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

  •  Jim Cottrill

    Jim Cottrill (Political Science) wrote an op-ed on why Benghazi won’t leave a lasting scar on Hillary Clinton’s legacy as Secretary of state that ran in 43 print and online papers across the world including The Green Bay Sunday Press Gazette  and  The Times of India.  He also gave analysis of the President’s Inaugural speech that appeared on two newscasts of NBC’s “Today in the Bay” program.

  •  Michael Engh, S.J.

    President Michael Engh, S.J. was quoted and pictured in the South China Morning Post, discussing the fact that a planned Jesuit university in Hong Kong, for which he is one of 23 trustees, will include a focus on the poor like SCU’s experiential learning for social justice.

  •  Phil Kesten

    A video featuring Phil Kesten (Physics) talking about the “Physics of Football” ahead of the Super Bowl ran in the San Jose Mercury News and A clip also ran on NBC Bay Area’s Morning News.

  •  Jack Treacy and Aimee Moiso

    Jack Treacy and Aimee Moiso (Campus Ministry) and student Seher Siddiqee spoke to U.S. Catholic about how SCU accommodates and learns from Muslim students.

  •  Tseming Yang

    Tseming Yang (Law) wrote an op-ed that appeared on about the need for the world’s top carbon emitters to reach their own commitments on reducing climate change.

  •  Sally Lehrman

    Sally Lehrman (Communication) was a guest on a Huffington Post Live show about the media coverage of Sandy Hook shooting conspiracy theories.

  •  Robert Hendershott

    Robert Hendershott (Finance) went on NBC Bay Area’s Press:Here show to explain the confusing stock movements of investor darlings Apple and Facebook, as well as some like Netflix, and Google.

  •  Mike Whalen

    Mike Whalen (Communication) spoke with NBC Bay Area’s Scott Budman about the rise in popularity of NetFlix and the change in how people are consuming media.

  •  Tom Plante

    Tom Plante (Psychology) spoke to the Contra Costa Times about his research in the reporting of sexual assault of children by members of clergy, for a story that was picked up by more than a dozen other papers or sites.

  •  Mark Peters

    MBA student Mark Peters’ appearance at the MBA Poker Championship and Recruitment Weekend at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas was featured in several sites including the Las Vegas Sun and the Washington Examiner.


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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