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

  •  Francisco Jimenez

    Francisco Jimenez (Modern Languages and Literature) was featured on the NBC central coast affiliate KSBY and in the Lompoc Record and the Santa Maria Times for his visit to an elementary school to discuss his family's struggles in the agricultural fields which are chronicled in his best-selling books.

  •  William Rewak, S.J.

    William Rewak, S.J. (Chancellor) discussed the process of selecting a commencement speaker with KLIV Radio. 

  •  Meir Statman

    Meir Statman (Finance) was quoted in a CNNMoney story about ongoing economic fears years after the Great  Recession. His comments in a WSJ article about paying for a child’s education were also carried in a story in the Tennessean.  

  •  Eric Goldman

    Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in MediaPost about the FTC investigating a Pinterest contest and  on NPR’s Marketplace about the Target hacking case. He was also quoted in a CNN story that ran in at least 50 sites, about how Gmail is not “free” because of the personal data it captures, and in a Fox News story about China’s Baidu search engine, stemming from a Forbes piece he wrote on the topic. He was also quoted by JDSupra, Bloomberg BNA, Associated Press (for a story that ran in at least two dozen outlets); TechDirt, MediaPost, and the San Francisco Chronicle on various tech-law topics. 

  •  Dale Achabal

    Dale Achabal (Marketing/RMI) was quoted in stories in the San Jose Mercury News, which ran in 11 other publications or sites, and KGO radio, about Safeway being bought by the owners of Albertson’s chain. 

  •  Hersh Shefrin

    A study on the downside of technical trading by Hersh Shefrin (Finance) was featured in a Reuters story that ran in at least 10 publications or sites including CNBC,  Business Day Live, Business Standard India, and Yahoo! India. The popular blog Motley Fool also wrote about the study.

  •  Jim Balassone

    Jim Balassone (Markkula) was quoted in a C/Net story about the illegal agreement between some Silicon Valley companies not to compete for talent. The Daily Kos and three other publications also ran quotes from the story. 

  •  Robert Hendershott

    Robert Hendershott (Finance) spoke to NBC Bay Area about the potential of a new tech stock “bubble.” 

  •  Brad Joondeph

    Brad Joondeph (Law) blogged in SCOTUSblog about the taxability of severance payments under FICA.

  •  David DeCosse

    David DeCosse (Markkula/Religious Studies) spoke to the Daily Cal about the need for more transparency after the removal of two priests from a Berkeley parish.


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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