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

  •  Dennis Gordon

    Dennis Gordon (Political Science) wrote an op-ed about American ambivalence toward military service that ran in the San Jose Mercury News and several other outlets.

  •  Hersh Shefrin

    Hersh Shefrin (Finance) was quoted in a LearnVest story about unlearning bad money habits, which also ran in Forbes. His study on the perils of technical analysis trading was highlighted in Forbes as well as in a Bloomberg story that ran in BusinessWeek, Economia & Finanza and, and in seven blogs in various countries served by efinancialcareers. A blog by Alex Burns also explored his findings. 

  •  Irina Raicu

    Irina Raicu (Markkula) was quoted in a Bloomberg story about diversity in the valley and another Bloomberg story about SnapChat CEO’s college e-mails being released. Both were widely reprinted. 

  •  Linda Starr

    Linda Starr (NCIP) was quoted in a Daily Journal story about NCIP client Franky Carrillo being awarded $600,000 for his years of wrongful incarceration and Johnny Williams, another NCIP client, being awarded more than $450,000.

  •  Mike Gilleran

    Mike Gilleran (ISLE) was quoted in the Indianapolis Star about legal and league troubles facing the Colts owner who was arrested and went to rehab. 

  •  Jim Koch

    Jim Koch (CSTS) blogged for about the challenges of applying traditional business learning to businesses operating at the “base of the pyramid,” and how incubators and accelerators like GSBI can contribute more strongly to the growth of social entrepreneurial businesses. 

  •  Food and Agribusiness Institute

    A speech on the California drought by Food and Agribusiness Institute (Leavey) speaker Karen Ross, California Secretary of Agriculture, was covered by KGO Radio and Univision, which interviewed student Rosa Segura. 

  •  Margaret Russell

    Margaret Russell (Law) read a Perspectives piece on KQED radio about the reality that trafficking of girls happens here in the U.S., not just in Nigeria where a well-publicized “bring back our girls” campaign is underway. 

  •  Kamila Lambert

    Alumna Kamila Lambert discussed the origins of her startup as an Environmental Studies student at SCU, in a story that ran in the Los Altos Town Crier, Mountain View Voice,  and Palo Alto Weekly. 

  •  Jerry Shapiro

    Jerry Shapiro (Counseling Psychology) was interviewed on KGO Radio about his new study and book When She’s Pregnant: The Essential Guide for Expectant Fathers. 


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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