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  •  SCU in the News

    A new book on “aunting” co-authored by Laura Ellingson (Communication) about the benefits of having aunts in children’s lives, was the subject of a positive review by a Wall Street Journal work-life columnist.

    Kirk Hanson (Markkula) was the featured guest on KQED’s Forum radio show, discussing the top 10 ethical dilemmas that college freshmen face.

    Student Chris Paschal was quoted in a USA Today story about the pros and cons of e-textbooks.

    Dan Ostrov (Mathemathics) was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News about a new site for collaboration among math scholars.

    Don Polden (Law dean) was quoted by USA Today about ways in which law schools can make their job-placement statistics look better.

    Farid Senzai (Political Science) was quoted in a story by Religion News Service about the first Muslim college opening in California.

    The Global Social Benefit Incubator (CSTS) was the subject of a feature column in the San Jose Mercury News, which ran in several papers and was reposted by a number of bloggers.

    Allen Hammond (Law) spoke to the New York Times and the San Jose Mercury News about the controversy around Google and Verizon’s joint net neutrality statement, which some feel is part of a move away from federal regulation for Internet access.

    Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in a widely reprinted L.A. Times story about how bloggers face significant liability for critical posts. That story, and Goldman’s quotes, were picked up by bloggers for the ABA Journal and Wall Street Journal, as well as sites like FoxNews.com. He also spoke to various media, including Chicago Tribune and The New York Times, about other tech-law topics.

    David DeCosse (Markkula) wrote an oped for the San Francisco Chronicle arguing that founding father James Madison would have favored building the Muslim community center and mosque in the Ground Zero region of New York City.

    The off-again, on-again, off-again status of California’s Prop. 8 continued to spur reporters to seek legal analysis from SCU Law professors. Deep Gulasekaram was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle about the puzzling nature of the 9th Circuit stay.  Margaret Russell was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle about the legal issues for appeal, and she appeared on KTVU (Fox) and KPIX (CBS) and CBS 5's Eyewitness News Sunday show, to discuss the legal ramifications of the federal and appeals' courts rulings.  Ed Steinman was interviewed on the future of the case by KCBS radio.

    Jerry Burger (Psychology) was quoted by a columnist for the (Fort Myers, FL) News Press about why some people are control freaks.

    Hersh Shefrin (Finance) was quoted by the Washington Post’s Root blog questioning whether greater racial or gender diversity in the financial services industry would have helped avert the mortgage crisis.

    Mike Sexton (Admissions) was quoted on MSNBC.com about the complexities behind college rankings such as U.S. News and World Report.

    An article by Ed McQuarrie (Marketing), on the murkiness of the notion that small stocks regularly outperform the market, was published in the Journal of Investing.

    Kirthi Kalyanam (Marketing) spoke to the Mercury News for a widely reprinted story about young people’s new trend of making “haul videos” — describing their shopping purchases in detail.

    Judy Nadler (Markkula) was quoted extensively on government corruption stories, including allegations that a candidate for California attorney general took inappropriate gifts (San Francisco Chronicle and Fox Business News’ Money Rocks show) a Redwood City council members conflict of interest in a major land development vote (San Jose Mercury News) and a school district trustee who received taxpayer reimbursement for job training in his new job field (Contra Costa Times and several other papers).

    Nanotechnology Now ran a story about SCU students gaining valuable experience in nanotechnology by attending an internship at Advanced Studies Laboratories. The story cited professors Amy Shachter (Chemistry) and Unyoung (Ashley) Kim (BioEngineering) and student Sarah Ghanbari.

    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.

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  •  SCU in the News

    A reviewer for the New York Review of Books lauded Janet Flammang’s (Political Science) book The Taste for Civilization: Food, Politics, and Civil Society, for its analysis of the decline of civilized eating traditions.

     KCBS radio reported the news that candidates in the nasty race for San Jose’s District 5 city council seat were invited to a special ethics workshop and ethics pledge-signing led by Judy Nadler (Markkula), to re-affirm their commitment to ethical campaigning.

     Jack Rasmus (Economics) appeared on Palo Alto’s community TV station Channel 27 discussing his new book, Epic Recession: Prelude to Global Depression, and taking calls from listeners about the global economic uncertainty and other issues.

     A book by Blake de Maria (Art and Art History) Becoming Venetian: Immigrants and the Arts in Early Modern Venice was reviewed by the Financial Times, which called the book “intriguing” for tracing the history of immigrant families who became citizens, including their role in the arts.

    Meir Statman (Finance) was quoted by the L.A Times about the challenges of ethical investing and business practices for gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman. That story also ran in Editors Guild Magazine. An Associated Press article to which he contributed last month, about gender differences in retirement planning, continued to garner interest, running on CNBC.com.

    The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a contributor’s column about ethics in relationships, which was supported heavily by material from the Markkula Center.

    Ed Steinman (Law) was interviewed by the Contra Costa Times about the unusual choice by a judge in the Sandra Cantu murder case to maintain a gag order after the defendant’s guilty plea. The story ran in the San Jose Mercury News, Tri-Valley Herald and other publications. He also was interviewed on KGO and KCBS radio stations on various topics: the Supreme Court’s ruling that juveniles in non-homicide cases can’t be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole; the Supreme Court allowing in some cases the civil commitment of sex offenders who have completed their criminal sentences; the likely nomination of Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Edward Davila to become the Bay Area's first Latino federal district judge in 14 years, and the constitutionality or Arizona’s tough new immigration law.

    The San Francisco Chroniclereported that RefractHouse (Engineering) won a Special Achievement award during the 2010 Design Awards from the San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

    Linda Starr (NCIP) was interviewed on KCBS radio about the Supreme Court ruling forbidding lifetime sentences for juveniles.

    Tom Plante (Psychology) talked to Catholic News Service about the extreme anger at the Catholic Church relative to other institutions where abuse has occurred. His interview was cited in Pittsburgh Catholic. He also talked to Religion News Service about the rise of deacons in the Catholic Church as the number of priests has declined, a story that ran on NewsOK.com.

     Gerald Uelmen (Law) talked to the San Francisco Chronicle for a front-page story about how courts over the years have denied governments the ability to enact spending cuts in tough budgetary times. He also talked to the Chronicle about the resistance of police officers to oversight despite persistent problems.

     Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in the Wall Street Journal about a new problem for the Federal Trade Commission: bloggers who are witnesses in antitrust or other cases blogging details about the investigations before they are concluded. He also talked to Law.com about the suit against Google for collecting private wireless data with its Street View program.

     Scott LaBarge (Philosophy) was quoted in a Patriot Ledger blog, Wicked Local, about the lack of heroes in today’s society. LaBarge explained that today’s heroes are tackling complex problems, and that people know too much about one another to consider anyone a hero. “There's an old saying that no man is a hero to his valet; well, today we all read the valet's blog,” he said.

     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.

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  •  SCU in the News

    President Michael Engh, S.J., and U. S. Rep. Mike Honda co-authored an op-ed in the Washington, D.C.-based publication The Hill, arguing that colleges and universities must lead the way in creating alternative energy solutions. It was also published online in the Huffington Post.

    Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in a FoxNews.com story about a federal obscenity law, as part of a story on Wikipedia’s co-founder trying to purge porn from the site. The UK-based Register and the niche publication Adult Video News ran excerpts from the Fox story. Goldman also talked to TechWeb about the illegal practice of “data scraping” -- using programs to siphon all the data from a company’s database. He was also featured in a podcast on LegalTalk Network about the theft of a prototype iPhone 4G from a local bar, and talked to KCBS radio about the iPhone issue.

    Meir Statman (Finance) was quoted in an Associated Press story that ran on CNBC and North County Times, about gender differences in retirement investing. His advice: "Be a man and trade like a woman." He was also a featured guest on NPR’s Marketplace, talking about the concept from the Goldman Sachs congressional hearings that sophisticated investors “knew” they were buying shoddy investments. Statman gave the memorable quote “so there is an idiot in every trade, and if you don't know who it is, it's you.” 

    Kyle Graham (Law) was featured in a story on ABC about Walmart being required to pay $27.6 million for illegally dumping toxic materials.

    Margaret Russell (Law) was a featured guest on KQED’s Forum, discussing President Obama’s choice of current Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

    Tom Plante (Psychology) was quoted by Catholic News Service on the lingering public anger at the Catholic Church over sex abuse, despite reforms. America magazine, Catholic Courier, Catholic Sun, and the Georgia Bulletin carried the story.

    Francisco Jimenez (Modern Languages and Literatures) was profiled by a columnist in the (San Luis Obispo) Tribune, who also recommended Jimenez’s books as “two of the most significant books that I have read. They are as American as Ben Franklin's autobiography and resound with hope for all our dreams and aspirations during this sad period of history.”

    Stephen Diamond (Law) co-authored an oped advocating the abolishment of SEC rule 144A, which allows companies to sell massive amounts of securities – including many behind the financial meltdown – through “private placements” that avoid disclosure, liability, and other SEC rules. The oped ran in Newdeal2.0 and the Huffington Post. He was also on KLIV radio on May 6, discussing that day’s 1,000-point swing in the Dow.

    Incoming freshman Diane Keng was featured in the Wall Street Journal, ABC and NBC for already having launched three startups already, including one that helps students manage their social-network identities. Similarly, recent alumni Matthew Roeckel and Sol Tran were featured by a Mercury News columnist for having started multiple companies apiece.

    Hersh Shefrin’s (Finance) contribution to a book of essays about the financial crisis was featured in Pensions & Investments publication. Shefrin’s essay was a behavioral-finance analysis of UBS, Standard & Poor's credit rating and American International Group's financial products unit. He was also quoted by a writer for Life's Little Mysteries/LiveScience.com about the phenomena of greed in corporate America that is being revealed after the financial crisis. 

    Articles on scripture by Ron Hansen (English) were featured in Christian Century. Several newspapers also noted that Hansen will be the commencement speaker for   Merrimack College on May 23.

    The invitation to entrepreneurs to apply for a special 6-month program run by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship ran in the San Francisco Chronicle and the Seattle Post Intelligencer online sites, and quoted Business School Dean Drew Starbird about the program’s goal to launch 20 businesses within 20 months. Starbird also appeared on NBC talking about the public’s skewed perception of the odds of winning the $266 million California lottery.

    SCU's announcement of its undergraduate commencement speaker, Catholic Relief Services President Ken Hackett, was published in Inside Higher Ed.

    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.


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  •  SCU in the News

    Tom Plante’s (Psychology) blog post on PsychologyToday.com and article in Catholic San Francisco on the Catholic Church sex-abuse scandal continued to spur hundreds of media outlets to seek out or run his commentary. He talked to The Toronto Star and others about a perceived increase in cases involving abused girls. He talked to Vancouver radio station CKNW about the subject, and to CNN International, ABC and National Post about the recently revived myth that homosexuality in priests is the problem. An AP story in which he was quoted, about how the Church seems to be moving faster to deal with allegations, ran in well over 200 papers or news web sites, including USA Today, the Washington Post, LA Times, and Omaha World-Herald.

    Diane Dreher (English) wrote an oped about how the dire job market contains a hidden opportunity for graduates to explore their true calling and gifts. The oped has run in nearly a dozen papers, including the Sacramento Bee, the Miami Herald and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

    A study co-authored by Ed McQuarrie (Marketing) in the Journal of Consumer Research, about the rationale behind consumers’ fascination with grotesque fashion ads, was picked up by Asian News International and ran in dozens of publications and sites worldwide, from PsychCentral.com to BombayNews.Net to Asian Lite.

    A 2007 study by Terri Peretti (Political Science) about the history of Supreme Court judges with political experience, gained fresh prominence when the Washington Post’s George Will mentioned it in a syndicated. More than 60 publications or sites ran the story.

    The Supreme Court’s acceptance of a case involving California’s ban on sales of violent video games to minors was discussed by Margaret Russell (Law) in the San Francisco Chronicle and by Bradley Joondeph (Law) in the San Jose Mercury News. About a dozen other papers and websites ran the stories as well. Joondeph also spoke to the National Journal about his predictions and rationale about who will be Obama’s pick to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

    Fred Foldvary (Economics) talked to the Mercury News about how real estate prices seem to be bottoming out. Several other papers also ran the story.

    Eric Goldman (Law) discussed numerous tech-law issues with reporters including the FTC’s view of bloggers receiving gifts (Law.com); Facebook’s partial victory in a click-fraud case (MediaPost); and a novel suit against Google over automatic search suggestions that pop up and suggest something undesirable about the person being searched. (TechWeb; InformationWeek; NBC.com).

    Mario Belotti (Finance) talked to the San Francisco Chronicle about positive economic indicators and what could derail the trend.

    Indian participants in SCU’s Global Social Benefit Incubator were featured in a story that ran in several India-focused online news sites, including Indian Express, Silicon India and Financial Express.

    Judy Nadler (Markkula) spoke to the Mercury News about the impropriety of DA Dolores Carr, who is running for re-election, promoting herself on informational billboards. The story was picked up by several other papers. She also discussed a conflict-of-interest case involving a local coastal commissioner with the San Diego Union-Tribune.

    Buford Barr (Marketing) talked to the Mercury News about Google’s enviable marketing position, and about the proliferation of convoluted company names.

    Kevin Walsh (Management) was quoted in a Mercury News story about why Silicon Valley’s top companies showed stronger profits in the latest survey. Several other papers and finance-oriented web sites picked up the story.

    NCIP’s review of a Vacaville killing made the news in a number of papers, including InsideBayArea.com, the (Long Beach) Press-Telegram and (Vacaville) Reporter.

    Meir Statman (Finance) co-wrote an article in the Journal of Investing, examining the finding that stocks of admired companies underperformed those of “spurned” companies.

    A book by Gary Macy (Religious Studies) was noted in the Newsweek feature “What Would Mary Do?” Macy also was interviewed by BBC for a series “Banishing Eve,” about the history of women in the Church.

    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.

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  •  SCU Events

    Friday, April 16 at 12 p.m.
    School of Law, Dean’s Office
    Fundamental Friday – Draft a Great Resume and Cover Letter
    Learn more.

    Saturday, April 17, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Center for Professional Development
    Practical Existential Psychotherapy
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    Tuesday, April 20, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Executive Development Center
    Performance Reviews: Moving from Painful to Productive
    Learn more.

    Click here for a full list of events on campus.

  •  SCU in the News

    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.

    Angelo Ancheta (Law) was quoted in Miller-McCune online magazine about affirmative action of the future, including race and class.  

