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

  •  Ryan Holmes

    Ryan Holmes (Markkula) was quoted in the two Mercury News articles about the difficult decision to remove an Oakland teen from life support, which ran in about a dozen Bay Area news outlets. He was also interviewed by an Oklahoma radio station about the ethics of a bill allowing death row inmates to donate their organs.

  •  Mick McCarthy, S.J.

     Mick McCarthy, S.J.  (Ignatian Center) wrote an op-ed that ran in the San Francisco Chronicle about how Pope Francis’ focus on others, openness and mercy can be traced to  his roots as a Jesuit.

  •  Frugal Innovation Lab

     The Frugal Innovation Lab (Engineering) was featured in several outlets including science and development blog, highlighting a student project that tests water for arsenic.

  •  Tseming Yang

     Tseming Yang (Law) wrote an op-ed about the tactic of “sue and settle” in environmental regulation, which ran in 89 different papers nationwide including the United Emirates’s The Gulf Today, Denver Post, Orange County Register and the Kansas City Star.

  •  Katie Heintz

    Katie Heintz (Communication) wrote a piece in Huffington Post recommending features of tech gifts for children, highlighting the importance of interaction in communicating with children. 

  •  Irina Raicu

     Irina Raicu (Markkula) wrote a column entitled “NSA targets foreigners, catches Americans” that ran in USA Today and about 15 other outlets including the Green Bay Press Gazette, The Wisconsin Rapids Daily, and Oshkosh Northwestern.

  •  Social Benefit Program

     The blog Left Coast Cowboys wrote several times about SCU students in the Global Social Benefit Fellowship program (CSTS), who were in Uganda conducting research for Solar Sister. 

  •  Jane Curry

    Jane Curry (Political Science) wrote an article in America Magazine about Tadeusz Mazowiecki and his role as a Catholic individual and leader in Solidarity and as Prime Minister in the first post-communist government in Poland. 

  •  Robert Eberhard

     Robert Eberhart (Management) was quoted in the New York Times about startups and entrepreneurship in Japan. The story ran in a dozen other outlets.

  •  Jim Balassone

     Jim Balassone (Markkula) analyzed the ethical difference between a bribe and a tip for a KQED story about a San Francisco Taxi conflict.


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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