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

  •  Robert Hendershott

    Robert Hendershott (Finance) talked to NPR’s Marketplace about the “cool factor” in Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr. Several other stations and sites ran the piece. 

  •  David Sloss

    David Sloss (Law) talked to ABC 7 about the impact of Chinese hackers on the U.S. government. 

  •  Eric Goldman

    Eric Goldman (Law) spoke to Associated Press, and blogged for Forbes about a novel law against “false patent claims.”  About 200 sites or outlets picked up the story. He also discussed Google’s “creepy line” between business and privacy intrusion with Mercury News columnist, a story that received picked up in dozens of other papers or sites. He also wrote an op-ed about being newly tenured faculty for Inside Higher Ed

  •  Paige Kaneb

    Paige Kaneb (NCIP) spoke to ABC7 about the lack of support for those who are released after having been wrongfully convicted. 

  •  Phil Kesten

     Phil Kesten (Physics) spoke about the possibility of warp drive on NBC Bay Area’s weekend morning show ahead of the release of Star Trek into Darkness. His class also was mentioned in US News and World Report’s University Directory about how the franchise had spawned courses.

  •  Farid Senzai

    Farid Senzai was quoted by Religion News Service,  and the San Francisco Chronicle featured his study with the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding about the Bay Area Muslim population.

  •  Michael Whalen

    Michael Whalen (Communication) talked about the representation of Silicon Valley in the film industry, for a Mercury News story about the  Google movie Internship, which appeared in more than a dozen sites or papers. 

  •  Steve Johnson

    A story about SCU's new Academy of Blended Learning ran in Campus Technology and quoted Steve Johnson (Education/Markkula). 

  •  Colleen Chien

    A study by Colleen Chien (Law) of the effect on businesses of patent lawsuits was noted in more than 40 publications or sites after Reuters, Ars Technica and others picked up the story. Her work was also cited in the Wall Street Journal, Economic Times, and CNET. 

  •  Ana Maria Pineda

    Ana Maria Pineda (Religious Studies) was quoted in BBC Mundo about the de-blocking of the process for canonizing Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador. 


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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