    Buford Barr (Marketing) was quoted in a Mercury News article about the proliferation of hard-to-pronounce company names, noting that such names make it difficult to build a company brand.

    James Bennett (Religious Studies)was quoted in a (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat story about a local Presbyterian church that has defied trends and grown in congregation size.

    Marc Bousquet’s (English) book about higher-education hiring practices was cited in an opinion piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education, about the dubious value of graduate-school placement-rate data.

    Kenneth Manaster (Law) was quoted in the ABA Journal’s story about the retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, with whom Manaster worked on a Chicago judicial-corruption case.

    Margaret McLean (Markkula) wrote an opinion article for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology Newsabout the ethics of DNA sequencing.

    Frederick Parrella (Religious Studies) was interviewed on the Sirius Satellite Radio Catholic Channel program Just Love about marriage and the social mission of the Church.

    Tom Plante’s (Psychology) comments in the L.A. Times, suggesting that the Pope’s role in dealing with a sex-offender priest needs to be evaluated in light of the times. The story was picked up by more than two dozen other publications. His Psychology Today blog posting about the myth that sexual abuse is especially rampant in the Catholic Church was noted by the Washington Post, and he talked to MacLeans, KCBS Radio and Chicago Public Radio about the topic.

    A study by Catherine Sandoval (Law) about the steep decline in minority-owned radio stations was noted in a story in the St. Petersburg Times. Sandoval also talked to the Mercury News about the FCC’s loss against Comcast in a case in federal appeals court, a case that cast doubt on its ability to enforce “net neutrality” rules. The story was picked up by several other publications.

    The April Fool’s Day edition of The Santa Clara, which spoofed that football was coming back and that same-sex dorm living was now allowed, made news in the Chronicle of Higher Education and the Washington Post.

    A student video about the value of a Jesuit education was noted in AJCU Higher Ed News.

    Mike Sexton (Enrollment Management) wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post’s The Answer Sheet column, arguing that the practice of double depositing at more than one college at which at student was accepted is disruptive and improper.

    Hersh Shefrin (Finance) was quoted in the International Herald Tribune about the psychology of day traders, and talked to Bloomberg News about the “herd mentality” among investors and the outlook for the U.S. dollar.

    Student Laura Snowden’s Shirts Across America fundraising and volunteer work was featured in a story in the (New Orleans) Times Picayune. Student Emilee Sena’s work on a submarine was noted in the Los Alamos Monitor.

    Meir Statman (Finance) was quoted by a Money Magazine columnist about the pros and cons of socially responsible investing, and by MarketWatch about the “wall of worry” that investors face in volatile times. 

    Ed Steinman (Law) was interviewed by KCBS Radio about the decision by a San Francisco federal judge that found the federal government illegally wiretapped an Islamic charity.

    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!! ***

  •  SCU in the News

    Mario Belotti (economics) appeared in Chief Executive Magazine in a roundup of the week’s news, discussing the uptick in retail sales.

    Jerry Burger (psychology) appeared on ABC’s Nightline and CNN (and their numerous affiliates) about a fake game show in France that was really a test of how much pain contestants were willing to inflict under orders. His appearances spurred Canadian publication the Ottawa Citizen to request an op-ed, which ran in several other Canadian papers.

    Gerald Coleman, S.S. (pastoral ministries) wrote an op-ed for the San Jose Mercury News on various elements of sexual addiction in the wake of the Tiger Woods and John Edwards scandals.

    David Friedman (Law) wrote an opinion piece in the Washington Times about the Great Depression that didn’t happen.

    Eric Goldman (Law) talked to ABC Australia Radio about Google and China. His name also appeared hundreds of times — stemming from interviews with the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Associated Press, Reuters and others— about topics like Google’s legal battle with Viacom; financial news aggregators; a key Google Adwords victory -- even online porn. Several legal bloggers also extensively quoted him or his blog postings on Google, with praise like “excellent analysis.”

    Anna Han (Law) was interviewed on ABC7 about the unlikely chances that China will stop censoring Internet searches now that Google has decided to stop doing business there—a story that was picked up by numerous affiliate stations. She was also a source for the San Jose Mercury News on the same subject, a story also picked up by nearly a dozen publications.

    Kirthi Kalyanam (marketing) spoke to ABC7 about a new twist in online advertising: instant referrals to places where consumers can find clothes similar to those celebrities are wearing.  

    James Lai (political science) talked to the Mercury News about Gavin Newsom’s likely strategy in running for California Lt. Governor, in a story that was carried by nearly a dozen other publications.

    Sandee Magliozzi (Law) talked to the San Francisco Business Times about changes to SCU Law services and classes to help prepare grads to stand out in the legal marketplace. The story ran in several area Business Journals.

    Margaret McLean (Markkula) was quoted in SmartMoney Magazine about whether it’s ethical to keep excess change inadvertently remitted by a store clerk.

    Santa Clara University made About.com’s list of the top 22 Catholic colleges and universities, out of hundreds. SCU also was listed as one of several private schools in an American Enterprise Institute study, appearing in the Mercury News and other publications, where Hispanic students match or exceed white students for graduation rates.

    A study by Sandra Schneiders, I.H.M. (JSTSCU) about religious life as a prophetic life form was carried in the National Catholic Reporter and mentioned in The Tidings.

    Hersh Shefrin (finance) was quoted by SmartMoney magazine about the flaws in mutual funds that are supposed to invest with an eye toward specific retirement dates.

    News of the appointment of Drew Starbird (Leavey) as dean of the business school ran in numerous area Business Journals.

    Meir Statman (finance) spoke to a Financial Post reporter about opportunities in foreign stocks given the surge in the Canadian loonie (the Canadian dollar). The story appeared in numerous Canadian papers.

    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.


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  •  SCU in the News

    Here’s a sampling of the hundreds of mentions of SCU in the media in the past two weeks:

    Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story—liberally cited by other publications like the Industry Standard, Network World and others— about antitrust maneuvering by Microsoft against Google. Goldman also was quoted in a story by Mediabistro.com about ways that freelance reporters and bloggers can defend themselves legally. He also talked to Bloomberg—in a story picked up worldwide—about how an Italian judge’s invasion-of-privacy charges against three Google executives would have killed most U.S. Internet companies. He also was in CNET, Law.com, ITProPortal and Warren's Washington Internet Daily discussing matters from a federal judge’s dismissal of a patent-infringement suit against Google to when legal damages can accrue if material is pulled from a site due to false copyright claims.

    The uncanny similarities between Sanjiv Das (Finance) and Sanjiv Das, the head of Citibank’s mortgage department, were the subject of a Reuters feature story that also explored his research into optimum ways to restructure mortgages. The story was picked up by publications and sites like MSN Money, CNBC, MortgageNews Daily, Washington Post, International Business Times, Yahoo! India and Canada.

    The SCU class The Joy of Garbage was featured on Huffington Post’s list of Top 10 Coolest Classes.

    Tom Plante (Psychology) was interviewed on NBC for a story on the new trend of “pre-prenups,” which are prenuptial agreements between unmarried couples. He also continued his regular blogging for Psychology Today’s website, giving insights about what it means, psychologically, to have a role model and using spiritual approaches to finding meaning, purpose, and vocation.

    Student and basketball player Troy Alexander was featured on KCBS radio for his fundraising efforts to Nothing but Nets, a charitable group that buys mosquito nets to combat malaria in Africa and elsewhere.


