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SCU in the News is a biweekly compilation of select media highlights featuring faculty, staff or students.  Click the link at the end of this e-mail for 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.

Timothy King (Anthropology) and his students appeared in a number of newspaper, broadcast and blog stories about their work digging for mammoth remains in Castroville. They made the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle and The Daily Post and also appeared in two other newspapers, six television stations across the country, and seven online news sites.
Mike Sexton (Admissions) wrote a piece titled “What Students Forget to Do When Picking a College” for The Washington Post’s blog The Answer Sheet.
USA Today’s College section posted student Claire Overholt’s blog about her experience as a designer for the university’s first eco fashion show.
Jeremy Horwitz (Mathematics) was mentioned by the New York Times and San Jose Mercury News, and interviewed on NBC Bay Area, for being part of the “puzzle posse,” that helped get pitcher Brian Wilson to be the answer in a NY Times crossword puzzle.
Patricia Cain (Law) was quoted extensively in the New York Times blog, Bucks, about the strange tax situation that married gay couples find themselves in because of a lack of recognition of same-sex marriage by federal tax officials.
National Catholic Reporter’s Colleges and Universities edition published a piece featuring Santa Clara University’s sustainability initiatives and Lindsey Cromwell Kalkbrenner (Sustainability).
Ellen Kreitzberg (Law) was interviewed on KQED’s Forum about the start of the trial for the alleged murderer of journalist Chauncey Bailey. 
 Judy Nadler (Markkula) spoke to ABC radio about a Georgetown site for students with interview questions submitted by “spies” who have gone through interviews at various companies. She also spoke to the Arizona Republic about flaws leading to the firing of Fiesta Bowl’s CEO, for a story cited in the Chronicle of Philanthropy and elsewhere.
Stephen Diamond (Law) was quoted in the New York Times about Facebook’s firing of an employee for stock-trading violations. 
  WBUR, Boston’s NPR station, interviewed Michelle Bezanson (Anthropology) about Jean Auel's books and how they fueled her interest in human evolution. Bezanson also discussed how she uses the books to teach students about biological anthropology.
 Lecturer Gordon Yamate (Law) wrote an oped for the San Jose Mercury News about how a judge’s decision in a shareholder lawsuit involving Del Monte Foods sheds light on investment bankers’ conflicts of interest.
KCBS Radio did a story about trends in hiring college graduates Santa Clara University’s spring career fair and interviewed Tasha Mistry, who graduated in March, about her successful job search that landed her job offers from three companies.
Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in an Associated Press article about Google’s acquisition of airline fare tracker ITA Software, which ran in about 95 outlets. He also was in the Financial Times, two Wall Street Journal blogs, NPR’s Marketplace, the Mercury News and San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal discussing various timely tech-law cases.
Jack Rasmus (Economics) was a guest expert on KGO 810AM, discussing the topic of the housing crisis, foreclosure trends, and pending legislation and state attorneys general actions.
David Hasen (Law) was quoted over three days for a special report on KLIV radio about the push for breaks on taxes for companies that “repatriate” earnings being held in overseas affiliates.
Don Polden (Law) was noted in ABA Journal, Inside Higher Ed and Tax Prof for his reaction to criticisms of an ABA committee’s proposals to revamp law-school accreditation standards.
A new study by NCIP on prosecutorial misconduct was covered by the Los Angeles Times, CNN, and The pieces quoted Maurice Possley and Jessica Seargeant (NCIP). NCIP’s Cookie Ridolfi was mentioned in a Mercury News story noting that prosecutor and SCU lecturer David Angel had joined Santa Clara County’s Conviction Integrity Unit to remedy faulty prosecutions like those spotlighted by NCIP.
Paul Crowley (Religious Studies) was quoted in America Magazine about university roles in fostering a dialogue between religion and science.
Colleen Chien (Law) wrote a piece for Patently O, regarding the FTC and patents and notices.
David Friedman (Law) wrote an article for The Progress Report on, arguing that markets are “highly but not completely efficient.”
Gerald Uelmen (Law) was quoted in a Monterey County Herald story about a stalking defendant’s victim being advised by his lawyer. 
Click the link below for 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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