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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.

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 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

***NOTE: Use EXTREME CAUTION before printing the linked information, as it will be dozens of pages!! ***

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