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

  •  Justin Boren

    A study by Justin Boren (Communication) about peer resentment about family time-off was highlighted in a story in Fortune and CNNMoney. 

  •  Solar Decathlon Team

    The Solar Decathlon team (Engineering) was mentioned on KPIX CBS5 for the Google+ hangout they’re hosting with elementary school students. 

  •  Judy Nadler, Kirk Hansen

    Several widely republished stories in the Mercury News and affilated publications, about disgraced Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa, quoted Judy Nadler (Markkula)  and Kirk Hanson  (Markkula). Nadler also appeared on PBS Newshour discussing cities using technology to upgrade government. The story appeared on about 18 different PBS stations across the country. 

  •  James Lai

    James Lai (Ethnic Studies) spoke to the New York Times about diversity in California’s 17th Congressional District and to New America Media about racial profiling and the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley. 

  •  Gary Macy

    Gary Macy (Religious Studies) discussed women’s ordination with the LA Times, for a story that appeared in about three dozen sites, papers or outlets. 

  •  Michelle Marvier

    Michelle Marvier (Environmental Studies and Sciences) was quoted in the Washington Post about the reappearance of strain of Monsanto’s genetically modified wheat. 

  •  Dan Ostrov

    Dan Ostrov (Mathematics) spoke to NBC Bay Area about the chances of winning powerball and the “breakeven point” to determine if it’s wise to invest in a ticket. 

  •  Academy of Blended Learning

    News of the new Academy of Blended Learning (Education) was reported in Valley Catholic

  •  Colleen Chien

     Colleen Chien (Law) was quoted in the Financial Times about her research on the impact of patent “trolls.”

  •  Steve Diamond, David Hasen, Andy Tsay

     Santa Clara professors were on hand to help analyze Apple’s many issues in the news: Steve Diamond (Law) spoke to Bloomberg about  CEO Tim Cook’s handling of the crises; David Hasen (Law) wrote an op-ed for the San Jose Mercury News, which appeared in several other papers, about Apple’s tax practices and was quoted in a widely reprinted Mercury News story on the topic;  Andy Tsay (OMIS) was quoted in a story in the large Chinese publication 21st Century Business Herald, which ran in about three dozen additional outlets, discussing Apple’s tax issues.


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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