University Press Releases
Tom Farrey To Emcee May 1 Award Dinner Honoring Jim Thompson and Positive Coaching Alliance
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2013
Emmy Award-winning sports journalist, Tom Farrey, will be the master of ceremonies at a May 1 event honoring the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and its CEO Jim Thompson, for contributions to the ethics of sports. The event is the Institute of Sports Law and Ethics' inaugural ETHOS award dinner.
Northern California Innocence Project Wins Conviction Reversal for Innocent Man
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2013
Exonerated man George Souliotes and his legal team (from left): Orrick Attorney Shannon Leong, NCIP Legal Director Linda Starr, Souliotes, Orrick Attorney Jimmy McBirney and former Orrick Attorney Megan Crane.
The Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP) at Santa Clara University School of Law and Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe, LLP announced that a California federal district court judge overturned the wrongful conviction of client George Souliotes for arson and triple murder. Souliotes, 72, has served 16 years of his sentence of three life terms without parole.
Leon Panetta, Former U.S. Defense Secretary and CIA Director, to Speak at Santa Clara University Commencement June 15
Thursday, Apr. 11, 2013
Leon and Sylvia Panetta, founders of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy in Monterey, Calif. will be honored at Santa Clara University’s 162nd commencement ceremony on June 15, at which the former Secretary of Defense will give the commencement address.
Pamela Eibeck, First Woman President of University of the Pacific, to Speak at Santa Clara University's Graduate Commencement June 14
Thursday, Apr. 11, 2013
Pamela A. Eibeck, an award-winning engineering educator and the first woman president of the University of the Pacific, will address Santa Clara University’s graduate students at their 2013 commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14.
New Entrepreneur's Law Clinic and Director Announced at Santa Clara University School of Law
Monday, Apr. 8, 2013
A new law clinic focused on the needs of early-stage Silicon Valley companies will begin serving clients this summer at Santa Clara University School of Law. A veteran attorney specializing in start-up companies, Laura Lee Norris, has been named founding director of the new Entrepreneur's Law Clinic.
Promising California Businesses Sought for Santa Clara University Training Program
Friday, Apr. 5, 2013
Applications are being sought for up to 35 California-based enterprises to receive six months of intensive entrepreneurship training led by Santa Clara University business school faculty. The program,which begins in June, is the 4th annual California Program for Entrepreneurship, or CAPE.