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

  •  Irina Raicu, Allen Hammond

    Irina Raicu (Markkula) wrote an op-ed comparing Big Data to Dickens literature themes, which ran in re/code, and she participated in a Huffpo Live webcast about how Facebook should handle suicide photos. She and Allen Hammond (Law) also were quoted in a BBC news story about the relationship between net neutrality and Internet piracy.

  •  Brian Love

    Brian Love (Law)  was quoted in nearly 800 stories stemming from interviews he gave about a jury decision to let stand $120 million in damages assessed against Samsung for patent infringement on Apple products. Stories ran in Voice of America, Fortune/CNN,International Business Times, and The New York Times, among many others. 

  •  JST

    JST’s Women of Wisdom and Action initiative was highlighted in a blog in  National Catholic Reporter, as part of that paper’s Global Sisters Report on worldwide women religious.

  •  Cara Uy

    Cara Uy (Sustainability) was interviewed by NBC Bay Area about the importance of leading the fight against climate change. 

  •  Ed Maurer

    Ed Maurer (Civil Engineering) was interviewed by KLIV radio about climate change and its impact on the Bay Area, following a report by the White House.

  •  Ruth Silver Taube

    Ruth Silver Taube (KGACLC/Law) was quoted in the Palo Alto Weekly and Mountain View Voice for her work to thwart human trafficking in the Bay Area. 

  •  Mike Gilleran

    Mike Gilleran (ISLE)  was interviewed on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams about the implications of the NBA ban on Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

  •  John Ifcher

    John Ifcher (Economics) was spotlighted in an article by The Atlantic for his research about kids and their correlation with parent’s happiness.

  •  Joe Sugg

    Joe Sugg (Operations) was interviewed for a Fast Company story featuring SCU’s new microgrid. 

  •  Meir Statman

    Meir Statman (Finance) spoke to KPCC about the perils of allowing early withdrawals from retirement accounts such as 401(k)s. 

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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