    Meir Statman (Finance) was quoted in a Money Magazine article about the wrong way to pick mutual funds (purely by performance data).

    Colleen Chien (Law) was quoted in a story that ran on MSNBC.com, BusinessWeek, CIO Today, and numerous other sites, about the International Trade Commission becoming a new forum for patent disputes that are delayed or lost in federal court.

    Mario Belotti (Economics) appeared in an ABC7 newscast, which was also picked up by local news websites, about the tenuous good news that consumer spending rose 4 percent recently.

    Michelle Oberman (Law) was quoted in LoHud.com (a publication for the Lower Hudson Valley of New York) about the true markers of matricide, compared to murderers who happen to be mothers.

    David Friedman (Law) wrote an item for Investors Business Daily about the fallacy of government contraction during the Great Depression.

    Jerry Uelmen (Law) was quoted in a widely syndicated Sacramento Bee article about a diver who smuggled five pounds of marijuana onto a plane flight.

    USA Today noted that two SCU law students traveled to Haiti over spring break, in a story about students taking a risk and going to help after the earthquake. The story quoted law student Caitlin Robinett.

    Student Chad Greer’s candidacy for San Jose City Council was noted in the San Jose Mercury News.

    Click here for a sampling of the hundreds of mentions of SCU in the media in the past two weeks.

  •  SCU in the News

    Here’s a sampling of the hundreds of mentions of SCU in the media in the past two weeks.

    SCU students’ day of protest and complaint to AT&T over poor wireless reception was covered by a wide array of media, from the Chronicle of Higher Education to tech-oriented TMCnet, PCWorld, Fast Company, and Network World. The Chronicle quoted junior Kelsey Houlihan and Joe Sugg (Facilities).

    Buford Barr (Marketing) spoke to MarketWatch about the perils of Google’s high-profile missteps in launching its Buzz social-media product. The story ran in Investor’s Business Daily as well. Barr also talked to the San Francisco Chronicle about Toyota’s many missteps in handling their recall crisis.

    Edward McQuarrie’s (Marketing) article in the Summer 2009 Journal of Investing, The Stock Market’s Little Shop of Horrors: And You Thought the Aftermath of 1929 Was Grim was voted one of the Top Global Investment and Finance Articles by readers of Institutional Investor Journals’ online site.

    Deep Gulasekaram (Law) was a featured guest on KALW’s CityVisions, talking about the legal aspects of the Prop. 8 trial, challenging the validity of California’s voter-approved anti-gay-marriage law.

    San Jose Mercury News columnist Sal Pizarro praised Santa Clara University’s ROTC program for winning the prestigious MacArthur Award, saying “If you're ever in a sticky situation, it would be good to have the Santa Clara University ROTC "Bronco Battalion" on your side.” The column, which mentioned awards received by alums 2nd Lt. Alexander Kneefe and 2nd Lt. Brittany Clark and Lt. Col. Shawn Cowley (Military Sciences) ran in a half-dozen other publications as well.

    Student Troy Payne and basketball coach Kerry Keating were interviewed by NBC Bay Area about the mental, not just physical, challenges that athletes in the Olympics and elsewhere must master.

    Kirk Hanson’s (Markkula) presentation to parents about the 10 Ethical Choices Every College Student Faces was the subject of a feature story by The San Jose Mercury News and picked up by a half-dozen other publications. The story also quoted student Kat McHenry and her mom, and the parents of student Sam Poole.

    Mario Belotti (Economics) wrote an op-ed for the San Jose Mercury News predicting that it will be at least three years before the unemployment rate normalizes, and explaining four reasons why that is so.

    Judy Nadler (Markkula) told the Los Angeles Times that there’s “no excuse” for the decision by Norwalk, Calif., City Council not to air public comments at their city council meetings. A number of other publications ran the story as well.

    Eric Goldman (Law) talked to the Salt Lake Tribune about the dubious value of a proposed Utah law to allow companies that are victims of certain fraudulent practices to go after those responsible in state court. He also talked to MediaPost.com about an interesting, but flawed, lawsuit against Google over its new Buzz social-media venture.

    SCU’s acclaimed Jeopardy! semi-finalist James Hill III was a featured guest on KGO-TV’s View From the Bay, discussing what it took to get to the show and competing in a mini-match with host Spencer Christian.

    Jack Rasmus (Economics) told the Southwest Michigan Herald-Palladium that the Obama stimulus was not large enough to accomplish its goals, and should have been $2 trillion.

    A study co-authored by Meir Statman (Finance) was mentioned in a MarketWatch story about the surprising good news contained in the drop in consumer sentiment, which noted that “other things being equal, drops in consumer sentiment are more bullish than are jumps in sentiment.” Statman also talked to Investment Executive about how investment professionals can understand their client’s and their own fear and anger at how the markets have turned out.

    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.

    SCU in the News

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  •  SCU in the News

    SCU in the News is a biweekly compilation of select media highlights featuring faculty, staff or students.  Click the link at the end for a sampling of the hundreds of mentions of SCU in the media in the past two weeks.

    Santa Clara University student James Hill III's appearance, victory and advancement to the semi-final round on Jeopardy! was featured in the San Jose Mercury News and  AJCU Higher Ed News --  the weekly newsletter to Jesuit colleges and universities -- and was promoted several times on the local ABC TV station.

    The TODAY Show included the SCU class “The Joy of Garbage” (ESI) in a feature about unusual classes on college campuses.

    An upbeat economic forecast by Mario Belotti (Economics) was featured on KGO and KCBS radio stations, as well as numerous local news websites. Belotti and Alex Field (Economics) were interviewed on KLIV radio about the relative success of the Obama stimulus package, one year later.

    SCU students watching the recent State of the Union address, including Tim Butler, Blake Harris, Megan Kollar and Todd Lane were interviewed by the San Jose Mercury News, and mentioned on local NBC TV. Kollar was also interviewed by KQED radio about what students were expecting from the address.

    Tom Plante (Psychology) was quoted in a number of local Massachusetts papers about the Archdiocese of Boston hiring a former law-enforcement official to deal with abuse allegations. Plante’s study of the benefits of working out with a partner was also highlighted in Allure Magazine and Yahoo! Shine.

    Andy Tsay (OMIS) was interviewed by the Chinese language publication 21st Century Business Herald about Apple's new iPad, and the battle brewing between the iPad and the Amazon Kindle.

    A study by Sanjiv Das (Finance) about how banks ought to be handling mortgage restructurings was mentioned in DSNews, a publication read by professionals in the distressed-financing business.

    Jerry Uelmen (Law) was quoted in numerous California papers, including the Sacramento Bee,  Modesto Bee and San Jose Mercury News, expressing criticism about the local DA and a Stanislaus County public defender steering cases away from allegedly biased judges. 

    Kevin Walsh (Management) was quoted by MarketWatch about the different fates of Sun Microsystems and Apple, both stars during the tech bubble.

    Michelle Oberman (Law) was quoted in an Edmonton Journal story about parents who kill their children, a story that was carried by more than a dozen other publications and websites.

    Santa Clara University’s ROTC program’s victory in getting the prestigious MacArthur Award was described in the Army Times.

    The Financial Post wrote about a study co-authored by Meir Statman (Finance) about how unadmired companies produced better returns for investors than admired ones.

