Protecting data has always been the objective of cybersecurity. Today’s hackers target power grids, financial and transportation networks, and even smart refrigerators. A new master’s program is helping to prepare tomorrow’s cybersecurity experts.
Take Me Out, Coach
Associate editor Brian Koonz spent two days at Quinnipiac’s summer baseball camp with boys from the Hamden area. He played catch with them. He did relay races. He took some swings. And then he left on crutches after pulling a calf muscle running to first base.
‘The Worst Day’
Stacie D’Antonio, EDL ’10, has spent 25 years as a teacher and administrator in Connecticut. It wasn’t until the last few years that active shooter drills became part of her job description. In an era of school safety and gun violence, the importance of preparation and relationships is critical.
We look back on John L. Lahey’s 31 years at the helm of Quinnipiac and the remarkable growth he helped engineer with students and the value of their degrees at the heart of every decision he made.
Students and alumni love Quinnipiac’s accelerated dual-degree programs that offer an innovative, cost-effective way to earn a bachelor’s degree in three years and a master’s degree in one year and stay ahead of the job-market curve.
Sick and Tired
Carol Sirot has suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome for most of her life. Her generous gift will contribute to the body of knowledge about CFS and raise awareness of it among health sciences and medical students.
The Perfect Match
All 58 members of the first graduating class of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine matched to residencies, a milestone for the new school. For two of the new doctors, Alyson Cunningham and Venkat Subramanyam, the match was a double cause for celebration when they learned where they’d be going.
Taste of Italy
Italian studies professor Filippo Naitana teaches the culture and history of Italy by exploring its foods and culinary traditions.
Occupational therapy professor Donna Latella uses horses to help Quinnipiac students who are veterans work through post-traumatic stress disorder and other service-related anxiety.
The Frog Whisperer
Biomedical sciences professor Lisa Cuchara is also an award-winning photographer whose portrait subjects include the more than 70 pet frogs she owns.
Too Close to Call
The director of the Quinnipiac Poll predicted a close presidential race in early October, when polls showed Donald Trump closing in on Hillary Clinton in some states.
Looking for Home
Medical student Sara Rahman was profoundly touched by her experiences volunteering at a camp for Syrian refugees in Greece.
Twenty students traveled to Manchester, New Hampshire, to stump for their chosen candidates and found themselves in the midst of the action, rubbing elbows with media and politicians and getting the experience of a lifetime.
From northern California to Hungary, three alumni and trustee couples are selecting and planting grapes and finding success in the wine business.
Don Sawyer, assistant professor of sociology, is using rap as an educational tool to reach at-risk New Haven high school students, who, in turn, have performed in Sawyer’s Sociology of Hip-Hop Class.
Hayden Piterski is used to surprising people with his catching and throwing abilities, but the teen born with a missing limb felt right at home at Camp No Limits at Quinnipiac University, coordinated by three doctor of physical therapy students.
Bracing for Impact
A Virginia woman with adult rickets is standing a bit taller these days, thanks to the efforts of Michael Campbell ’99, a doctor who performed groundbreaking surgery to straighten her legs.
Graphic & Novel
Nursing students are learning to analyze blood gas test results, thanks to a grant and a collaboration with game design students who created a quick, easy-learning tool in the form of a video game.