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

  •  Kristin Heyer

    Kristin Heyer (Religious Studies) talked to Catholic Relief Services' news service about how Congress seems to be incorporating some human values into the immigration debate.  

  •  Andrew Ishak

    Andrew Ishak (Communication) was interviewed by NBC Bay Area for his research in communication in life-saving organizations, for a story on the interagency communication for the Boston manhunt. 

  •  Kirthi Kalyanam

    Kirthi Kalyanam (Marketing/RMI) discussed aesthetics of old-fashioned cash registers with the New York Times, a story that ran in about 10 other outlets as well. 

  •  Tom Plante

    Tom Plante (Psychology) was interviewed on the Canadian Broadcasting Company show The Current about why people fall for imposters, cons and schemes in reference to Clark Rockefeller. 

  •  Santa Clara University

    CBS News MoneyWatch listed Santa Clara University as #18 among the top "25 Universities with the best return on investment."  

  •  Nancy Unger

    Nancy Unger (History) wrote an op-ed that appeared in about women's roles in the environmental preservation movement. 

  •  Edie Sundby

    The story of a historic visit to Mission Santa Clara by Edie Sundby, who walked the 800 miles required to visit all 21 California Missions, was carried in Valley Catholic. 

  •  Buford Barr

     Buford Barr (Marketing) and his Public Relations students were quoted in a KGO radio story for their campaign to raise awareness about a state bill requiring drug companies to take responsibility for proper disposal of unused meds.

  •  Farid Senzai

    Work by Farid Senzai (Political Science) on a Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life study about Muslim views on democracy, Sharia law and other issues, continued to be cited in about 100 publications or sites, including those in Macon, Ga., Benton, Ark., and Newton, Kansas. 

  •  Linda Starr

    Linda Starr (NCIP) was quoted  in the Los Angeles Times about the impact of a Supreme Court ruling giving imprisoned people a new avenue for appeal. 


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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