    Paul Crowley (Religious Studies) was quoted in a Press Democrat story about the impact of declining numbers of priests on Santa Rosa diocese.

    James Lai (Political Science) was quoted in a story by New America Media about the lack of awareness by minorities of the Republican Tea Party movement.

    Click the link below for a sampling of SCU media mentions in the past two weeks. The first part of the link is a list; the full text is below the list.

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    Patricia Cain (Law) wrote an op-ed for the legal publication Daily Journal stemming from the federal trial challenging the anti-gay-marriage, voter-approved Proposition 8 in California. The op-ed argued that there should be a “federal solution” to the myriad laws regarding same-sex unions, and that solution should be marital rights for all. 

    Margaret Russell (Law) wrote an op-ed for the legal publication Daily Journal stemming from the Prop. 8 trial in San Francisco. The op-ed argued that televising court cases at all levels is inevitable and not something to fight against. She also was a featured guest on KQED’s Forum, discussing what is at stake in the Prop. 8 case.

    A press release announcing Agilent Technologies sponsorship of an electrical engineering lab at Santa Clara University posted on several business and industry-related websites.

    The arrival of Zipcar, a membership-based car-sharing service, at SCU was covered by numerous local media including CBS5, KCBS Radio, and KGO Radio. Some of the coverage quoted students including senior Chris Woodhouse.

    Anna Han (Law) and Eric Goldman (Law) weighed in on the news that Google may pull out of China over censorship issues, with Goldman talking to ABC7 and Han quoted prominently in a San Jose Mercury News story (picked up by more than a dozen other papers). Han also talked to ABC7 and CBS5’s Sunday morning show.

    Eric Goldman also talked to the St. Louis Dispatch about an Internet-domain name controversy regarding the newly merged company Anheuser Busch InBev.

    Gerald Uelmen (Law) won a key court battle for a client arrested for holding too much medical marijuana, spurring reporters from the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, San Jose Mercury News, and numerous others to call him for comment on the state constitutional issues at stake in the case.

    David Yosifon (Law) wrote an op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle on the occasion of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, arguing that with corporations newly empowered to sway government, there must be greater powers granted to boards of directors.

    Aldo Billingslea (performing arts) was quoted by the San Jose Mercury News about South African playwright Athol Fugard, whose work is being performed in Berkeley.

    The Northern California Innocence Project’s advocacy for DNA testing in the case of Jack Edward Sagin, possibly wrongfully convicted of murder, was featured on NBC Bay Area, including commentary by Rhonda Donato (NCIP).

    Paul Crowley, S.J. (religious studies) was quoted in a Santa Rosa Press Democrat story about solutions to the problem of declining numbers of priests.

    Judy Nadler (Markkula) was quoted in story in the Philadelphia Inquirer about a lack of transparency in certain “omnibus” bills in the state legislature. She also talked to the Cupertino Courier about whether a Sunnyvale mayor’s criticism of a preschool, which may have helped scuttle a sale, was appropriate. 

    Hersh Shefrin (finance) spoke to MarketWatch about the “hot-hand fallacy” in which investors over-emphasize current successes in deciding how to invest. His comments were picked up by the Wall Street Journal , SmartMoney, and elsewhere.

    Efforts to bring Santa Clara University’s Solar Decathlon third-place winning Refract House to Chile were covered by the Spanish language El Mercurio

    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.


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    The launch of the car-sharing service Zipcar at Santa Clara University was featured in the San Jose Mercury News, KTVU, the Silicon Valley/ San Jose Business Journal, and other publications. Several stories quoted Lindsey Cromwell (Sustainability) on the benefits of the carbon-reducing service.

    Santa Clara University was listed in The New York Times Education Life section, in a story on the National Survey of Student Engagement.

    Kirk Hanson (Markkula Center) was quoted in an article in The Conference Board Review about where to draw the line on employee infractions from supply pilfering to espionage.

    Meir Statman (finance) was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article warning investors not to think that just because the stock market is inefficient, that it’s easy to exploit those inefficiencies profitably.

    Tim Healy (Engineering) talked to ABC7 about the wisdom of Google’s recent decision to enter the energy industry as a wholesaler.

    Hersh Shefrin (finance) was quoted in a Money Magazine article that was picked up on Yahoo! Finance and elsewhere, about the dangers of both overconfidence and over-cautiousness in investors.

    Emily Cervino (CEPI) was quoted in a Mercury News story about the persistent popularity of stock options in Silicon Valley.

    Santa Clara University was featured in the Spanish language newspaper El Observador in its Dec. 11-17, 2009 edition on page 10. The coverage concerned the 13th annual presentation of “Our Lady of Guadalupe” and the recipients of the Santa Clara University’s Juan Diego Scholarship. SCU freshman Martha Perez and alum Guadalupe Hernandez were quoted in the article, and AnaMaria Pineda, R.S.M. (religious studies) was featured in a photo.

    Ed McQuarrie (marketing) wrote an article for the Journal of Investing questioning the treasured wisdom that stocks always beat bonds and that over time they will surpass the rate of inflation handily.

    Tom Plante (psychology) continued his regular blogging for Psychology Today’s online site, writing about tips, including the countercultural notion of being less narcissistic and unplugging a bit, to combat mental health troubles in youth.

    The Global Social Benefit Incubator program of the Center for Science, Technology, and Society was promoted in several blogs including TechSoup, SocialEarth, Nextbillion.net, and The Social Entrepreneurship Exchange.

    The spray-foam insulation features of the 3rd Place Solar Decathlon house were featured in a lengthy article in SprayFoam Magazine, quoting student Mikell Warms (Engineering).

    Click here 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.

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    Cookie Ridolfi (NCIP) co-wrote an op-ed for the San Jose Mercury News about an alarming spate of prosecutorial misconduct cases in Santa Clara County, a problem that is a significant contributor to wrongful convictions. NCIP’s work was also featured in several stories in the San Jose Mercury News, Monterey Herald, and elsewhere, about efforts to exonerate Jack Edward Sagin, convicted of murder 20 years ago although DNA results now raise doubts about his guilt. The story quotes Rhonda Donato (NCIP).

    Also, a $2.4 million grant award to Northern California Innocence Project was detailed in a blog item in Legal Pad, which quoted Ridolfi.

    Dale Achabal (marketing) appeared on ABC7 to discuss the impact of the recession on the upcoming holiday season. Kirthi Kalyanam (Marketing) was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News story about Black Friday trends that were shaping up.

    Meir Statman (finance) was featured in a BusinessWeek story that also ran in MSNBC.com, MSN Money, and elsewhere, about the potential end of retirement for older workers who don’t want or can’t afford to quit working.

    National Catholic Reporter featured an essay written by David DeCosse (Markkula) exploring the role of Catholic conscience in politics. The essay was a summary of a Markkula seminar featuring Kirk Hanson (Markkula), Denise Carmody (religious studies), Miriam Schulman (Markkula), Margaret McLean (Markkula), Lawrence Nelson (philosophy), and several invited guests.

    Hanson also talked to the Seattle Times about ethical conflicts surrounding the team that brought the Olympics to Vancouver.

    McLean was also quoted in SmartMoney Magazine about the ethics of people buying the H1N1 vaccine when that would likely mean that at-risk populations would be deprived of needed vaccines.

