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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.

  •  David DeCosse

    David DeCosse (Markkula) wrote a piece for Religion and Ethics Newsweekly  and PBS titled “Edward Snowden and the Moral Worth of Civil Disobedience” 

  •  Mike Whalen

    Mike Whalen (Communication) was featured in the San Jose Mercury News for his new film The Farmer and the Chef. The documentary is debuting at Cinequest. 

  •  Alex Field

    Alex Field (Economics) talked to NBC Bay Area about the proper conclusions to reach from a government report about hikes in the minimum wage. 

  •  Fred Parrella

    Fred Parrella (Religious Studies/GPPM) wrote an op-ed that ran in the Huffington Post on how to be a “present” partner for your Valentine.

  •  Irina Raicu

    Irina Raicu (Markkula) was quoted in the Mercury News about a person’s “digital afterlife.”  

  •  Linda Starr

    Linda Starr (NCIP) published an op-ed in the Daily Journal, arguing that, given the recent spate of wrongful-incarceration exonerations, we need to do more to prevent wrongful convictions.


  •  Andy Tsay

    Andy Tsay (OMIS) was quoted in China Daily discussing a technology that speeds up Chinese purchases of US goods. 

  •  Diane Dreher

    Diane Dreher (English) wrote a blog for Psychology Today called “Don’t Give Away Your Power: The Hidden Cost of Complaining.”

  •  Judy Nadler

    Judy Nadler (Markkula) was quoted in the Deseret News about public life. 

  •  Julian Bliss

    Student Julian Bliss (Engineering) was mentioned in a San Francisco Chronicle article about a “Code Poetry Slam.”


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.

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