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Enzie Lagattuta's (Career Center) advice to college students on how to make the most of internships was featured on Washington Post's blog Campus Overload.

A groundbreaking report about hundreds of cases of prosecutorial misconduct in California over the least decade, released by SCU’s Northern California Innocence Project, made headlines in more than a dozen papers, websites, TV and blogs including the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, ABA Journal, National Law Journal and KGO-TV. The reports quoted or cited Cookie Ridolfi (NCIP) and NCIP visiting research fellow Maurice Possley.

James Lai (Political Science) spoke with Associated Press about the rise of racial issues in a Southern California town in which a longtime Latina officeholder is running against a Vietnamese rival. The story ran in more than 130 publications or websites across the country, including, the Sacramento Bee, Denver Post, and Forbes and USA Today online.

Leon Panetta's visit and talk on national security and the law made ABC7's 11 p.m. news.

Santa Clara University’s job fair (Career Center) was the location for a story on student employment prospects on ABC7, in a story that also quoted Alexander Field (Economics).

James Cottrill (Political Science) was a political analyst on NBC Bay Area for the first gubernatorial debate. Cottrill was also quoted by Bay City News wire service on the difficulties for the next governor to get past the political gridlock in Sacramento.

Pedro Hernandez-Ramos (Education) was featured in AeroMexico's Escala Magazine blog as a Mexican-Americans in Silicon Valley and a leader who's investigating the relationship between new technologies and education.

Thomas Plante (Psychology) was interviewed on ABC7 about the secret webcasting of a Rutgers University student that may have led to his suicide. Plante also continues to blog regularly for Psychology Today. His most recent posts tackled happiness, altruism, and ethics.

The Engineering School's new certificate program in renewable energy was mentioned in AJCU Higher Ed News.

Media continued to reach out to SCU Law professors on the legal issues behind California’s first lethal injection case in nearly five years. Ellen Kreitzberg (law) spoke to NBC Bay Area, CBS TV, KCBS radio and KLIV radio as well as the San Francisco Chronicle and the Associated Press about the ever-changing story. The AP story ran in more than 65 publications.

Eric Goldman (Law) spoke to KRON4 about the Rutgers tragedy, and was widely noted for having spurred online document sharing company Scribd to improve privacy protections by changing to an opt-in model. He also appeared in numerous Florida papers discussing a crime stemming from a Craigslist ad. He was quoted in MediaPost, ZDNet, and elsewhere on a variety of high-tech law cases including the admission into evidence of a defendant’s deleted Facebook postings.

Stephen Diamond’s (Law) comments to Associated Press about HP’s hiring of SAP’s former leader appeared in more than 200 papers and websites across the country.

The dedication of the new Paul L. Locatelli, S.J., Student Activity Center was the subject of a feature story on the front of the San Jose Mercury News local section, as well as running in numerous other local papers.

Alexander Field’s (Economics) work on productivity during the Depression was mentioned in the Economist magazine.

News of SCU’s 14% endowment growth was featured in the San Jose Mercury News and several affiliated newspapers.

Gerald Uelmen (Law) spoke to the San Jose Mercury News about concerns for the future of the state’s judiciary should Meg Whitman be elected governor, for a story run in numerous affiliated papers. He also spoke to the San Francisco Chronicle about former California Jerry Brown’s statements about the late, liberal Supreme Court justice Rose Bird and to the Sacramento Bee and Wall Street Journal about the marijuana-legalization measure Prop. 19.

Marc Bousquet (English) blogged in The Chronicle of Higher Education about the hypocrisy of nonprofit higher education, the rise of teacher-led schools and NBC's special programming called Education Nation.

Ed Steinman (Law) spoke to the San Jose Mercury News about legal maneuvers in the Los Gatos murder-for-hire trial. The story ran in several local papers.

Freshman Diane Keng (Leavey) was featured in a Wall Street Journal article giving advice to young workers on how to maintain a positive image to employers.

Kyle Graham (Law) spoke to ABC about a case in which a man with Egyptian and Muslim heritage was tracked via GPS by the FBI.

An oped by Bill Sundstrom (Economics) opposing Prop. 23 and its aim of repealing California global-warming laws, appeared in the blog Triple Pundit.

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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