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

  •  Thomas Massaro

    Thomas Massaro, S.J., (JST) wrote an op-ed on the 50th Anniversary of Vatican II and its lasting importance, for the online National Catholic Reporter.

  •  Irina Raicu

    Irina Raicu (Markkula) was quoted in a widely reprinted New York Times article about the ethics of affective computing which aims to give computers the ability to read emotion.

  •  Mick McCarthy

    Mick McCarthy, S.J., (Ignatian Center) wrote an op-ed on the importance of religious discourse in the public sphere for the San Jose Mercury News.

  •  SCU Debate Team

    The San Jose Mercury News featured members of the the SCU debate team in five separate stories during their coverage of the presidential and vice presidential debates.

  •  Jim Cottrill

    Jim Cottrill (Political Science) provided commentary on the first presidential debate three times on Today in the Bay on NBC Bay Area.

  •  Tom Plante

    Tom Plante (Psychology) talked to Entrepreneur Magazine about how to handle criticism at work.

  •  Margaret Russell

    Margaret Russell (Law) spoke to KGO radio and NBC Bay Area about a Supreme Court hearing on the constitutionality of race as a factor in university admissions.

  •  Colleen Chien

    Colleen Chien (Law) co-wrote an op-ed for TechCrunch on 10 things that small companies can do when confronted by a lawsuit brought by a "patent troll" alleging patent violations. Her study and Congressional testimony on the topic were noted in the Financial Times as well as the blog The Rackspace Blog and Newsroom.

  •  Melan Jaich

    Melan Jaich (Communication) provided political commentary on the vice presidential debate twice on Today in the Bay on NBC Bay Area.

  •  Elizabeth Drescher

    Elizabeth Drescher (Religious Studies) spoke to KLIV radio about her research into Americans who self-identify as having no religious affiliation, who are known as "religious nones."


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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