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SCU in the News
Apr. 27- May 11, 2014

SCU in the News is a biweekly compilation of select media highlights featuring faculty, staff or students. Additional media hits are available by clicking on the names below, or on the final link which has a fuller list from the past two weeks.

Irina Raicu
(Markkula) wrote an op-ed comparing Big Data to Dickens literature themes, which ran in re/code, and she participated in a Huffpo Live webcast about how Facebook should handle suicide photos. She and Allen Hammond (Law) also were quoted in a BBC news story about the relationship between net neutrality and Internet piracy.

Brian Love (Law)  was quoted in nearly 800 stories stemming from interviews he gave about a jury decision to let stand $120 million in damages assessed against Samsung for patent infringement on Apple products. Stories ran in Voice of America, Fortune/CNN,International Business Times, and The New York Times, among many others.

JST’s Women of Wisdom and Action initiative was highlighted in a blog in  National Catholic Reporter, as part of that paper’s Global Sisters Report on worldwide women religious.

Cara Uy (Sustainability) was interviewed by NBC Bay Area about the importance of leading the fight against climate change.

Ed Maurer (Civil Engineering) was interviewed by KLIV radio about climate change and its impact on the Bay Area, following a report by the White House.

Ruth Silver Taube (KGACLC/Law) was quoted in the Palo Alto Weekly and Mountain View Voice for her work to thwart human trafficking in the Bay Area.

Mike Gilleran (ISLE)  was interviewed on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams about the implications of the NBA ban on Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

John Ifcher (Economics) was spotlighted in an article by The Atlantic for his research about kids and their correlation with parent’s happiness.

Joe Sugg (Operations) was interviewed for a Fast Company story featuring SCU’s new microgrid.

Meir Statman (Finance) spoke to KPCC about the perils of allowing early withdrawals from retirement accounts such as 401(k)s.

Caroline Chang (University Relations) discussed the idea of using donor-related data to study the fundraising process with the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

The Center for Science, Technology, and Society was mentioned in MediaPost for supporting social entrepreneurs and teaching them how to overcome obstacles.

Michael Engh, S.J. (President) was mentioned in the San Jose Mercury News for his announcement of the new president of Bellarmine College Preparatory.

William Ditewig (GPM) wrote an article for National Catholic Reporter about canonizations.

Eric Goldman (Law) was mentioned in a post in the blog Real Lawyers Have Blogs about how his legal insight draws in a lot of engagement in likes and comments. He was also quoted in a Reuters story that ran in Australian WA Today about the copyright case between Oracle and Google; and in Techdirt about the abuse of "publicity rights."

Anna Han (Law) was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News about Alibaba, a Chinese tech company, and its recent IPO.

Kirk Hanson (Markkula) appeared on two newscasts on NBC Bay Area News about the Clippers’ owners’ racist comments and corporate responsibility to hold business leaders accountable. He also spoke to Bloomberg Radio about Alibaba and the ethical and political risk of a Chinese Company on the NYSE.

Deep Gulasekaram (Law) was quoted in the online site Fusion about the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear a controversial anti-immigrant case.

A paper by Hersh Shefrin (Finance) on how perceived risk helps set stock prices was written about in Asset International’s Chief Investment Officer.

Phil Beltran (Campus Safety Services) spoke to KLIV about the vulnerabilities at the San Jose and Oakland airports.

Comments from Robert Hendershott (Finance) to the San Jose Mercury News,  about the poor stock performance of certain Silicon Valley company IPOs, ran in numerous additional outlets including CIO Today.

Kirthi Kalyanam (Marketing) was quoted in Washington Post blog on his view of how consumers want a better shopping environment.

Ellen Kreitzberg (Law) spoke to KGO radio about California’s death penalty problems in the wake of a botched execution of an inmate in Oklahoma.

Santa Clara University’s Hunger Index (Leavey) was  mentioned in an op-ed in the San Jose Mercury News about childhood hunger in Santa Clara County.

Marily Oppezzo’s (Psychology) research on walking and creativity continued to be quoted by at least seven additional publications including Fox News online.

Michael Whalen (Communication) was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News about the Los Gatos Theatre.

Santa Clara University was mentioned in the Cupertino Patch about the Dalai Lama’s visit to the campus and having more compassion in the workplace. The University was also mentioned in an Associated Press article, which ran in the San Francisco Chronicle, for being one of a small number of universities with a community garden.

Click on the following names to see additional media hits mentioning or authored by:

de Saisset museum  ; Alex Field (Finance); Kirk Glaser  (English); Jim Kouzes  (Management); Judy Nadler (Markkula) 

Click here for 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.

***NOTE: Use EXTREME CAUTION before printing the linked information, as it will be dozens of pages!! ***