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

  •  CSTS's Inaugural Magis Dinner

    CSTS’s inaugural Magis dinner event was covered in a story and photo essay in the blog Innov8social, and in  a column in the San Jose Mercury News, including references to remarks by Thane Kreiner (CSTS) Michael Engh, S.J. (president) Kirk Hanson (Markkula), Mick McCarthy, S.J. (Ignatian Center) and Jim Koch (CSTS). 

  •  Northern California Innocence Project

    A conference on fixing eyewitness identification processes, sponsored by the Northern California Innocence Project, was covered on two news segments on KTVU TV as well as KGO and KQED news radio shows. Some of the stories quoted Maitreya Badami of NCIP. 

  •  California Program for Entrepreneurs

    Santa Clara’s California Program for Entrepreneurs (Leavey) was credited with helping program alum Jacquetta Lannan open up her own high-end hot dog store, in a story in the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

  •  John Ifcher

    John Ifcher's (Economics) research on parental happiness received more press coverage, in, Al Jazeera, and KPCC public radio. 

  •  Bob Peterson

    Bob Peterson (Law) was quoted by Investopedia, Carrier Management, and Casualty Actuarial Society, about insurance issues related to autonomous vehicles, from a seminar held in April. 

  •  Paul Crowley, S.J.

    Paul Crowley. S.J. (Religious Studies) was quoted in a  Religion News Service story, which ran in a handful of sites, about the the re-emergence and fresh controversy over Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s concept of “conscious evolution.” Crowley also wrote a review of two books including David Pleins’s The Evolving God, for America Magazine. 

  •  Dean Ku

    Dean Ku (Career Center) wrote an article for USA Today about how students can use LinkedIn to land a job. 

  •  Michelle Marvier

    Michelle Marvier (ESS) and Santa Clara University were mentioned in The New Yorker for a paper she just published about the shifting mission of the Nature Conservancy. Her work was also featured on the Nature Conservancy blog. 

  •  Robert Hendershott

    Robert Hendershott (Finance) was quoted in a number of widely reprinted Mercury News stories about the IPO of Zendesk. 

  •  Jim Cottrill

    Jim Cottrill (Political Science) was quoted about the current campaign between Ro Khanna and Mike Honda in the San Jose Mercury News and a few other Bay Area newspapers. 


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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