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SCU in the News is a biweekly compilation of select media highlights featuring faculty, staff or students.

  •  Caroline Chen

    Caroline Chen (LITC) was quoted in a Mercury News story about a rare late-filing penalty against a county department. She also was quoted in the site WalletHub discussing the best tax advice for filers. 

  •  James Lai

    James Lai (Political Science) was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article about how a new candidate is affecting a South Bay congressional race. The story also ran in the Contra Costa Times, Tri Valley Times and Willits News. 

  •  James O'Toole

    James O’Toole (Markkula) was quoted in Inc. for his blog suggesting San Francisco’s tech culture has an image problem. 

  •  Pat Cain

    Pat Cain (Law) was quoted in a widely reprinted CNBC story about the marriage penalty in the tax law. 

  •  Dalai Lama

    The Dalai Lama’s visit to Santa Clara University continued to generate news stories, including one in National Catholic Reporter, Santa Clara Weekly, Wall Street Journal, Fresno Bee, Forbes and Newsweek.

  •  Eric Goldman

    Eric Goldman (Law) spoke to NPR’s Marketplace about the hacking incident that affected Target, and their legal exposure given that their network software detected breaches in advance. At least four NPR stations ran the story. Goldman’s take on the risk to Internet freedom from state legislatures was reprinted in, and he talked to MediaPost about a victory for a contact lens seller in an antitrust case related to advertising. 

  •  Kyle Graham

    Kyle Graham (Law) talked to the Mercury News about serious charges being made against a law enforcement officers in San Jose.

  •  Teny Shapiro

    Teny Shapiro’s (Economics) work studying the impact of school start times was cited in Education Week. 

  •  Ellen Kreitzberg

    Ellen Kreitzberg (Law) was a guest on KQED Forum discussing a proposal to speed up processing of death penalties in California. 

  •  Elizabeth Drescher

    Elizabeth Drescher (Religious Studies) was quoted in a story in Reader’s Digest about why people pray. 


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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