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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 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!! ***

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