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

  •  Tyler Ochoa

    Tyler Ochoa (Law) was quoted in the L.A. Daily Journal about an Oracle-Google copyright battle. 

  •  Tom Plante

    Tom Plante (Psychology) was quoted in the Mercury News about the protest of  Silicon Valley tech worker buses representing a bigger problem of income disparity. The story ran in about a dozen other outlets including Bloomberg Businessweek. He also was  mentioned in a marketing blog about SCU’s innovative use of BuzzFeed. 

  •  Santa Clara University students

     Santa Clara University students’ second-place standing in the American Institute of CPA’s 2013 Accounting competition was covered in Accounting Today.

  •  Farid Senzai

    Farid Senzai (Political Science) was mentioned in a Foreign Policy Association’s blog listing his book Political Islam in the Age of Democratization as one of the most significant books of 2013. 

  •  Teny Shapiro

    Teny Shapiro (Economics) was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News, which ran in a half-dozen other publications,  about consumer perceptions of the new ObamaCare costs. 

  •  Hersh Shefrin

     Hersh Shefrin (Finance) was quoted in a LearnVest story, which was republished in The Week, about “drunk shopping.” He also was quoted in Investors Chronicle about the tendency to hold onto money-losing stocks, and wrote a column for Huffington Post about holiday overspending. 

  •  Solar Decathlon Team

    The Solar Decathlon team (Engineering) was mentioned in the blog Urban Land. 

  •  Meir Statman

    Meir Statman (Finance) was quoted in Kiplinger’s magazine about one financial resolution: creating a forced savings mechanism. He was also quoted in a widely reprinted San Jose Mercury News story about the psychology that affects lottery players. 

  •  Paul Crowley, S.J.

    Paul Crowley, S.J. (Religious Studies) was quoted on KPIX CBS5 and in the Los Angeles Times about the recent commentary from Pope Francis regarding Catholic priorities. 

  •  Kirk Hanson

     Kirk Hanson (Markkula) talked to the New York Times about ethical issues confronting would-be whistleblowers. He also was a guest on KLIV Inside Silicon Valley about the origins of the Markkula Center, and he was quoted in the Arizona Republic about potential conflicts of interest involving the opening of a Goodwill store.


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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