    Catherine Sandoval (Law) was quoted by the San Jose Mercury News and the San Francisco Chronicle about the long-term impact of Intel’s agreement to pay AMD $1.25 billion in an antitrust settlement. The Los Angeles Daily News, Oroville Mercury-Register, and others also picked up the stories.

    Robert Hendershott (finance) talked to ABC7 about credit card fees that are rising in advance of new fee restrictions on banks.

    Tom Plante (psychology) appeared on ABC7 to discuss what it means when teens post Satanic material on social networking sites, as did two teens accused of murdering their classmate from Santa Teresa High School. Redbook Magazine featured Plante in an article about the ways people can boost their mood. He also continued his now-regular blogging for Psychology Today.   

    David Popalisky (theatre and dance) was interviewed on KPFA-FM about an event he and other faculty members organized on campus to raise awareness of “350 parts per million.” This number is considered a safe level for carbon emissions in our atmosphere.

    Gordon Young (communication) wrote several articles about the economic decline of Flint, Mich. and the need to redevelop it. They ran in the New York Times and Slate Magazine. Young was also interviewed by the NPR station in Detroit about the articles.

    More than 200 publications continued to pick up an Associated Press story from early November, which quoted Eric Goldman (Law), about an insidious computer virus that loads up innocent computers with child porn.

    Click here 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.

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    Eric Goldman (Law School) was quoted by the Associated Press in a story about an insidious computer virus that loads up innocent computers with child porn. The story was picked up in more than 240 publications, Web sites, and online news sites across the country and the world. He was also quoted in the Wall Street Journal in a humorous front-page piece (picked up by several law blogs) about how some entertainment contracts now oblige signers to give away their rights “throughout the universe, in perpetuity.”

    Tom Plante (psychology) was quoted by the New York Times about teenager group dynamics, for a story about the Richmond High School gang rape. He also wrote blog items for Psychology Today’s Web site about the unifying elements of meditation among various religions, and about ethics in psychology.

    Kirk Hanson (Markkula Center) comments to the New York Times about the controversial lawsuit buy Skype founders during the sale to eBay were picked up by numerous other papers from the Lexington Dispatch to the Gainesville Sun. Hanson was also quoted in the Financial Times about IBM’s unimpressive handling of insider-trading accusations among its executives, and in two San Jose Mercury News stories: a Wilcox High School janitor who recruited teenagers for modeling (his comments were also quoted in the paper’s editorial on the subject) and allegations that former AMD CEO Hector Ruiz might have leaked insider information to Galleon.

    James Balassone (Markkula) was quoted by Bloomberg about how the Ruiz allegations in the Galleon case appear to be outside the corporate norm.

    Sharath Sury (finance) was quoted by the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal about Stanford’s plans to sell $1 billion of assets.

    A story about the importance of end-of-life planning quoted David Feldman (counseling psychology), and ran in numerous newspaper and TV news Web sites, including the Harford Courant and the Orlando Sun Sentinel.

    Jerry Uelmen (Law School) was mentioned in the San Francisco Chronicle and elsewhere for his representation of a medical-marijuana user in a case involving flaws in San Francisco’s medicinal-pot ID card system.

    Hoje Jo (finance) was cited in Financial Advisor for his co-authorship of an award-winning paper that found that consumer companies, though not industrial companies or corporations overall -- did better financially when they followed good corporate-governance principles.

    Catherine Sandoval’s (Law School) study on the unchanged landscape for minority-owned radio stations – a hot topic for the FCC – was noted in the influential trade publication Communications Daily and other Web sites.

    Meir Statman’s (finance) comments last month to the Edmonton Journal about how investors follow the wrong signs to gauge success continued to be picked up, appearing in numerous Canadian and international Web sites, including Emirates Business 24/7 and the Calgary Herald.

    Elinore Burkhardt (Law School financial aid) was quoted in a San Francisco Business Times story about a new federal student loan program designed to give a break to public-service lawyers.

    The San Jose Mercury News and several local Business Times publications noted the news that SCU was listed among the EPA’s top 20 universities for green-power purchases. The Business Times also quoted Lindsey Cromwell (ESI) about SCU’s commitment to double our green power purchases.

    Marc Bousquet (English) was quoted in Inside Higher Ed about some public universities discussing privatization, or, as the story called it, “The Nuclear Option.”

    Click here 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.

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    The spectacular 3rd place showing by Santa Clara University and its partner CCA in the national Solar Decathlon was covered by a huge variety of well over 100 newspapers, magazines, TV stations, blogs and the Twittersphere after the results were announced October 16. “Refract House” as the solar house is called, was featured in outlets including the Chronicle of Higher Education; CNN; Los Angeles Times; San Francisco Chronicle; Catholic News Service; Applied Materials Blog; Consumer Reports; Popular Science; KICU TVNBC Bay Area; ABC7; KQED FM; AIArchitect; EcoHome and Treehugger blogs; USA Today; The Industry Standard; Chicago Tribune; Custom Home; San Jose Mercury News, and others.

    Many of the stories quoted SCU students Allison Kopf, Timothy Sennott, Mike Sizemore, and Preet Anand. Many also highlighted the team’s first-place showing in the competition’s Communications and Architecture categories and second-place showing in Engineering. Such standings were all the more impressive given that the 19 other competitors were often larger and better funded.

    Laura Robinson (sociology) was quoted in an AP story that ran in more than a dozen publications, about how a lack of Internet access stymies poorer unemployed residents in St. Louis.

    Deep Gulasekaram (Law) wrote a defense of San Francisco’s new “sanctuary city” policies for the New York Times’ new blog The Bay Area. He argued the city was on safe legal ground in deciding to contact federal authorities when undocumented juveniles are convicted of felonies, rather than when they are arrested for such crimes. 

    Sharath Sury (finance) was quoted in Fund Strategy and iStockAnalyst about the mixed results of the stimulus package on the economy.

    Hersh Shefrin (finance) was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about investor temperament, which included a reference to an analytical quiz Shefrin helped J.P. Morgan create. He was also quoted in Money Magazine and elsewhere about investors who are unreasonably bullish on their own holdings as stocks have been rising.

    Meir Statman (finance) was quoted in the Mercury News about investors adrift in the current tenuous bull market, in a story that was picked up by more than a half-dozen other papers. He was also quoted at length in an Edmonton (Canada) Journal story about how investors follow the wrong signs to gauge success. And his work on socially responsible investment performance was also noted in Financial Advisor.

    Eric Goldman (Law) provided expertise to numerous tech-oriented publications and sites regarding a harassed teens’ failed attempt to sue Facebook and the FTC’s controversial efforts to regulate bloggers. A New York Times story quoting him casting doubt on a Craigslist suit against spammers was also widely run elsewhere. 

    Tom Plante (psychology) was quoted in a Times Union story about exercise and health.

    Ed Steinman (Law) appeared on KRON4 to discuss the legal implications of a change-of-venue request for the accused BART cop.

    Click here 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.

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    SCU’s entry into the Solar Decathlon continues to generate robust press coverage. Stories about SCU’s students, advisors and the house they’ve built for the contest now underway in Washington D.C. ran in the Washington Post (along with a video featuring student Preet Anand); SF Examiner and Mercury News; CNET, Residential Architect; ABC7, as well as several newspapers that ran a story featuring student Ashley Ciglar, a student from Watsonville, Calif..

