Oct. 19- Nov. 1, 2012
SCU in the News is a biweekly compilation of select media highlights featuring faculty, staff or students. Click the link at the end of this e-mail 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.
Pat Cain (Law) was quoted in a New York Times blog about same-sex couples filing protective refund claims amid uncertainty over marriage equality. TaxProf Blog ran the story. She also talked to Tax Analyst about a circuit court ruling finding the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.
Judy Nadler (Markkula) was quoted in a story by Associated Press, discussing the obligation of public officers to serve the public interest first, in a story about a Washington state Republican gubernatorial candidate. The story ran in over 21 outlets. She also spoke to the Cleveland Plain Dealer about lying during campaigns, and to the Denver Post about a candidate's use of discretionary funds.
Tom Plante (Psychology) was quoted in an AP story about the Boy Scouts' release of data about alleged sex abuse by Scout leaders. Hundreds of sites or publications carried the story. He also blogged on the issue for Psychology Today, and talked to Newsweek/Daily Beast and CNN about it.
James Lai (Political Science) was featured in the October issue of KoreAm, a Korean American media outlet talking about the importance of the Asian American vote in the 2012 election.
Tyler Ochoa (Law) was quoted in a story on Lawyers.com about a failed attempt to sue Kanye West for copyright violations.
Mike Malone (English) wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal opining that the future appears surprisingly bright for humanities majors in Silicon Valley. Malone also was a guest on an Internet radio show Big Picture Science, discussing his book on memory, The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory. Two of his students, Eliza Lamson and Gabrielle Jasinski, had their articles featured in Metro Silicon Valley, about SCU as a launching pad for DJs and about a performance at SCU of the silent song "4' 33"" created by John Cage.
Greg Corning (Political Science) was quoted in Life Week, a weekly news magazine in Beijing, discussing plans to negotiate a free trade agreement among China, Japan, and South Korea.
Eric Goldman (Law) was quoted in an AP story about the legal risks of critical online patient reviews of doctors, a story that was picked up by 210 publications or sites.
He also talked to Business Insider about the surprising significance of a case lost by Zappos and to Media Post about Village Voice suing Yelp, among other tech-law stories.
Colleen Chien (Law) was quoted in the New York Times about a twist in the Apple-Samsung patent case. The International Herald Tribune and Economic Times were among the outlets that picked up the story.
Robert Hendershott (Finance) appeared on ABC7 discussing the impact on Facebook stock when the company's IPO lockup period ends.
Deep Gulasekaram (Law) talked with the San Jose Mercury News about the power of U.S. Presidents over immigration issues; the story ran in 30 additional outlets. He also talked to the San Francisco Chronicle about a controversial assertion that Obama exceeded his constitutional powers when he eased rules for some undocumented immigrants. His research into the basis for anti-immigrant state laws was cited by an opinion writer at NBC Latino.
An upcoming conference by HTLI, "Solutions to the Software Patent Problem," was spotlighted by Wired magazine.
Jerry Uelmen (Law) talked to The Recorder about what may happen if Prop. 34 fails.
The new platform that SCU will use for Kirk Hanson's (Markkula) pilot "Massive Online Open Course," and SCU's participation in the effort, was covered by Campus Technology.
Andre Delbecq's (Management) course on Spirituality for Organizational Leadership was described in Forbes.com.
Helen Popper's (Economics) book California Native Gardening was reviewed extensively by the Los Altos Town Crier.
A study on what made fashion blogs into must-follow blogs, co-authored by Ed McQuarrie (Marketing), was written up in the Canadian Leader-Post and carried in 10 other Canadian papers or sites.
Ruth Silver Taube (Law) wrote an op-ed for the San Jose Mercury News on the anniversary of the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
Buford Barr (Marketing/Communication) was quoted in a Marin Independent story about Microsoft opening up a store a la Apple. Bloomberg BusinessWeek carried the story online.
Lorenzo Gamboa (Admissions) was quoted in a story on college essays in a blog post at Huntington Woods-Berkeley Patch.
A photo by student Samir Khanna of another student wearing a black outfit was featured in a Huffington Post story "Campus Style, Getting Colder."
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.
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