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Tammy Fox (Graduate Business Programs) was quoted in an article by US News & World Report about what business majors should consider before pursuing an MBA. 

Shannon Vallor (Philosophy) was quoted in a Washington Post article about the ethics of hackers releasing personal information about members of the Ferguson police force. 

Andy Tsay (OMIS) was quoted in a New York Times story about issues surrounding Chinese factory workers’ working conditions.of the Ferguson police force. 

Hana Callaghan (Markkula) was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle about campaign ethics regarding  Oakland Mayor Jean Quan sending campaign emails to city employee municipal accounts. The story ran in two other online outlets. 

Ron Katz (ISLE) talked to KQED news about the wrongful death lawsuit by UC athlete Ted Agu’s family. 

Ron Katz (ISLE) talked to KQED news about the wrongful death lawsuit by UC athlete Ted Agu’s family. 

Gordon Young (Communication) did several interviews about his book Teardown: Memoir of A Vanishing City; about efforts to fight blight in Michigan; and about his crowdfunding campaign to tear down an abandoned home in a Flint neighborhood. He spoke with NPR’s Michigan Radio, WKAR, ABC12,NBC,  and MLive. He also was quoted in a column in MLive about t-shirts promoting the violent reputation of Flint, MI. 

Ryan Holmes (Markkula)  and Irina Raicu (Markkula) wrote an op-ed that ran in the San Jose Mercury News and at least two other outlets, about the selling of medical data. Holmes was also quoted in the Daily News about hospitals monitoring their patients credit card data to predict sickness.  Raicu was also quoted in the Silicon Valley Business Journal about tech companies releasing diversity data of its employees. Several other outlets picked up the story including the Austin Business Journal, Jacksonville Business Journal, Malaysia Sun and Cambodian Times. 

Dorothy Glancy (Law) was quoted in the Baltimore Sun about car manufacturers and driver privacy.

Rose Marie Beebe (Modern Language and Literatures) was quoted in an article by Digital Journal about Toypurina, California’s first woman rebel. The article also highlights the book she co-authored with Robert Senkewicz (History), Chronicles of Early California, 1535 -1846, Lands of Promise and Despair. 

Student Sarah Madden wrote an article for a Council of Foreign Relations blog, about the recent tightening of international finance restrictions that have a serious impact on Somalia. 

Jerry Burger (Psychology) was quoted in The Washington Post, which mentioned his book Returning Home. 

Dan Ostrov (Mathematics) discussed the statistics behind a spate of lightning strikes across the nation with NBC’s “Reality Check.”  He similarly tackled the odds of billionaire brackets,  on a past show. 

Patricia Cain (Law) was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article, which also ran in the Connecticut Post, about gift taxes. 

Student Greg Toschi was quoted in the Mercury News as one of the speakers protesting a planned housing ordinance in Santa Clara that would outlaw many multi-student homes. The issue was also covered in Santa Clara Weekly. 

Student Greg Toschi was quoted in the Mercury News as one of the speakers protesting a planned housing ordinance in Santa Clara that would outlaw many multi-student homes. The issue was also covered in SaDavid Sloss (Law) wrote an article for Just Security about Russian treaty violations.nta Clara Weekly. 

David Sloss (Law) wrote an article for Just Security about Russian treaty violations. 

Kirthi Kalyanam (Marketing/RMI) spoke to KGO radio about Target's declining market position. 

Diane Dreher (English) blogged for Psychology Today about the healthiness of peoples’ jobs. 

Kyle Graham (Law) was quoted in Del Norte Triplicate about a man getting a re-sentence for his fatal DUI. 

 

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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  • » SCU Grads Among Highest Paid

    Santa Clara University’s undergraduate degree recipients earn among the highest salaries of U.S. college or university alumni, according the 2014-2015 College Salary Report survey by PayScale, a compensation-data company based in Seattle. Santa Clara University ranks 26th out more than 1,000 colleges or universities evaluated nationwide. SCU graduates reported making an average of $56,000 in starting salaries and $111,000 at mid-career. Read More »
    Published Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014 by mekrause@scu.edu (Marika E. Krause)
  • » Santa Clara Welcomes Delegation from Universidad Centroamericana

    A group of 10 faculty and university leaders from the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) in El Salvador will be visiting Santa Clara University Sept. 15-17. Read More »
    Published Monday, Sep. 15, 2014 by dlohse@scu.edu (Deborah Lohse)
  • » Santa Clara University Ranks No. 2 of Master’s Universities in the West, Highest Graduation Rate

    Santa Clara University is ranked second among master’s universities in the West according to U.S. News and World Report. SCU earned an overall score of 98 out of 100, a dramatic increase from 90 just five years ago. At 94 percent, SCU has the highest freshman retention rate of any master’s university in the country and also has the highest graduation rate in the West, at 84 percent. Read More »
    Published Tuesday, Sep. 9, 2014 by mekrause@scu.edu (Marika E. Krause)
 
 
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