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

  •  ROTC program

    SCU’s ROTC program was lauded as being the “Most Devoted” in the nation, by NerdWallet’s NerdScholar blog. 

  •  Ruth Silver Taube

    Ruth Silver Taube (Law/KGACLC) was quoted in stories on KCBS and KQED about the problem of wage theft by employers. 

  •  Steven Wade

    Steven Wade (Finance) was spotlighted in a story at the website of the International Rescue Committee for offering free tax help for refugees. 
  •  Jim Balassone

    Jim Balassone (Markkula) was quoted on KLIV-AM and KGO Radio about a Silicon Valley antitrust case. 

  •  David Ball

    David Ball (Law) wrote an op-ed for JURIST about the benefits of a “potency tax” approach to marijuana regulation.

  •  Phil Beltran

    Phil Beltran (Campus Safety) spoke to KLIV radio about airport safety after the saga of a high schooler from Santa Clara surviving a trip from San Jose to Hawaii in a plane's wheel well. 

  •  Diane Dreher

    Diane Dreher (English) blogged for Psychology Today on how to be more compassionate in the cutthroat world. 

  •  Elizabeth Drescher

    A Religion Dispatches article by Elizabeth Drescher (Religious Studies) debunking current theories about how Internet use leads to a lack of religious belief, ran in She also wrote a column in Religion Dispatches about a study showing Americans don’t mind prayers at public meetings.

  •  Robert Eberhart

    Robert Eberhart (Management) was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News about how Silicon Valley company profits are going directly to investors like never before. 

  •  Farid Senzai

    Farid Senzai (Political Science) was mentioned in an article by Tikkun Daily blog about his research on the Bay Area Muslim community. 


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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