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Joe Sugg (University Operations) and SCU alumnus and engineer Brian Drocco were interviewed about SCU’s smart microgrid project on CBS5. Agustin Fonts, also an alumnus and engineer, talked about the smart microgrid in an ABC7 story about promising signs of recovery in Silicon Valley.
Meir Statman (Finance) was quoted in numerous stories and blogs, including CBS MoneyWatch, BBC and Yahoo! Finance, on the various topics covered by his new book What Investors Really Want. Also, a lengthy San Francisco Chronicle review and Q&A was widely reprinted in papers nationwide.
Ed McQuarrie (Marketing) spoke to the Associated Press about the difficulty of assessing the true value of marketing ploys like “free shipping” or “deep discounts” at this time of year. The story ran in numerous publications including the Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette, the Wichita Eagle and the (Memphis) Commercial Appeal.
A lengthy story on KQED about NASA’s newest nanosatellite project included reference to SCU Engineering’s role as “mission control” center for the project. The story quoted Chris Kitts (Mechanical Engineering) and student Laura Bica. SCU Engineering’s role in the nanosatellite was also noted in stories in many online publications including, Hindustan Times,,, and SpaceDaily.
Sandra Hayes (Admissions) was interviewed by CBS5 about how students are finding that private universities can be cheaper than public California schools, after factoring in financial aid and the length of time it takes to graduate from crowded public universities.
A Salinas Californian newspaper story about impending application deadlines quoted Lorenzo Gamboa (Admissions) noting that private universities can be affordable. Similarly, a story in the Sacramento Bee and Modesto Bee, among other papers, also noted that private universities can be cheaper than state schools, and quoted a student who was applying to SCU.
William Dohar (JST) was quoted in a story in Catholic San Francisco about JST’s new graduate theology offering “Theology After Hours,” which has been welcomed by students seeking an alternative after USF ended its evening master’s program in theology. 
Eric Goldman’s (Law) comments on Oracle’s $1.3 million verdict against SAP were quoted in nearly 200 publications across the world, after he spoke to a variety of media outlets including Associated Press, Reuters, and the Wall Street Journal. He was also quoted in numerous other publications including the New York Times and NPR’s Marketplace about various tech-law topics including Amazon’s removal of a book for pedophiles.
Phil Kesten (Physics) talked to WAMC’s Academic Minute about his class “The Physics of Star Trek.” He was also featured in an article on about his inspiration for the class and how it fulfills the university’s new core curriculum requirements.
Beth Van Schaack (Law) wrote an article assessing the applicability of International Humanitarian Law to maritime piracy, in the Opino Juris blog.
Jerry Burger (Psychology) was quoted in the Canadian publications Windsor Star, Edmonton Journal  and Times Colonist debunking the notion that wearing black or red jerseys increases aggression in athletes, especially hockey players.
Judy Nadler (Markkula) weighed in on a Kentucky case involving public officials’ failure to document their disclosures about conflicts of interest. The story ran in numerous Kentucky and Ohio publications.
Jerry Uelmen (Law) was quoted in a Sacramento Bee story that ran in numerous other publications about medical marijuana proponent’s views of the Attorney General race in California.
Angelo Ancheta (KGACLC) was quoted in a widely reprinted AP story about the new California redistricting commission.
The Los Altos Town Crier and the blogs Women Living Under Muslim Lawsand ran stories about the awarding of the Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize to Iranian women’s rights lawyer Shadi Sadr.
Mark Ravizza, S.J. (Philosophy) was quoted in the National Catholic Reporter discussing issues that came up during the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice at Georgetown.
TV stories on George Mohler’s (Mathematics) study on predictive patterns in crime continued to be picked up by CBS and NBC affiliate stations, including in Boston, Cincinnati, Charleston and Des Moines. ran a lengthy story about the Carry the Vision nonviolence conference that was held on campus and co-sponsored by Santa Clara University.
SCU students made live appearances on ABC7’s 7 Live, where they discussed controversial issues such as the social host ordinance in San Jose and racial profiling on college campuses.
Here’s a sampling of the hundreds of mentions of SCU in the media in the past two weeks. The first part of the link is a list; the full text is below the list.
***NOTE: Use EXTREME CAUTION before printing the linked information, as it will be dozens of pages!! ***

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