph.D., an assistant professor of English, is the fifth recipient of the Bucknall Excellence in Teaching Award that was created by the University’s Board chair to annually recognize the commitment of an exceptional faculty member.
ArtSpace’s City-Wide Open Studios Brings Students, New Haven Art Community Together
A month-long event that draws thousands of visitors and more than 400 artists to the Greater New Haven area each year, ArtSpace’s City-Wide Open Studios enables artists to share their work with the community. For the second year, the University of New Haven’s Department of Communication, Film, and Media Studies, under the guidance of adjunct professor Nicki Chavoya, has partnered with the event to interview participating artists, explore the New Haven art scene, and exhibit students’ works.
University of New Haven Theater Program to Present ‘The Wolves'
A former Pulitzer Prize finalist for drama, "The Wolves" follows the teenage members of a high school girls soccer team as they explore important questions together. The curtain comes up Wednesday through Saturday, November 13 to 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Bucknall Theater in Dodds Hall.
Artist Enjoys Sharing Work with Students, New Haven Community, and People Around the World
Get to know Jacquelyn Gleisner, MFA, practitioner in residence in the University of New Haven’s art and design department, who was recently selected as visiting critic-in-residence for The Chart, an online arts journal dedicated to raising visibility of writing about the arts.
A University-Wide Focus on Studying the Humanities Broadens Students’ Horizons
Brett McCormick, Ph.D., chair of the University’s Division of Humanities, helps ensure that students have a variety of opportunities to study the humanities, enabling them to discover new interests, enrich their education, and prepare for success throughout their lives.
High School Students Get Behind-the-Scenes Look at Opportunities in Film and Theater
As part of the University of New Haven's Film and Theater Academy, high school students learned the art of storytelling, crafting pieces about themselves and their communities, while exploring roles on stage, in front of the camera, and behind the lens.
Chair of University’s Art and Design Program Uses Art to Examine the ‘Nature of Nature’
Get to know Joe Smolinski, the University of New Haven’s chair of art and design, whose work includes projects that raise meaningful questions, explore the role of technology in our environment, and, even, generate electricity.
University of New Haven Alumnus Worked as Production Assistant on Highly Anticipated Joker Movie
Nicholas Graham ’16, who is pursuing an MFA in cinema directing at Columbia College Chicago, was part of the crew on “Joker,” a Warner Brothers film starring Robert De Niro and Joaquin Phoenix that is due out later this year.
Lab Manager to Make Stage Debut in Upcoming ‘Matilda’ Production
Jennifer Passaretti of the University’s Department of Biology and Environmental Science gets out of the laboratory and on to the stage to play Zinnia Wormwood in Wallingford Community Theater’s ‘Matilda.’ The curtain comes up August 1 to 3 at 7:30 p.m.