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

  •  Ed Karrels

    Student Ed Karrels (Engineering) was the focus of an ABC7 story on pi day about his record-breaking pi research. 

  •  Mike Sexton

    Mike Sexton (Enrollment Management) was a guest on an hour-long radio program on KALW about the college admissions process. He was also  quoted in a Mercury News story about the “balancing act” of admissions policy, and was also quoted about the new SATs in Inside Higher Ed, for a story that ran in the blog The Dish as well.

  •  SCU Law

    A story in US News and World Report noted that SCU Law has the highest median starting salary of all surveyed law schools.

  •  Kirthi Kalyanam

    Kirthi Kalyanam (Marketing) spoke to ABC7 and CBS5 about the $9 billion deal for Safeway. At least four other stations carried the stories.

  •  Elspeth Rosetti

    Elspeth Rosetti (Career Services) was featured in a Q&A about the benefits of hiring millenials, in Chief Learning Officer magazine online. 

  •  Drew Starbird

    The opening of application period for the California Program for Entrepreneurship was featured in an interview on KLIV radio, which quoted Drew Starbird (Leavey) talking about the unique aspects of this valuable, free program.

  •  Caroline Chen

    Caroline Chen (LITC) was quoted in a Mercury News story about a rare late-filing penalty against a county department. She also was quoted in the site WalletHub discussing the best tax advice for filers. 

  •  James Lai

    James Lai (Political Science) was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article about how a new candidate is affecting a South Bay congressional race. The story also ran in the Contra Costa Times, Tri Valley Times and Willits News. 

  •  James O'Toole

    James O’Toole (Markkula) was quoted in Inc. for his blog suggesting San Francisco’s tech culture has an image problem. 

  •  Pat Cain

    Pat Cain (Law) was quoted in a widely reprinted CNBC story about the marriage penalty in the tax law. 


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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