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

  •  SCU Career Center

    The Career Center's etiquette dinner was featured in ABC7, CBS5, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, and USA Today.

  •  Jerry Burger

    Jerry Burger (Psychology) was featured on the Discovery Channel, recreating Stanley Milgram's famous obedience studies from the 1960s.

  •  Elizabeth Drescher

    Elizabeth Drescher (Religious Studies) was quoted in an Associated Press story about how practices of religious faith infiltrated the Occupy Wall Street and other city movements. The story ran in more than 375 publications and sites, including papers in Boston, Atlanta, Seattle, Pasadena and Philadelphia; international papers like the Times of India and UK’s Guardian;  and websites of NPR, ABC, MSNBC and CBS Moneywatch. 

  •  Colleen Chien

    Colleen Chien (Law) talked to Politico about the increasing, controversial  role of the ITC, which has the power to block access to U.S. markets, in patent litigation. Her work analyzing the prevalence of “patent trolls” was also cited in Scientific American.

  •  Steve Diamond

    An Associated Press  story quoting Steve Diamond (Law) about HP’s reversal of its decision to split off its computer division (which he likened to “dividing Siamese twins”) ran in nearly 500 sites and publications,  in cities like Ft. Wayne,  Ind., Albuquerque, N.M. and  Memphis, Tenn.,  as well as international papers such as the Toronto StarKenya Star and Pakistan Observer. 

  •  Thomas Plante

    Thomas Plante (Psychology) was quoted in the Los Angeles Times about a new sexual abuse case that's surfaced in the U.S. The story was republished in the Sacramento Bee,Chicago Tribune, and the Belleville News-Democrat. He was also interviewed on San Francisco's Archbishop's Radio Hour.

  •  George Mohler

    George Mohler's (Mathematics and Computer Science) formula that helps predict when and where crimes happen is making more news headlines, this time in New Scientist, Gizmodo, The Atlantic, Trend Hunter Tech, Smart Planet, and Wall Street Daily.

  •  Michael Buckley, S.J.

    Michael  Buckley, S.J. (Religious Studies) wrote a lengthy viewpoint piece in National Catholic Reporter about criticisms by a committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops of a theology book by  Sr. Elizabeth Johnson.

  •  Gary Macy

    Gary Macy (Religious Studies) was quoted in New York’s Newsday  about the book he co-authored, Women Deacons, and the history and future of permanent women deacons in the Catholic Church.

  •  Farid Senzai

    Farid Senzai (Political Science) was interviewed on NBC Bay Area about the death of Muammar Gaddafi. He was also interviewed on KGO Radio about Palestine's approval into Unesco.


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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