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SCU in the News
A joint Catholic Mass focused on the need for immigration-law reform, sponsored by Santa Clara University and several other Jesuit institutions, was featured on KTVU, Univision, KIQI radio station and in the San Jose Mercury News.
Farid Senzai (Political Science) was interviewed on NBC11 at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. about the political crisis in Egypt and its relations with the U.S.
SCU student Brianne Jones’s blog post about an East Coaster going to college on the West Coast was featured in The Washington Post’s blog Campus Overload.
Bradley Joondeph (Law) was quoted in Congressional Quarterly and Congress.com about the White House’s response to legal challenges to last year’s massive health-care law. Joondeph’s blog posting on the next big challenge to the health-care law was cited in the website Politico.com.
The San Jose Mercury News wrote a feature story about Aldo Billingslea (Theatre and Dance) calling him “one of the MVPs of the Bay Area theater scene.” The lengthy story ran in numerous other papers including the Contra Costa Times, Tri-Valley Herald and the Santa Cruz Sentinel.
Mario Belotti’s (Economics) forecast for the economy in 2011 was featured on KLIV, KCBS and KGO radio stations, as well as the website AllVoices.com
Dozens of stories explored the news and implications of Catherine Sandoval’s (Law) appointment to the California Public Utilities Commission, including stories in Morningstar.com, Capitol Weekly, Monterey Herald, Business Review, San Francisco Chronicle, Hispanic Business, Campbell Express, and the Hartford Courant and on ABC7.
James Lai (Political Science) was interviewed on ABC7 about a new report claiming that Silicon Valley companies aren't hiring enough minorities.
Paul Crowley (Religious Studies) wrote an essay for America magazine detailing the many dimensions of today’s Catholic theology students, whom he describes as “idealistic realists.”
SCU student Hoda Magid was interviewed by NBC Bay Area, ABC7, CBS5, KTVU, KGO Radio, and San Jose Mercury News about her cousin Wael Ghonim, a Google executive, who was captured and released in Egypt.
Kirk Hanson (Markkula) was quoted in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune and Los Angeles Daily Breeze about a school district board member who may be using government employees to help arrange private trips to China.
Engineering student Anne Mahacek gained wide publicity as the winner of a contest sponsored by the TV sitcom Big Bang Theory. Mahacek built a robot (out of Legos and items she had lying around the house) which moved along with the show’s featured song “Soft Kitty.” The story appeared in numerous papers including Merced’s Sun Star, the Modesto Bee, and the Sacramento Bee.
Steve Diamond (Law) spoke to the San Jose Mercury News on the likelihood (since confirmed) that Facebook would hold a stock offering in the near future. Numerous papers countrywide picked up the story.
Jerry Uelmen (Law) was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News about an unusual case of a 1999 attack being the cause of a 2011 death, now ruled a homicide. Numerous papers and sites including the Korea Times picked up the story.
The crime-prediction model developed by George Mohler (Mathematics) continued to be featured in news stories including some from Myrtle Beach, SC , Ogden, Utah, and Bend, Oregon, as well as Canada’s Leader Post, Star Phoenix and The Province, and the website Officer.com.
Eric Goldman (Law) discussed Google’s complaint that Microsoft was copying its results in its Bing search engine with a reporter for IDG, for a story that appeared in Macworld, CIO India, PC Advisor, Information Week, TechWorld, Computerworld (running in Hungary, UK, Australia, New Zealand and other countries) and the website for the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights.
News that Angelo Ancheta (Law) was chosen for the California Citizens Redistricting Commission was covered in numerous area papers including the Merced Sun Star, the Sacramento Bee and the Fresno Bee.
Deep Gulasekaram (Law) spoke to KTVU television about the line between moral and legal outrage over pornography, as hundreds of churches organized an anti-smut “Porn Sunday” on Super Bowl Sunday. Examiner.com picked up the story.
Meir Statman (Finance) was quoted in Financial Planning magazine about the psychology of savers vs. spenders.
Prachet K. Shrestha, an alumnus of the Global Social Benefit Incubator (CSTS) was quoted in the site GlobalGiving, including a mention of the benefit of GSBI to his work.
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!! ***