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

  •  Irina Raicu

     Irina Raicu (Markkula) wrote a column entitled “NSA targets foreigners, catches Americans” that ran in USA Today and about 15 other outlets including the Green Bay Press Gazette, The Wisconsin Rapids Daily, and Oshkosh Northwestern.

  •  Social Benefit Program

     The blog Left Coast Cowboys wrote several times about SCU students in the Global Social Benefit Fellowship program (CSTS), who were in Uganda conducting research for Solar Sister. 

  •  Jane Curry

    Jane Curry (Political Science) wrote an article in America Magazine about Tadeusz Mazowiecki and his role as a Catholic individual and leader in Solidarity and as Prime Minister in the first post-communist government in Poland. 

  •  Robert Eberhard

     Robert Eberhart (Management) was quoted in the New York Times about startups and entrepreneurship in Japan. The story ran in a dozen other outlets.

  •  Jim Balassone

     Jim Balassone (Markkula) analyzed the ethical difference between a bribe and a tip for a KQED story about a San Francisco Taxi conflict.

  •  Al Hammond

     Al Hammond (Law) spoke to NPR’s Marketplace about efforts by tech giants like Google to own their own data-transmission cables so they don’t have to rely on telecom companies. 

  •  Bernard Lee

     Bernard Lee (Finance)  spoke to Channel NewsAsia and BBC radio’s TODAY program about the important role of sovereign wealth funds, after the publication of his book Evolving Role of Sovereign Wealth Funds after the Financial Crisis. His book was also reviewed in World Scientific and the blog Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute.

  •  Eric Goldman

     An extensive story in Bloomberg BNA about a privacy-legislation hearing held at SCU quoted Eric Goldman (Law) about problems posed by state regulations affecting the Internet. KGO Radio also carried a story about the event. He was also quoted by SF Weekly about school Internet “snooping,” and by Bloomberg BusinessWeek about an online-review lawsuit, among other tech-law media mentions.

  •  Dale Achabal

     Dale Achabal (RMI/Marketing) was quoted by KGO radio about holiday shopping. 

  •  Katerina Bezrukova

     Katerina Bezrukova (Psychology) and Tom Plante (Psychology) were quoted in a San Jose Mercury News  article about bad bosses. Bezrukova’s research on intergroup relations was cited. 


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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