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

  •  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.

  •  John Kohler

     John Kohler (CSTS) was quoted in an Associated Press story about microlending in Silicon Valley, which appeared in more than 140 sites or publications including the Washington Post, St. Paul Pioneer Press, CBS Moneywatch, and the Houston Chronicle.

  •  Solar Decathlon Team

     SCU’s entry in the Solar Decathlon was mentioned in stories in the Orange County Register,’s Walking feature; Fast Company’s co.exist blog; blog; and 

  •  Tom Massaro, S.J.

    A talk by Tom Massaro, S.J. (JST) on the subject of effective social ministry was featured in Catholic San Francisco.  

  •  Jerry Burger

    Jerry Burger (Psychology) was mentioned in a Boston Globe feature on the Milgram experiments updated by Prof. Burger. 


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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