    BusinessWeek online featured a story about the surprisingly strong student interest in business school these days, a story that quoted Interim Dean Drew Starbird and student Christopher Paschal.

    An op-ed by Stephen Diamond (Law) about what new AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka needs to do to keep labor unions relevant ran in a half-dozen papers or online newspaper sites including the Sacramento Bee, Bellingham Herald (Wash.), Bradenton Herald, State-Online and the Buffalo News. He was also quoted in the Wall Street Journal about the challenges facing Trumka and the AFL-CIO and in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal about a former solar company CEO who sued the company over his dismissal. 

    The special challenges for part-time MBA students was the focus of a Wall Street Journal story that quoted Elizabeth Ford (Leavey) and student Andy Cheng and described SCU’s efforts to help such students.

    Mike Sexton (Enrollment Management) was interviewed on KLIV about admissions trends during the current application season.

    Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in PC Magazine, Extreme Tech and other publications expressing doubts about a lawsuit by a former lawyer who is suing Facebook for $40 million for threats he received on his Facebook account. Goldman also talked to CBS TV about new FTC rules requiring bloggers to reveal free products they receive in their jobs; to the Mail Online UK about a judge ordering a Google user’s email account deactivated; and the Wall Street Journal about a complex lawsuit against a copyright-protection company alleging copyright infringement.

    Ed Steinman (Law) talked to KCBS radio about the start of the Supreme Court’s new term and its newest member Sonia Sotomayor.

    Allen Hammond (Law) was quoted by Telecommunications Reports’ TR Daily about the need to stimulate broadband demand, comments he made at a panel on the FCC, and broadband access.

    Peter Minowitz (Political Science) was interviewed for a lengthy Q&A in Harper’s Magazine about his new book Straussophobia: Defending Leo Strauss and Straussians Against Shadia Drury and Other Accusers.

    Thomas E. Buckley, S.J. (JST) wrote a book review of Bodies of Belief: Baptist Community in Early America for Catholic Historical Review.

    Hersh Shefrin (Finance) was quoted in some Crain’s publications about the return of greed into investor psyche.

    Suzanne Luttman (Accounting) argues in Tax Notes that conforming different types of income in conjunction with the move to international accounting standards would present a unique opportunity for corporate tax reform.

    Santa Clara Law’s patent symposium generated some news in the tech press, with several online sites discussing the dismissal of a jury’s overly large patent award in a case the jurors didn’t really understand.

    Gerald Uelmen (Law) was quoted in the L.A. Times, Sun Sentinel and elsewhere about his analysis of the record of California Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno.

    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.

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    Popular Mechanics’ October issue contained a five-page feature story, complete with splashy color photos, on the valiant efforts of the Santa Clara University Solar Decathlon team of undergraduates to build a winning solar house for the October contest in Washington, D.C. The story quoted students Allison Kopf, Preet Anand, and Tim Sennott.

    The Global Social Benefit Incubator (Center for Science, Technology, and Society) was featured on NBC-11 and a half-dozen affiliates, in a story that quoted program participant Andrew Tanswell of Madagascar-based ToughStuff.

    A study co-authored by Sanjiv Das (finance) about how investors wrongly assume that stocks they analyze over a short stock chart are safer than stocks analyzed over a longer period was the focus of an Asian News International story, which was carried by dozens news sites around the world including Bombay, Jakarta, Cambodia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Azerbaijan, and Uzbekistan.

    Meir Statman’s (finance) Wall Street Journal feature article last month continued to reverberate in the press, with praise coming in from columnists from the Rapid City Journal and the Minneapolis Star Tribune—columns that ran in more than a dozen other publications as well. He also was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article and more than a dozen publications from Orlando to St. Paul about how investors are faring psychologically on the anniversary of the fall of Lehman Brothers.

    The Mercury News wrote a story noting that SCU’s endowment outperformed Stanford’s during last year’s grueling market, a story that quoted John Kerrigan (administration and finance) and Bob Warren (administration and finance).

    Jerrold Shapiro (counseling psychology) was quoted in a Ladies Home Journal article about tensions between the housecleaning help women want from their husbands and their expectations about the work.

    Margaret McLean (The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics) discussed with ABC7 the ethics of sharing the U.S.’s swine flu vaccine supply with other countries.

    Gerald Uelmen (Law School) was quoted in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel column about a case of a defendant freed on DNA evidence who later committed murder.

    Eric Goldman (Law School) continued to be the media’s voice of authority on high-tech legal cases, opining on Apple rejecting a Google application for its iPhone (San Jose Mercury News and a half dozen others); a Texas Instruments case against hackers (The Register); a lawsuit against Second Life over the sale of fraudulent virtual goods (MediaPost), and an AOL item about a subpoena requiring Google to turn over a user’s e-mail. 

    Santa Clara University’s Hunger Index, created by Drew Starbird (Leavey School of Business) was featured in radio stories on KCBS and KGO after the university hosted a Hunger Issues Forum focused on childhood hunger in Santa Clara County.

    Kathy Aoki’s (art) work at Oakland’s Swarm Gallery was featured in a San Francisco Chronicle article.

    David Feldman (counseling psychology) was quoted in articles in the Orlando Sentinel and U.S. News & World Report online about how to discuss end-of-life issues.

    Hersh Shefrin (finance) wrote an article in Executive Briefing summarizing his book Ending the Management Illusion.

    Click here 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.

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    Santa Clara students building Refract House for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon were featured in dozens of stories, blog entries, and television newscasts in advance of the October competition in Washington, D.C. The blogs featuring the stories were The Huffington Post, Greencognito, Inhabitat, Campus Technology, theredwhiteandgreen, MyHighPlains, and EcoFriend. Stories also appeared in Grist Magazine, Green Architecture and Building Report, as well as on local radio stations such as KGO and KCBS and on TV stations NBC, ABC, and CBS. TV stations nationwide also picked up the story, including some in Alabama, Iowa, Tulsa, Albany, Albuquerque, Nashville, Fort Myers, and the websites of San Luis Obispo and Pueblo, Colorado’s local NBC stations.

    A piece about the Center for Science, Technology and Society’s annual Global Social Benefit Incubator ran on the local NBC station as well as affiliates in New Mexico, Michigan, and Shreveport, La. GSBI was also featured in a piece in Forbes Magazine online.

    Meir Statman (Finance) was the featured introductory author in a special Wall Street Journal section about investing mistakes people continue to make in the wake of the recession. After the article ran, bloggers from Seeking Alpha, The Huffington Post, and The Daily Deal wrote about it, and Statman went on Minnesota Public Radio to talk about it. Statman was also quoted in Crain’s Pensions & Investments in a story about a proposal to register hedge funds.

    A story about the law school dean’s Legal Recruitment Advisory Board, which quoted Vicki Huebner (Law Career Services) was featured in the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal and also the San Francisco Business Times.

    Judy Nadler (Markkula) was quoted in a Washington Times story about conflicts of interest for an Obama Homeland Security nominee as well as local conflict-of-interest stories for the Redding Record Searchlight and The Virginian-Pilot.

    Kirk Hanson (Markkula) was quoted in ComputerWorld about corporate ethics, a piece that was picked up by numerous publications including the Industry Standard, CIO Magazine, Computer News Middle East, Network World, and Tech World Australia.

