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

  •  Dan Strickland

     The San Francisco Chronicle ran a story about the award-winning engineering project being carried on by students of late SCU professor Dan Strickland. The story, which also mentioned students Sutyen Zalawada, Mike Sizemore, Ross Pimentel, and Sandeep Lele, was carried by numerous other outlets including RenewableEnergyWorld,, and CIO Finance. CBS5 and ABC also did stories on the group and their work honoring Strickland.

  •  Justen Whittall

     Justen Whittall (Biology) talked to USA Today about evolutionary aspects of Ecuador's long-tongued bat in advance of its appearance on a National Geographic documentary. More than 50 other sites or papers carried the story. 

  •  Ye Cai

     A study co-authored by Ye Cai (Finance) about how entrepreneurs are better VCs by some measures, was written up in Forbes. 

  •  Kirk Hanson

     Kirk Hanson's (Markkula Center) comments to AP on the 30-year-old case of Etan Patz, and the ethical dilemma of knowing about a friend or family member's wrongdoing, was carried in more than 230 sites or papers.

  •  Bradley Joondeph

     Bradley Joondeph (Law) appeared in about 50 papers or sites after talking to USA Today about the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on President Obama 's health care law.

  •  SCU's undergraduate commencement

     Steve Wozniak's address at SCU's undergraduate commencement was carried in the San Jose Mercury News and a dozen other outlets. NBC Bay Area and ABC7 also mentioned the speech in their newscasts. 

  •  Tyler Ochoa

     Tyler Ochoa (Law) talked to IDG News Service for two stories about Oracle's loss and chances of appeal in the Android copyright case.

  •  Judy Nadler

     Judy Nadler (Markkula) was quoted in a number of stories on conflicts of interest in government, including stories in the Kentucky Enquirer (about a councilwoman who learned how to upholster furniture through a program intended for ex-offenders); the Cincinnati Enquirer (about a councilwoman who got her house painted for free) and the Arizona Republic.  

  •  Sunwolf

     A Huffington Post list naming Sunwolf (Communication) as one of 30 top Tweeting neuroscience experts was covered by KNTV.

  •  Alexander Field

     A letter to the editor from Alexander Field (Economics) criticizing the notion that there was a financial crisis in 1981-1982, was published in the Wall Street Journal

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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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