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

  •  Deborah Whiteman

    Deborah Whiteman (Archives & Special Collections) was quoted in UCLA Today about her work on an exhibit on adventurous women travelers.

  •  Ellen Kreitzberg

    Ellen Kreitzberg (Law) had a letter to the editor published in the LA Times and the Mercury News, about the budgetary cost of the death penalty.

  •  Ron Katz

    Ron Katz (Law) had a letter to the editor printed in the New York Times regarding a lack of rules to prevent injuries at home plate in baseball.

  •  Don Polden

    Don Polden (Law) was quoted in an NPR Morning Edition story, aired on stations nationwide, about bias being alleged against blind students by law schools.

  •  Michelle Marvier

    The San Francisco Chronicle wrote a story about SCU’s new Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, which quoted department chair Michelle Marvier.

  •  Mary Furlong

    Numerous sessions of the 8th annual business school-sponsored Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit were written up in Viodi View, an online publication for telco companies. KGO Radio also ran a story about the summit and quoted event organizer Mary Furlong (Dean’s Executive Professor/Business).

  •  Farid Senazi


    KNTV interviewed Farid Senazi (Political Science) about President Obama's plan to pull out of Afghanistan.


  •  Mike Whalen

    Mike Whalen (Communication) was interviewed by the site SF360 about his 15 years of work as a documentary producer.

  •  Bradley Joondeph

    Bradley Joondeph (Law) was interviewed by KCBS and KNX (in Los Angeles) about the Supreme Court’s ruling to strike down a California law restricting purchases of violent video games by minors. 

  •  Kennedy Commons

    SCU's rooftop garden at the Kennedy Commons was featured in the San Jose Mercury News. The story was republished in 39 newspapers and television websites.


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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