    Eric Goldman (Law) was once again a ubiquitous media source for tech-law reporters. His comments to Associated Press and others about Wikipedia’s future were carried by well over 100 publications, including papers in Atlanta, Columbus, Ohio, Toronto, Casper, Wyoming, Akron, Rapid City, Tulsa, San Diego and Sydney. He was also mentioned in CNET, China Post, BusinessWeek online, and Capital Radio. Among other assorted stories, he was quoted in UPI and other stories about a Facebook privacy-invasion lawsuit, and in InformationWeek on Google’s fight against a subpoena. He was also quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article about Apple and Palm’s possibly illegal non-poaching agreement. And in a Santa Clara first, a reporter from InternetNews.com quoted part of Goldman’s “Tweet” (a 140-character posting on Twitter) about a lawsuit he considered frivolous. 

    Santa Clara University’s commitment to buying renewable energy and feature a “green” curriculum was featured in Metro Silicon Valley online, including comments from Lindsey Cromwell (sustainability).

    Linda Starr (Innocence Project) was quoted in an ABC7 story about a scientist who claimed to be able to manufacture DNA.

    A study by Tom Plante (Psychology) about the most effective ways to work out with friends and music was featured on NBC11.

    A letter from Dale Larson (Counseling Psychology) urging uninsured people to speak up in the health-care debate was published in the San Jose Mercury News.

    Click here for hundreds of mentions of SCU in the media in the past month. The first part of the link is a list; the full text is below the list.

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    Analysis and Reaction to President Obama Nominating Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court

    • CBS5
      May 26, 2009
      Catherine Sandoval, SCU Law School professor and a friend of Sotomayor’s, reacts to her nomination. Watch the story.
    • KFAB-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • KMED-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • KNST-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • KOGO-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • NPR
      May 26, 2009
      Lia Epperson, SCU Law school professor, talks about Sotomayor and how her gender and ethnicity might factor into her empathy as a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Listen to the story.
    • USRN Podcast
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • WCCO-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • WJBO-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • WKBN-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • WOC-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • WREC-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • WSAU-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.
    • WTMA-AM Radio
      May 26, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph commented on Sotomayor’s nomination.

      Say When: Experts Make Their Predictions
      The Ninth Justice
      May 18, 2009
      SCU Law School Professor Bradley Joondeph was quoted in this article predicting when Obama will pick his Supreme Court nominee. Read the story.

    KQED-FM Radio
    May 27, 2009
    Margaret Russell, SCU Law School professor, comments on the California State Supreme Court’s ruling on Proposition 8. Listen to the story.

    SCU’s Commencement Lector, Rose Marie Beebe
    Rose Marie Beebe, SCU’s Spanish professor and commencement lector, practices reading names.

    8.0 Magnitude Quake Hits SCU Campus
    Quake simulator helps students, faculty, and staff learn about earthquake preparedness.

    Pension Problems
    NBC11
    May 20, 2009
    Finance Professor Robert Hendershott comments on the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp.’s deficit of $33.5 billion. Watch the story.

    Talking to Your Kids About Unemployment
    Associated Press
    May 19, 2009
    Psychology Professor Jerrold Shapiro shares his advice on what parents should tell their children during this economic crisis. Read the story.

    An Islamic College in Berkeley?
    Inside Higher Education
    May 20, 2009
    Farid Senzai, a member of Zaytuna’s management board, director of research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding and an assistant professor of political science at Santa Clara University, is quoted in this article about a four-year, accredited, Islamic college in the United States. Read the story.

    Obama's antitrust policies send ripples through Silicon Valley
    Silicon Valley Business Journal
    May 15, 2009
    Cathy Sandoval, a law professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, was quoted in an article about Obama's antitrust policies. Read the story, subscription needed.

    The Daily Start-Up: Terralliance Puts Up A Fight
    The Wall Street Journal
    May 15, 2009
    Robert Hendershott, a professor of finance at Santa Clara University, was cited here for the paper he wrote about how Internet start-ups have become cheap to build and run. Read the story.

    How much will the financial crisis hurt America's economic potential?
    The Economist
    May 14, 2009
    Alexander J. Field, an economics professor at Santa Clara University, was quoted in this article about how the financial crisis will affect America's long-term economic potential. Read the story.

    Roundup: Venture capital's alleged irrelevance, Zillow's continued success, and more
    Venture Beat
    May 14, 2009
    Robert Hendershott, associate professor of finance at Santa Clara University, was interviewed for this article, which talks about the irrelevance of venture capital in start-up companies. Read the story.

    Companies Object to Google Policy on Trademarks
    The New York Times
    May 14, 2009
    Eric Goldman, an associate professor at the Santa Clara School of Law and director of the High Tech Law Institute, was quoted in this article about Google's acceptance of competitive use of trademarks. Read the story.

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Caught On Camera
    NBC11
    April 30, 2009
    Political Science Professor Jane Curry weighs in on an argument involving former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on torture. Watch the story.

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    Ready and Waiting: $50M in Projects Wait as Santa Clara University Looks for Funds
    Business Journal
    May 8, 2009
    James M. Purcell, vice president of university relations, and Joe Sugg, assistant vice president for university operations, were quoted in this article about new development at SCU. Read the story.

    Who Will Replace Souter?
    KSRO Newstalk
    May 4, 2009
    Bradley Joondeph, a law professor at Santa Clara University and a former clerk for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, was interviewed for this radio segment about who might replace Supreme Court Justice David Souter. Read the story.

    Obama’s Tax Plan Could Impact Silicon Valley
    ABC 7
    May 4, 2009
    Atulya Sarin, a finance professor, was interviewed for this news segment about how high tech companies in the Silicon Valley will be affected by the Obama administration’s proposal to close loopholes on revenue earned overseas. Watch the story.

    In Flu Scare, Echoes of a Fearful Time Associated Press
    May 2, 2009
    Brigitte Charaus, a SCU history professor, was quoted in this article about the Spanish flu epidemic and how swine flu is not likely to escalate to a similar level. Read the story.

    Swine Flu: San Francisco Biotech Company Races to Develop Vaccine
    San Jose Mercury News
    May 2, 2009
    Margaret McLean, director of bioethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, was quoted in this article about the development of a vaccine for the swine flu. Read the story.

    Fears of Anti-Immigration Sentiment from Swine Flu Outbreak
    KQED California Report
    May 1, 2009
    History Professor Brigitte Charaus spoke about the social effect of outbreaks and pandemics, such as anti-immigration sentiment. Click here to listen.

    Probable Swine Flu Closes SJ High School
    ABC 7
    April 29, 2009
    Krista Maglen, a history professor whose specialty is on pandemics and quarantines, was interviewed for this news segment about the campaign to stop swine flu. Watch the story.

    After 100 Days, Americans Patient with Obama—For Now
    San Jose Mercury News
    April 29, 2009
    James Cottrill, a SCU political science professor, was quoted in this article about Obama’s progress in his first 100 days as president. Read the story.

    Facing the Crisis: From Silicon Valley to ZhongGuanCun
    China Radio International (CRI)
    April 26
    OMIS Professor Andy A. Tsay talks about the difference between the Silicon Valley and ZhongGuanCun (considered China's version of the Silicon Valley) in a radio interview. He discussed the hi-tech industries in the current economic crisis, trends in outsourcing, the role of the COO, and various other current business issues. Listen to interview given in Chinese.

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