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

  •  Dale Achabal and Kirthi Kalyanam

    Dale Achabal (RMI/Marketing) and  Kirthi Kalyanam (RMI/Marketing) were in heavy demand by local, regional, national and even international media outlets for their insights into Black Friday and how the phenomenon has crept earlier and later into the year. Achabal spoke to or was quoted by the (Findlay, Ohio) Courier; San Jose Mercury News; Brattleboro Reformer; KTVU; ABC7 News; KLIV and KGO radio; CBS San Francisco; KOFY- TV;; and Chinese broadcaster CCTV. He also was  quoted in two pre-Black Friday stories in the San Francisco Chronicle. Kalyanam spoke to or was quoted in several widely reprinted stories in the San Jose Mercury News; Merced Sun-Star; Seattle Times (which also ran in Bloomberg BusinessWeek); San Francisco Chronicle; Detroit News; Huffington Post; KLIV and ABC radio; KTVU Channel 2; and the Denver Post.

  •  Stephen Smith and Bill Sundstrom

    Professors Stephen Smith (OMIS) and Bill Sundstrom (Economics) wrote an op-ed for the McClatchy chain of papers that appeared in more than 44 papers or sites across the country, including the Sunday Denver Post, Kansas City Star and the Chicago Tribune. They argued that the U.S.'s long-term economic and health welfare is best served by pursuing sustainable energy policies, not fracking or coal.

  •  Susan Parker

    A study co-authored by Susan Parker (Accounting) about the positive impact of having a woman on the board of directors, was written up in the Wall Street Journal blog and newspaper; in Accounting Today; and in the blogs Women on Business  and Going Concern.

  •  Ron Hansen

    A new book by Ron Hansen (English), "She Loves Me Not: New and Selected Stories," was the subject of numerous glowing reviews, including an extensive one in the New York Times, which called him "one of our most honored and prolific authors, living proof of how imagination can step free of every literal habitation." His book was also reviewed favorably in Kirkus Reviews and The book as well as one of the stories, Crazy, was also reviewed in Publisher's Weekly.

  •  Judy Nadler

    Judy Nadler (Markkula) was quoted in a California Watch investigation about a college overbilling the state of California millions of dollars. KGO, KNTV and NBC Bay Area also ran the story. She was also quoted in a story by the Arizona Republic about charter school boards making profits by doing business with the schools they oversee.

  •  Mike Sexton

    Mike Sexton (Enrollment Management) was quoted in the Oregonian about how to get started on college and financial aid applications.

  •  James Lai

    James Lai (Political Science/ Ethnic Studies) was quoted in a Bloomberg News article about the President's popularity among Asian-American voters.

  •  Bill O'Neill

    A speech by Bill O'Neill (JST) about the religious injunction to show love to immigrants, was quoted in America magazine.

  •  Margaret Russell

    Margaret Russell (Law) was quoted in an ABC News story, picked up by numerous other sites, about the Supreme Court's inaction on gay-rights cases.

  •  Deep Gulasekaram

    Deep Gulasekaram (Law) was quoted in a widely reprinted Bay Area Reporter story about San Francisco's nudity ban.


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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