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SCU in the News

Drew Starbird (Leavey) was the subject of a Q&A profile that ran in the San Jose Mercury News and the Los Angeles Daily News.

Kirthi Kalyanam (Marketing) was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News story about the marketing logic behind Apple’s commitment to spend $4 million to spruce up a subway station near its new Chicago store.

George Mohler (Mathematics & Computer Science) was featured on NBC Bay Area and CBS5 for his research on crime “aftershocks” and his ability to predict when and where crime happens. The stories were rebroadcast on a number of NBC and CBS affiliates across the nation.

James Cottrill (Political Science) was interviewed in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal about why companies and individuals make political campaign donations to certain candidates and/or parties.

Hazella Bowmani (University Library) was interviewed on CBS5 about her efforts to raise awareness of human trafficking and child labor practices on cocoa farms in Africa.

Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in stories that ran in hundreds of publications such as the Wall Street JournalSacramento Bee, SmartMoney and eWeek. He discussed numerous lawsuits and legal topics including a Google lawsuit against the U.S. government and the Oracle v. SAP case and its implications for Oracle’s relationship with HP.

Deep Gulasekaram (Law) was quoted in an ABC7 story about the Supreme Court’s hearing on whether states can limit sales of violent video games to minors. The story was picked up by more than a dozen other stations nationwide including some in Norfolk, Va.; Flint, Mich; Pensacola, Fla.; Reno, and New Orleans.

The role of the Center for Science, Technology, and Society in the Tech Awards and a related conference, Technology Solutions for Social Impact, was mentioned in the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Jordan Times. KLIV radio also did a story on the Technology Solutions conference.

Tyler Ochoa (Law) was quoted in a CNET story about another legal loss for a mother accused of illegally sharing music.

Beth Van Schaack (Law) was quoted in Ethical Corporation Online about a federal appeals court decision that set back the ability of human-rights activists to sue U.S. companies.

Francisco Jimenez’s (Modern Languages) childhood, education, and academic career were mentioned in a Salt Lake Tribune oped about why poor immigrants can benefit American society.

An upcoming conference sponsored by the Religious Studies department and the Jesuit School of Theology on the late Jesuit Teilhard de Chardin was previewed and discussed in the Kansas City Star.

David Ball (Law) wrote an oped for the Daily Journal about how politicians and others need to recognize that, just as with car safety, there will always be risks to public safety.

Marc Bousquet (English) wrote a piece for Inside Higher Ed suggesting that former D.C. public schools chancellor Michelle Rhee be a model for Obama.

The awarding of the Katharine & George Alexander Law Prize to Iranian women’s rights lawyer Shahdi Sadr was reported by the Los Altos Town Crier, the San Jose Mercury News,, and some Iranian publications.

Kirk Hanson (Markkula) was quoted in a Financial Times story about NYU denying an MBA to a student who hid an insider-trading conviction from the school. He also spoke to Computerworld about whether IT departments should hire only ethical vendors.

Meir Statman’s (Finance) book and his analysis of Martha Stewart’s trading portfolio were mentioned in Forbes and the blog Seeking Alpha

An NBC show about college admissions that first aired last month and featured Mike Sexton and Luis Lecanda (Undergraduate Admissions) continued to air across the country, on stations from Minneapolis, Ft. Myers, Birmingham, Grand Junction, Colo., and Dayton, Ohio.

Steve Diamond (Law) was quoted in two MarketWatch stories about troubles behind the start of HP’s new CEO Leo Apotheker.

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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