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

  •  Robert Hendershott

    Comments from Robert Hendershott (Finance) to the San Jose Mercury News,  about the poor stock performance of certain Silicon Valley company IPOs, ran in numerous additional outlets including CIO Today.

  •  Kirthi Kalyanam

    Kirthi Kalyanam (Marketing) was quoted in Washington Post blog on his view of how consumers want a better shopping environment.

  •  Ellen Kreitzberg

    Ellen Kreitzberg (Law) spoke to KGO radio about California’s death penalty problems in the wake of a botched execution of an inmate in Oklahoma.

  •  Hunger Index

    Santa Clara University’s Hunger Index (Leavey) was  mentioned in an op-ed in the San Jose Mercury News about childhood hunger in Santa Clara County. 

  •  Marily Oppezzo

    Marily Oppezzo’s (Psychology) research on walking and creativity continued to be quoted by at least seven additional publications including Fox News online 

  •  Michael Whalen

    Michael Whalen (Communication) was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News about the Los Gatos Theatre.

  •  Santa Clara University

    Santa Clara University was mentioned in the Cupertino Patch about the Dalai Lama’s visit to the campus and having more compassion in the workplace. The University was also mentioned in an Associated Press article, which ran in the San Francisco Chronicle, for being one of a small number of universities with a community garden. 

  •  Marily Oppezzo

    Marily Oppezzo (Psychology) was quoted in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Yahoo News, Psychology Today, Imperial Valley News, and dozens of other outlets for her research about how walking improves creativity.

  •  Bill Ditewig

     Bill Ditewig (GPPM) was the subject of an article in the Contra Costa Times for being invited to Vatican City to participate in the canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.

  •  Santa Clara University

    Santa Clara University’s social media team was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education in an article about how colleges and universities use social media.


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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